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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Effingham County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,910

Renter-occupied housing units : 497

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 407

Renter-occupied housing units : 142

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 706

Renter-occupied housing units : 547

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,567

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,649


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Effingham County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 899

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,492

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,633

Householder 55 to 59 years : 687

Householder 60 to 64 years : 468

Householder 65 to 74 years : 443

Householder 75 years and over : 237

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 314

Householder 35 to 44 years : 346

Householder 45 to 54 years : 776

Householder 55 to 59 years : 457

Householder 60 to 64 years : 534

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,135

Householder 75 years and over : 1,169


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Effingham County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 224

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 385

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 595

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 344

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 411

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 138

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 110

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 190

50.0 percent or more : 297

Not computed : 141


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Effingham County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $288,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $242,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $159,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $149,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $121,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $89,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $76,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Effingham County, Illinois: 68.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Effingham County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 71 71 $7,987,124
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $134,000
  Five or More Family 1 8 $308,500
  Total

73 83 $8,429,624
2000        
  Single Family 49 49 $6,576,246
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $274,853
  Total

50 57 $6,851,099
2001        
  Single Family 41 41 $6,342,066
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $274,853
  Total

42 49 $6,616,919
2002        
  Single Family 36 36 $4,777,204
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $301,872
  Five or More Family 1 8 $274,853
  Total

39 51 $5,353,929
2003        
  Single Family 57 57 $9,344,531
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $129,000
  Total

58 63 $9,473,531
2004        
  Single Family 69 69 $10,578,484
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

69 69 $10,578,484
2005        
  Single Family 68 68 $10,554,552
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $307,500
  Total

69 76 $10,862,052
2006        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,094,351
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $300,000
  Total

13 18 $1,394,351


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Effingham County, IL): $39,379
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Effingham County): $83,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Effingham County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 55.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 20.5%
Electricity: 19.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Effingham County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 15%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 70.91%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 14.09%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Effingham County): $436
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Effingham County): $565


(updated 2010)



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