Effingham County Information

Effingham in Georgia occupies 483 square miles and has a 2006 population of 48,954, a change from a 2000 population of 37,535 and 25,687 in 1990. 14.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.2% percent is 25-35, and 16% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 79 acts of violent crime reported in Effingham in 2004, a change from 153 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 897 people: 3.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.1%.

Read more about Effingham, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyEffingham 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area483 sq. milesRanked 2,234 of 3,140
Population 200648,954Ranked 973 of 3,140
Population 200546,842 
Population 200037,535Ranked 1,177 of 3,140
Population 199025,687Ranked 1,435 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion85% 
African American13.3% 
Asian American.6% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.9% 
Population 5 to 1414.8% 
Population 15 to 2414.9% 
Population 25 to 3416.2% 
Population 35 to 4416% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 648.9% 
Population 65 to 744.9% 
Population 75 and up3.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes79153
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies13 
Aggravated Assaults62 
Total Property Crimes7581,567
Burglaries152 
Larceny Thefts549 
Motor Vehicle Thefts57 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population26,84319,090
Unemployed Population897585
Unemployment Rate3.3%3.1%

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