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Effington is a township in Otter Tail County, in the Fergus Falls metro area.
The latitude of Effington is 46.157N. The longitude is -95.464W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,522 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 297.
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50% of Effington residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Effington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Effington was $13,734, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Effington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Effington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.
Otter Tail County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Effington political report.
The average commute time for Effington workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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