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Effingham, IL

Effingham County, Illinois

Latitude: 39.120903     Longitude: -88.545909
Population 12,440 (2005)
Elevation of Effingham, Illinois: 592 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1722736, place: Effingham city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,076 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 355 (11.54%)
Kindergarten: 145 (4.71%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,414 (45.97%)
High school (grades 9-12): 602 (19.57%)
College or graduate school: 560 (18.21%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,240 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 685 (8.31%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 835 (10.13%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,560 (31.07%)
Some college, no degree: 2,135 (25.91%)
Associate degree: 621 (7.54%)
Bachelor's degree: 939 (11.4%)
Graduate or professional degree: 465 (5.64%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 81.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,799 (100%)
Never married: 2,180 (22.25%)
Now married, except separated: 5,228 (53.35%)
Separated: 181 (1.85%)
Total Widowed: 1,135 (11.58%)
Widowed Female: 932 (9.51%)
Total Divorced: 1,075 (10.97%)
Divorced Female: 622 (6.35%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 105 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 50 (47.62%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 9,342 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,320 (14.13%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,674 (100%)
--With a disability: 131 (4.9%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,543 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,073 (16.4%)
----Percent employed: 65.1%
--No disability: 5,470 (83.6%)
----Percent employed: 84.4%
Population 65 years and over: 2,055 (100%)
--With a disability: 856 (41.65%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 11,542 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,684 (49.25%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 5,756 (49.87%)
--Same county: 3,537 (30.64%)
--Different county: 2,219 (19.23%)
----Same state: 1,613 (13.98%)
----Different state: 606 (5.25%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 102 (0.88%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 12,436 (100%)
Native: 12,225 (98.3%)
--Born in United States: 12,149 (100%)
----State of residence: 10,070 (80.97%)
----Different state: 2,079 (16.72%)
--Born outside United States: 76 (0.61%)
Foreign born: 211 (1.7%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 115 (0.92%)
--Naturalized citizen: 65 (0.52%)
--Not a citizen: 146 (1.17%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 211 (100%)
Europe: 31 (14.69%)
Asia: 58 (27.49%)
Africa: 11 (5.21%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 111 (52.61%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 11,542 (100%)
English only: 11,146 (96.57%)
Language other than English: 396 (3.43%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 182 (1.58%)
--Spanish: 168 (1.46%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 95 (0.82%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 166 (1.44%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 54 (0.47%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 42 (0.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 28 (0.24%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 12,436 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 11,271% (90.63%)
Arab: 6 (0.05%)
Czech: 44 (0.35%)
Danish: 17 (0.14%)
Dutch: 236 (1.9%)
English: 1,267 (10.19%)
French (except Basque): 322 (2.59%)
French Canadian: 84 (0.68%)
German: 4,633 (37.25%)
Greek: 5 (0.04%)
Hungarian: 5 (0.04%)
Irish: 1,275 (10.25%)
Italian: 296 (2.38%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 96 (0.77%)
Polish: 155 (1.25%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 19 (0.15%)
Scotch-Irish: 257 (2.07%)
Scottish: 115 (0.92%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 26 (0.21%)
Swedish: 96 (0.77%)
Swiss: 41 (0.33%)
Ukrainian: 30 (0.24%)
United States or American: 1,120 (9.01%)
Welsh: 87 (0.7%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 1,039 (8.35%)

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