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Edgewood, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Edgewood had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2016. Edgewood ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgewood is located at latitude 42.6442 and longitude -91.4017 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edgewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Edgewood are located in Clayton County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Delaware County.

The City of Edgewood (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Edgewood is located within Township of Honey Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clayton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Edgewood, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 855
Population in Households 822
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,006
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $122,984
Average Home Value $194,377


Median Household Income $56,756
Average Household Income $65,081
Per Capita Income $26,585
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.16%
Households -0.08% -0.1%
Families 2.69% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Edgewood, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewood to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 341 66th
Population Density1 # 296 71st
Diversity Index2 # 919 8th
Median Household Income # 319 68th
Per Capita Income # 531 47th

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