Edgewood, KY
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Edgewood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 8,769 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edgewood is the 45th 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 87.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edgewood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewood who work in office and administrative support (17.63%), healthcare (13.49%), and management occupations (13.31%).

Of important note, Edgewood is also a city of artists. Edgewood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Edgewood’s character.

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.

Because of many things, Edgewood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Edgewood a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Edgewood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Edgewood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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.

The citizens of Edgewood are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.69% of adults in Edgewood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Edgewood in 2010 was $45,229, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,916 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Edgewood include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Edgewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.