Edgewood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 8,435 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edgewood is the 53rd largest community in Kentucky.
Edgewood real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Edgewood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Edgewood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edgewood is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewood who work in management occupations (19.29%), sales jobs (14.72%), and teaching (9.07%).
Also of interest is that Edgewood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Edgewood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.63% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Edgewood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Edgewood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Edgewood is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Edgewood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Edgewood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.66% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Edgewood in 2018 was $50,188, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,752 for a family of four.
The people who call Edgewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edgewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edgewood include German, Irish, English, British, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Edgewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.