Effingham County GA Information


Effingham County Subdivisions

Effingham County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 60,602
Daytime Population: Workers 12,478
Daytime Population: Residents 31,975
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,453
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 60,053
Population in Familes 52,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 549
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $61,474
Average Household Income $74,453
Per Capita Income $26,095


Total Housing Units 23,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,481 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,476 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,061 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $172,321
Average Home Value $207,060


Total Households 20,957
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 16,251
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.07% 2.11%
Households 2.05% 2.1%
Families 1.94% 2.02%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


Effingham County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Effingham County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 76th
Population Density # 48 70th
Diversity Index # 133 17th
Median Household Income # 12 93rd
Per Capita Income # 24 86th

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