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Effingham County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 586
Effingham, IL 62401 http://www.fourthcircuitil.com/
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 217-342-4065
F: 217-342-6183
Couriers: 120 W Jefferson #101
Effingham, IL 62401
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released

Effingham County, IL Vital Records

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Effingham County
County Clerk & Recorder
101 N 4th St, #201
Effingham, IL 62401 co.effingham.il.us/clerk-recorder
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 217-342-6535
Fax: 217-342-3577

Effingham County Vital Certificates

Effingham County Vital Certificates

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Effingham County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 478.70 sq mi
Population (2009): 34,424
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 98.3%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 160
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.60
Housing Units (2000): 13,959
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.0%
Migration Flow to Effingham County, IL from (2007-2008):

Effingham County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $894,266
  • Construction: $56,944
  • Retail Trade: $84,492
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $147,690
  • Banking: $24,039
  • Retail Trade: $84,492
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $37,123
  • Manufacturing: $178,617
  • Farms: $29,408
  • Government: $95,592
Employed (2000): 17,234
Unemployed (2000): 811
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $31,981
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $78,942 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $36,970 (thou. dol.)

Effingham County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 460
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.4
Deaths (2007): 329
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.0

Effingham County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 42
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 5
  • Aggravated Assault: 37
Property Crimes (2008): 463
  • Burglary: 56
  • Larceny-Theft: 391
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 16

Effingham County Genealogy Records