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Effingham County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 34,221 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 34,264 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,950
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,439
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,883
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,126 (it was 3,118 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 479 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Effingham County: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Effingham County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 17,152  (50.1%)
Females: 17,069  (49.9%)

Effingham County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Effingham County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,555 ($39,379 in 1999)

This county:

$54,555
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $483 (lower quartile is $393, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$483
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,795 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Effingham:

$141,795
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,861 - $220,007

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $144,478
Here:

$144,478
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $133,013
Here:

$133,013
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $99,901
Here:

$99,901
State:

$270,571

Mobile homes: $39,109
Here:

$39,109
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,072
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 378
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $252,400
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $207,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,114 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,004 (1.5%)

Effingham County household income distribution in 2009 Effingham County home values distribution Effingham County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Effingham County:

10.0%
Illinois:

13.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.7 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 26.8 years old, American Indian residents: 22.0 years old, Asian residents: 20.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 30.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Effingham County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.

Cities in this county include: Effingham, Altamont, Teutopolis, Watson, Dieterich, Edgewood, Beecher City, Mason, Montrose, Shumway.

Effingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Effingham County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Clay County, Kansas , Elbert County, Colorado , Fayette County , Ellsworth County, Kansas , Pocahontas County, West Virginia , Lincoln County, Missouri , Morris County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,366
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 518 (41.8% naturalized citizens)

Effingham County:

1.5%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 214
  • 2000 to 2009: 134
  • 1990 to 1999: 137
  • 1980 to 1989: 115
  • 1970 to 1979: 11
  • Before 1970: 71
Note: State values scaled to Effingham County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.9%

Effingham County marital status for males Effingham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,680
  • One, attached: 169
  • Two: 242
  • 3 or 4: 434
  • 5 to 9: 437
  • 10 to 19: 237
  • 20 to 49: 284
  • 50 or more: 147
  • Mobile homes: 1,153

Housing units in Effingham County with a mortgage: 5,121 (152 second mortgage, 586 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,337

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Effingham County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,61836
Catholic10,14410
Mainline Protestant2,68916
Other2873
None10,504-
Effingham County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Effingham County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Effingham County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Effingham County:

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Effingham County:

27.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Effingham County:

Average size of farms: 245 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,752
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $172.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,542
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $68,262
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.69%
Corn for grain: 90136 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10667 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 108989 harvested acres
Vegetables: 57 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Effingham County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from Effingham County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from Effingham County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 141.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Effingham County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (27%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (16%)
  • Colombia (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Japan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Effingham County (%):

  • German (50%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Effingham County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,526 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,868 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 81 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 17 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 154 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 284 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 665 (3.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Effingham County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 338 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Effingham County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 312 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,053.

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.04% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($26,273 average AGI)
1.28% relocated from other states ($14,076 average AGI)
Effingham County:

1.28%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fayette County, IL  0.42% ($29,583 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.32% ($27,717)
from Coles County, IL  0.30% ($49,907)
from Cumberland County, IL  0.21% ($31,967)
from Jasper County, IL  0.19% ($29,815)
from Clay County, IL  0.19% ($44,926)
from Cook County, IL  0.12% ($48,353)


4.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.05% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($21,276 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($12,843 average AGI)
Effingham County:

1.59%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, IL  0.40% ($30,241 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.28% ($24,125)
to Shelby County, IL  0.28% ($36,475)
to Jasper County, IL  0.22% ($25,032)
to Champaign County, IL  0.19% ($44,370)
to Cumberland County, IL  0.18% ($25,000)
to Clay County, IL  0.15% ($25,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Effingham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Effingham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Effingham County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Effingham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Effingham County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,791 (4,994 aged, 797 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 543 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Effingham County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (390)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (321)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (313)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (281)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (200)
  • Congestive heart failure (170)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (162)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (112)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (106)
  • Unspecified dementia (97)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,539
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 422
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,400

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,275
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 856
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 107

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,221
  • In family households: 28,035 (4,928 male householders, 3,831 female householders)
    6,943 spouses, 10,601 children (9,888 natural, 243 adopted, 468 stepchildren), 362 grandchildren, 123 brothers or sisters, 202 parents, 266 other relatives, 754 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,706 (2,101 male householders (1,662 living alone)), 2,477 female householders (2,222 living alone)), 1,127 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 475

Size of family households: 4,243 2-persons, 1,850 3-persons, 1,505 4-persons, 813 5-persons, 223 6-persons, 164 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,885 1-person, 508 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 18 5-persons.

5,324 married couples with children.
2,026 single-parent households (665 men, 1,361 women).

96.9% of residents of Effingham speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 59% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,013,000 ($4,946 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,662,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $78,713,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,187,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,915,000
Federal grants: $34,576,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,088,000 ($603,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,534,000 ($706,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,409,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,867,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,401
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,722
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -376
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Effingham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.67 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 119
  • 2010 to 2013: 474
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,668
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,128
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,911
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,818
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,678
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,392
  • 1940 to 1949: 670
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,054
Note: State values scaled to Effingham population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Effingham County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Effingham County population
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 648
  • 5 rooms: 1,764
  • 6 rooms: 2,591
  • 7 rooms: 1,954
  • 8 rooms: 1,279
  • 9+ rooms: 1,950
  • 1 room: 313
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 471
  • 4 rooms: 810
  • 5 rooms: 514
  • 6 rooms: 392
  • 7 rooms: 207
  • 8 rooms: 97
  • 9+ rooms: 98
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Effingham County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Effingham County population
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 203
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,672
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,928
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,876
  • 5+ bedrooms: 626
  • no bedroom: 309
  • 1 bedroom: 655
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,217
  • 3 bedrooms: 608
  • 4 bedrooms: 157
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
Cars and other vehicles available in Effingham County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Effingham County population
  • no vehicle: 275
  • 1 vehicle: 2,453
  • 2 vehicles: 4,363
  • 3 vehicles: 2,152
  • 4 vehicles: 835
  • 5+ vehicles: 325
  • no vehicle: 392
  • 1 vehicle: 1,536
  • 2 vehicles: 861
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

88% of Effingham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Illinois.

Effingham County:

87.7%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,135
  • Other state: 4,457
  • Northeast: 301
  • Midwest: 2,545
  • South: 1,084
  • West: 523

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Effingham County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.6%)
  • Electricity (23.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (55.3%)
  • Utility gas (39.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.7%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 470
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 141
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Effingham County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,013,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,515,000
    Financial Administration: $2,710,000
    Police Protection: $1,978,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,886,000
    Regular Highways: $707,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $92,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Police Protection: $75,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,423,000

Effingham County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,166,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $291,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,133,000
    Interest Earnings: $517,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,846,000
    Highways: $1,060,000
    All Other: $981,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,433,000
    NEC: $55,000

Effingham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,954,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 448
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 422
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 309
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 66
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 181
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 182
Effingham County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Effingham County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Effingham County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John27575.3 years
Mary23180.8 years
William19776.2 years
Robert14770.5 years
Charles14576.6 years
James14371.8 years
George11676.4 years
Anna10982.6 years
Frank10278.6 years
Henry10180.0 years
Most common last names in Effingham County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller9379.8 years
Smith8477.9 years
Davis7177.3 years
Koester4871.9 years
Thoele4481.7 years
Niebrugge3873.0 years
Martin3680.3 years
Lewis3679.2 years
Baker3571.9 years
Brown3376.1 years
Businesses in Effingham County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kohl's1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's4
Burger King1Menards1
Chevrolet1Motel 61
ColorTyme1New Balance1
Comfort Inn1Nike3
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry4Quiznos1
Dennys2Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx8Starbucks1
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Super 82
Goodwill4T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS7
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1