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Effingham County Statistics

Facts

Land area477.7 square miles
Population Density109.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)54,456
Population change4.2%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1827.1%
65 and over10.4%
Females50.3%
White83
Hispanic or Latino of any race3.3
Asian0.9%
Two or more races1.8%
Black or African American13.9%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school85%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16.8%
Veterans4,583

Households and Housing

Households17,830
Persons per household3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more86.4%
Median household income$63,030
The Per capita income$24,824
Live below the poverty line11.2%
Housing units20,063
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$155,400
Residents owning their homes76.6%

Business Facts

Total number of firms4,492
Women-owned firms25.9%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms6.5%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$322,581
Retail sales per capita$6,345
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$63,037
Source US Census Data