Edgewood, Iowa

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Edgewood, Iowa
Location of Edgewood, Iowa
Location of Edgewood, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°38′41″N 91°24′6″W / 42.64472°N 91.40167°W / 42.64472; -91.40167Coordinates: 42°38′41″N 91°24′6″W / 42.64472°N 91.40167°W / 42.64472; -91.40167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountiesDelaware, Clayton
Area
 • Total0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Land0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,175 ft (358 m)
Population
 • Total864
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
861
 • Density1,017/sq mi (392.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
52042, 52044
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-24060
GNIS feature ID0456235
Websitewww.edgewoodiowa.com

Edgewood is a city in Clayton and Delaware counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. Highway 3, which runs through the center of town, is the dividing line between the two counties. The Edgewood post office was established in 1852 on the Clayton side of the town. Edgewood was formally incorporated in 1892 even though it had a functioning council for some time before that.[4] The population was 864 at the 2010 census, down from 923 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Edgewood is located at 42°38′41″N 91°24′6″W / 42.64472°N 91.40167°W / 42.64472; -91.40167 (42.644845, -91.401792).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900565—    
1910555−1.8%
1920617+11.2%
1930638+3.4%
1940716+12.2%
1950696−2.8%
1960767+10.2%
1970786+2.5%
1980900+14.5%
1990842−6.4%
2000923+9.6%
2010864−6.4%
1880216−75.0%
2016861+298.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 864 people, 385 households, and 216 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,016.5 inhabitants per square mile (392.5/km2). There were 421 housing units at an average density of 495.3 per square mile (191.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 385 households of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.9% were non-families. 38.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 46.6 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.5% were from 45 to 64; and 28.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 923 people, 364 households, and 243 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,092.6 people per square mile (424.3/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 486.5 per square mile (188.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.46% White, 0.11% Native American, 0.22% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 364 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.

23.5% were under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,455, and the median income for a family was $42,946. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $21,406 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,187. About 0.8% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Edgewood-Colesburg Community School District operates public schools.

Events[edit]

The city and chamber of commerce host an annual rodeo, the Edgewood Rodeo Days, which includes events put on by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.[8]

See also[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ Edgewood, Iowa web page - “Where vision meets reality.”
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ 22nd Annual Edgewood Rodeo Days, Edgewood Economic Development, 2009-03-16. Accessed 2009-05-04.

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