Edgewood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 11,213 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edgewood is the 87th largest community in Washington.
Edgewood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Edgewood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Edgewood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Edgewood is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgewood who work in sales jobs (14.10%), management occupations (14.08%), and office and administrative support (12.99%).
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.
One downside of living in Edgewood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.14 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Edgewood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.93% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Edgewood in 2010 was $38,052, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,208 for a family of four. However, Edgewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Edgewood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Edgewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Russian.