Population - Age
Currently, the median age of Effingham County residents is 36.1, and nearly 60% of the population is within the prime working age ranges.
|Under age 20:||29.8%|
|Under age 5||6.3%|
|Over Age 65:||10.4%|
|Age 85 and Older||0.7%|
Effingham County has access to an expanded labor pool from the neighboring Georgia counties of Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, and Screven, and the South Carolina counties of Hampton and Jasper, that collectively form our labor-shed area. This seven-county labor shed area translates into a labor pool of more than 242,000 workers for industries that locate in Effingham County.
Effingham County’s average labor force information is provided below:
Residents who work in Effingham County 4,394
Residents who work outside Effingham County 17,858
Non-residents who work in Effingham County 4,188
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