Edgewater is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 21,566 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Edgewater is the 125th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Edgewater isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Edgewater are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Edgewater is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewater who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), sales jobs (10.38%), and management occupations (7.98%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Edgewater has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Edgewater a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Edgewater is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The percentage of adults in Edgewater with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.70% of adults in Edgewater have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Edgewater in 2010 was $23,453, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,812 for a family of four. However, Edgewater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Edgewater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edgewater residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edgewater include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Edgewater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.