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About Effingham County, Illinois


Effingham County is located in the state of Illinois and has a population of 34,038. There are about 11 cities within the region of Effingham County. The most popular cities in Effingham County include Effingham, Altamont, and Shumway. Effingham County is relatively safe, depending on the town, which has a personal crime risk (for violent and non-violent crimes) of 1.5%, which is lower than the state average of 13.2%. The majority of the residents of Effingham County have blue-collar jobs. The unemployment rate is about 2.20%, which is lower than the state average of 4.30%. As for the cost of living, Effingham County residents typically have a household income of $40,130 and spend $45,188 annually.

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What are the safest cities in Effingham County, Illinois?

* Safest cities are determined by the lowest personal crime risk (which includes violent and non-volent crimes). Most affordable cities are determined by the lowest average house price / average household income ratio.