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People

Total Population 507
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 243
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $450
Median House Value $64,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Edgewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Effingham
Standard Zip Codes 62426
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.92
Longitude -88.661

Edgewood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Edgewood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

La Clede (62426)

Laclede (62426)

Larkinsburg (62426)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamont 2,399 $57,188
Farina 576 $51,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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