Effingham, Kansas

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Effingham, Kansas

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High Points

Effingham strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Effingham Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Effingham Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Effingham, Kansas

Comparing Effingham to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Effingham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Atchison
Standard Zip Codes 66023
Phone Area Codes 913
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.522
Longitude -95.4

Effingham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HORTON
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Effingham Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 588 100%
Male 279 47.4%
Female 309 52.6%
Under 18 163 27.7%
18+ 425 72.3%
65+ 101 17.2%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.12
White 572 97.3%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.4%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Effingham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 582
Growth -6
Growth % -1%

Effingham Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.7%
US/American 31.3%
English 10.9%
Irish 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
European 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Effingham 588 $47,083
Everest 314 $40,000
Horton 1,967 $31,447
Lancaster 291 $37,188
Muscotah 200 $31,875
Nortonville 620 $40,781
Valley Falls 1,254 $41,500

Effingham Public Libraries

Effingham Community Library
414 MAIN
Effingham, Kansas
(913) 833-5881
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Effingham High Schools (2004)

Serves 259 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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