Edgewood, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 433 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 195  (45.2%)
Females: 238  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62426.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,641 (it was $20,987 in 2000)
Edgewood:

$35,641
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,599 (it was $12,338 in 2000)

Edgewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,714 (it was $30,300 in 2000)
Edgewood:

$49,714
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $61,521; Detached houses: $67,441; Mobile homes: $47,795

Median gross rent in 2012: $417.

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Edgewood races chart
  • White alone - 420 (95.5%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.4%)

Races in Edgewood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edgewood: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.8%), United States (10.8%), Welsh (2.8%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1882

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 432 people per square mile   (low).

Edgewood,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Edgewood:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edgewood village:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Edgewood, Illinois as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Edgewood to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $645 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.9%)

Edgewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (66.0 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (87.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mason, IL (1.7 miles ), Iola, IL (2.5 miles) , Watson, IL (2.9 miles ), Farina, IL (3.0 miles ), Altamont, IL (3.2 miles ), St. Peter, IL (3.3 miles ), St. Elmo, IL (3.5 miles ), Louisville, IL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 88.66 W

Area code: 618

Edgewood household income distribution Edgewood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Printing workers (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Printing workers (18%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Edgewood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Edgewood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edgewood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Edgewood village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edgewood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Edgewood center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from Edgewood center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Effingham County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edgewood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Edgewood:

  • LUTHERAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALTAMONT, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ST. ELMO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ST ELMO, IL)
  • OAKVIEW (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • ST ANTHONYS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • EFFINGHAM DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; EFFINGHAM, IL)

Airports located in Edgewood:

Amtrak station near Edgewood:

  • 15 miles: EFFINGHAM (S. BANKERS ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgewood:

  • Kaskaskia College (about 38 miles; Centralia, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,867)
  • Lake Land College (about 39 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 7,499)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Rend Lake College (about 57 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 59 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Vincennes University (about 64 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Millikin University (about 66 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)

Public elementary/middle school in Edgewood:

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Notable location: Edgewood Bi - County Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Edgewood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Effingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Edgewood that have no violations reported:

  • EDGEWOOD (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Edgewood compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Edgewood travel time to work - commute Edgewood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Edgewood village (based on Effingham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.47%
Here: 73.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents50.4%15.2%12.7%9.0%5.5%
Congregations15.9%15.9%11.1%23.8%14.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%1.0%0.9%2.4%
Congregations3.2%1.6%1.6%3.2%9.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Effingham County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Effingham County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Effingham County:

27.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,720
Streets and Highways 1$2,207$26,4848$3,388
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,104
Totals for Government 1$2,207$26,48418$6,212

Edgewood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $58,000 ($133.95)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($110.85)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($66.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($36.95)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($34.64)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($18.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($9.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($25.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($9.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $57,000 ($131.64)

Edgewood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $50,000 ($115.47)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($30.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($18.48)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($9.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($147.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $65,000 ($150.12)
    Highways: $15,000 ($34.64)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $32,000 ($73.90)
    Property: $25,000 ($57.74)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.62)

Edgewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $357,000 ($824.48)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fayette County, IL  0.42% ($29,583 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.32% ($27,717)
from Coles County, IL  0.30% ($49,907)


4.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, IL  0.40% ($30,241 average AGI)
to Coles County, IL  0.28% ($24,125)
to Shelby County, IL  0.28% ($36,475)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edgewood:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edgewood:

  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WHQQ (98.9 FM; NEOGA, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • W208AN (91.3 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Edgewood:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WEIL-LP (Channel 54; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Edgewood fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 1994 12:00 AM, 37, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1990 02:34 AM, Oak St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,152

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 38.935056 Lon: -88.692278), Call Sign: KNHE536, Licensee ID: L00065979
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/1998, Expiration Date: 09/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003
    Registrant: James Kuhns, 1664 N 600th St, Edgewood, IL 62426

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Edgewood NE, Lat: 38.921944 Lon: -88.662500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 40.1 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E Cornett
    Registrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Edgewood S, Lat: 38.921944 Lon: -88.662500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 40.1 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E Cornett
    Registrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:
  • Edgewood NE, Lat: 38.921944 Lon: -88.662500, Type: Rig, Structure height: 40.1 m, Call Sign: WQKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Ross E Cornett
    Registrant: Hofnet Communications, Inc., 401 E Wabash Ave, Effingham, IL 62401, Phone: (217) 342-6201, Fax: (217) 347-0280, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Edgewood)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Edgewood, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1378.7 years
Charles1279.7 years
Mary1183.3 years
William871.0 years
Robert672.5 years
Carl570.8 years
Earl576.8 years
Nellie584.2 years
Herman475.5 years
David443.5 years
Most common last names in Edgewood, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson980.1 years
Gillmore683.5 years
Prather680.5 years
Etchason676.5 years
Depoister562.2 years
Sapp572.8 years
Byers590.4 years
Weaver578.8 years
Steele584.4 years
Johnson482.2 years

Edgewood on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
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