Effingham, Kansas

Population 540

Effingham is located in Atchison County, KS. The population is 540, making Effingham the 2nd largest city in Atchison County.

There are 2 public schools in Effingham with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Effingham is low , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Effingham is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Effingham property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Effingham include Benton Township, Lancaster and Kapioma Township.

Effingham Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15%

Crime Rate

40.69% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 60
  • Violent Crimes: 179
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 298
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 953

Registered Offenders

87.82% Higher than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Effingham
  • 111.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

6 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 6


Moderate 3.8%
  • Kansas unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Effingham, KS and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Effingham's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Effingham, KS

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2007, the city of Effingham, KS issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Effingham, KS issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $512
  • 1 Bedroom: $564
  • 2 Bedrooms: $742
  • 3 Bedrooms: $965
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,087

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Environmental Hazards

6 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Effingham, KS has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.58 Average
    Effingham, KS is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 25.27°
  • February 29.68°
  • March 43.72°
  • April 53.85°
  • May 64.97°
  • June 74.89°
  • July 77.34°
  • August 73.23°
  • September 64.98°
  • October 54.73°
  • November 43.37°
  • December 31.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Effingham, KS

Effingham, KS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Effingham, KS has no risk of hurricanes.
Effingham, KS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Effingham, KS has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Effingham, KS: $36,635


Unemployment in Effingham is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.39%
White Collar - 51.61%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Sam Brownback
  • Sen. Jerry Moran
  • Sen. Pat Roberts

City Representatives

  • Lynn Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Effingham, KS

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

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0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Effingham, KS
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