Rincon Facts

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Census Information and Demographics

The U.S. Census Bureau data for 2010 indicates the following population totals in our community:

Effingham County: 52,250

  • Rincon 8,836
  • Springfield 2,852
  • Guyton 1,684
  • Unincorporated 38,878

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Social Demographics

56% of Rincon residents are married, and approximately 86% of the population 25 or older have a high school diploma. 53% of residents are owner occupied. 68% of the population is over the age of 18 and the median household income was $58,923 in 2013.

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Rincon Demographics 

Crime Statistics

With City of Rincon Police response times of less than 3 minutes, residents can list safety and security among the top reasons for choosing to live in the Rincon area. For more crime statistic info on the overall Effingham County area, click here.

Economic Development and Employment Statistics

Employment population in Rincon has grown 73% since 2002 and in 2011 there were 3,781 workers. The County’s employment population in 2011 was 21,732. Rincon’s commercial property values have grown 125% between 2002 and 2012 and additional retail outlets are coming. Residential construction continues to improve within city limits, and the rental market is strong. For wage estimates in Rincon’s Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Savannah, click here also see census information

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis & Georgia Department of Community Affairs


Residents of the City of Rincon have long enjoyed excellent air, land and water quality. The City strives to protect the state waterways by using a chemical free process when treating waste water and the installation of a land application reuse system to reduce discharges in the creeks.


Over the past few decades, Effingham County school enrollment has nearly doubled, with about 280 new students enrolling each fall. Despite the growth, Effingham has maintained a student-oriented focus in delivering instructional programs, keeping student/teacher ratios lower than the state average, and channeling human resources into the classroom rather than administrative offices.

Cost of Living Comparisons

Find out how your current hometown stacks up in terms of salary and cost of living with the Rincon and Savannah areas. Comparisons are approximate and are calculated based on closest metropolitan areas. Click here for salary comparisons.

Property and Real Estate Information

The City of Rincon features charming, turn-of-the-century homes on quiet, tree-lined streets as well as state-of-the-art, custom built homes overlooking golf courses in well-planned subdivisions. The average home price range is $138,000, but homes are available in a wide variety of prices ranging from $89,000 to $356,000. Both yet-to-be-developed residential and commercial property also are available. To find out more about home and real estate opportunities in Rincon, click here.

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