Edgewood, Texas

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Edgewood, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Edgewood Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Edgewood Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Edgewood, Texas

Comparing Edgewood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 3
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Edgewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles NW of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Van Zandt
Standard Zip Codes 75117
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.698
Longitude -95.885

Edgewood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 70 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station KAUFMAN 3 SE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
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Edgewood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,348 100%
Male 609 45.2%
Female 739 54.8%
Under 18 375 27.8%
18+ 973 72.2%
65+ 258 19.1%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,170 86.8%
African-American 114 8.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 33 2.4%
Mixed Race 22 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 4.5%

Estimated Edgewood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,451
Growth 103
Growth % 7.6%

Edgewood 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
US/American 25.5%
English 14.7%
Irish 13.4%
German 10.1%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Danish 1%
Swedish 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
European 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Edgewood 1,348 $36,850
Alba 430 $29,464
Canton 3,292 $42,500
Emory 1,021 $34,375
Fruitvale 418 $31,250
Grand Saline 3,028 $34,167
Wills Point 3,496 $36,875
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Edgewood High Schools (2004)

804 E PINE
Serves 300 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

Edgewood Colleges

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1. Tallapoosa, Georgia 85.5   33.2% 17.7% 12.5% 27 $37,401 6.9% 8.8% 2,789 19.4% 88.9 0.3% 5.7
2. Benson, North Carolina 81.4   32% 15.2% 15.3% 26 $32,277 8.8% 42.4% 2,923 25% 122.8 0.4% 10.3
3. Independence, Louisiana 81.2   31.7% 16.9% 9.5% 28 $30,685 7.3% 39.1% 1,724 29.3% 66.1 0.1% 11.6
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