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Effingham is a city in Atchison County, in the Atchison metro area.
The latitude of Effingham is 39.522N. The longitude is -95.4W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,135 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 585.
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36% of Effingham residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Effingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Effingham was $14,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Effingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Effingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Libraries in Effingham include Effingham Community Library ... View libraries
Atchison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Effingham political report.
The average commute time for Effingham workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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