Effingham, IL

12,650 Population
9.9 square miles 1,274.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,274.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.1%
was 63.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.6%
was 2.4%
 
Percent Under 18
23.8%
was 24.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.7%
was 17.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
15.6%
was 16.8%
 
Median Household Income
$44,536
was $43,760
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48
45
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 7.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
308.5
was 190.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,496
was 3,269.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,671
was 5,700
 
Median Rent
$557
was $542
 
Total Building Permits
27
was 11
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,232
was 5,278
 
Homeownership Rate
63.3%
was 65.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
14
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
569.7
was 572.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.6%
was 19.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
13
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.6
was 1.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.2
was 0.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.8%
was 99.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.2%
was 90.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.2%
was 23.4%
 

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