Edgewood is a very small town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 3,805 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Edgewood is the 43rd largest community in New Mexico.
Edgewood real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Edgewood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Edgewood is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.53% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edgewood is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewood who work in sales jobs (17.09%), office and administrative support (11.84%), and management occupations (9.57%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Edgewood is worth considering.
In Edgewood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.10 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Edgewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Edgewood is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.94% of adults in Edgewood have a college degree.
The per capita income in Edgewood in 2010 was $29,698, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,792 for a family of four. However, Edgewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Edgewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.94% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Edgewood include English, European, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Edgewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.