Effingham, SC

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Living in Effingham

Effingham is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 7,249 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Effingham is the 63rd largest community in South Carolina.

Effingham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Effingham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Effingham who work in office and administrative support (13.05%), healthcare (12.17%), and sales jobs (8.21%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Effingham has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Effingham a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Effingham doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Effingham with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.11% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Effingham in 2018 was $21,352, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,408 for a family of four. However, Effingham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Effingham is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Effingham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Effingham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Effingham include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Effingham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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