Edgewood, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Edgewood, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Edgewood had a population of 857 as of July 1, 2018. 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 42.6444 and longitude -91.4013 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.

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Edgewood, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 857
Population in Households 824
Population in Familes 671
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,008
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $57,839
Average Household Income $69,103
Per Capita Income $27,947


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $141,228
Average Home Value $203,082


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.23%
Households -0.13% -0.21%
Families 1.93% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 2018 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 # 334 67th
Population Density # 295 71st
Diversity Index # 955 5th
Median Household Income # 404 60th
Per Capita Income # 578 43rd

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