|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Effingham is 12,221. Effingham, Illinois is the 2,736th largest city in the US.
Effingham is located entirely in Effingham County.
The peak population of Effingham was in 2000, when its population was 12,388. In 2000, Effingham was the 2,335th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,736th largest city in the US. Effingham is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Effingham has shrunk 1.3% since the year 2000. Effingham, Illinois's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Effingham has a population density of 1,249.8 people per square mile.
|2730||San Marino, California||12,254||-5.4%|
|2732||Camp Verde, Arizona||12,244||29.0%|
|2734||Scotts Valley, California||12,232||7.2%|
|2741||Big Lake, Minnesota||12,198||92.2%|
|2742||Babylon, New York||12,194||-3.3%|
The total voting age population of Effingham, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,348. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.2% of the residents of Effingham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Effingham are 94.4% White, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Black, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.9% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 4.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Effingham, 15.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.1% of families are below the poverty line in Effingham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.8% of Effingham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Effingham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.3% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Effingham residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Effingham is 2.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Effingham, 8.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Effingham is $47,582.
In Effingham, 59.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.3% of housing units in Effingham.
Of all the housing units in Effingham, 10.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Effingham, 5.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Effingham is $599.
In Effingham, 80.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.