Edgefield is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 4,760 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edgefield is the 78th largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Edgefield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.24% of Edgefield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Edgefield is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgefield who work in office and administrative support (12.99%), management occupations (7.30%), and sales jobs (6.35%).
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, Edgefield is worth considering.
The rate of college-level education in Edgefield is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.41% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Edgefield in 2010 was $13,749, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,996 for a family of four.
Edgefield is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Edgefield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edgefield residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Edgefield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Edgefield include Irish, German, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Edgefield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.