Edgewood is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,087 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edgewood is the 449th largest community in Pennsylvania. Edgewood has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Edgewood real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Edgewood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Edgewood is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edgewood is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewood who work in teaching (14.52%), office and administrative support (12.20%) and healthcare (9.73%).
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.
Of important note, Edgewood is also a borough 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.66% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Edgewood is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Despite being a small borough, Edgewood has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Edgewood. 68.45% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Edgewood in 2010 was $47,009, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,036 for a family of four. However, Edgewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Edgewood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. 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, Italian, Irish, English, Polish and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Edgewood is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,507|
|EDGEWOOD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||67.80%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||32.20%|
|TYPE OF EDGEWOOD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.42%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.08%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.26%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.06%|
|SIZE OF EDGEWOOD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.65%|
|AGE OF EDGEWOOD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.25%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||10.54%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.20%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||63.01%|
|EDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$200,145|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$916|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $56,000||4.10%|
|$56,001 - $113,000||11.90%|
|$113,001 - $225,000||40.78%|
|$225,001 - $338,000||23.71%|
|$338,001 - $450,000||9.85%|
|$450,001 - $563,000||5.46%|
|$563,001 - $844,000||4.20%|
|$844,001 - $1,126,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF EDGEWOOD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||9.94%|
|5 TO 17||8.33%|
|18 TO 24||5.56%|
|25 TO 34||20.68%|
|35 TO 54||26.25%|
|55 TO 64||16.11%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.12%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$68,925|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$47,009|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.58%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.98%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.72%)
Information Technology (3.44%)
Public Service (2.90%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.55%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.35%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.54%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (21.52%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.04%)
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