Edgerton, Kansas

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Edgerton, Kansas

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High Points

Edgerton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Edgerton Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 12% Edgerton People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15% Edgerton Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Edgerton, Kansas

Comparing Edgerton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Edgerton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Olathe, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Johnson
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 66021
Phone Area Codes 913
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.764
Longitude -95.007

Edgerton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station PAOLA
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Edgerton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,440 100%
Male 762 52.9%
Female 678 47.1%
Under 18 475 33%
18+ 965 67%
65+ 53 3.7%
Median Age 28.3
Average Family Size 3.31
White 1,382 96%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 1.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 28 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 2.2%

Estimated Edgerton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,692
Growth 252
Growth % 17.5%

Edgerton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.5%
US/American 21.2%
Irish 14.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
English 10.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Italian 2.5%
Swedish 2%
Scottish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Yugoslavian 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
European 1%
Czech 1%
Welsh 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Edgerton 1,440 $51,213
Baldwin City 3,400 $51,667
Eudora 4,307 $50,909
Gardner 9,396 $54,554
Olathe 92,962 $68,498
Spring Hill 2,727 $54,375
Wellsville 1,606 $47,102
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