Health and Nutrition of Edwards, CO Residents

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Forty seven percent of Edwards residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 46.8%
  • County 45.8%
  • Colorado 48.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Edwards 19.7
  • County 20.4
  • Colorado 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.0
  • County 4.0
  • State 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Edwards 2.1
  • County 2.2
  • Colorado 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Edwards 2.2
  • County 2.2
  • Colorado 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.6
  • Eagle County 4.4
  • State 3.7

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Edwards resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Edwards residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • Eagle County 1.9
  • Colorado 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • County 19.3%
  • Colorado 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Edwards 22.1%
  • Eagle County 23.1%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Edwards 45.8%
  • County 43.7%
  • Colorado 46.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.8
  • Eagle County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Edwards 2.7
  • Eagle County 2.8
  • Colorado 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Edwards 24.4
  • Eagle County 24.2
  • Colorado 23.4

The average height of Edwards residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty five percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Edwards 67.1
  • Eagle County 67.2
  • Colorado 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Edwards 180.8
  • County 180.5
  • Colorado 179.4

Average BMI

  • Here 28.5
  • Eagle County 28.4
  • Colorado 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.6%
  • Eagle County 36.0%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Edwards 47.6%
  • Eagle County 47.0%
  • State 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Edwards 35.1%
  • Eagle County 34.0%
  • Colorado 35.9%

Sixty seven percent of Edwards residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty five percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Edwards 66.8%
  • County 67.2%
  • Colorado 64.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Edwards 27.4%
  • Eagle County 27.6%
  • State 24.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 24.9%
  • Eagle County 24.9%
  • Colorado 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Edwards 2.9%
  • County 3.3%
  • Colorado 2.8%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Edwards 16.2%
  • Eagle County 16.9%
  • Colorado 14.0%

Seven percent of people living in Edwards have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Edwards 7.1%
  • County 7.0%
  • State 9.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Edwards 39.6%
  • County 40.1%
  • State 45.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Edwards 2.3%
  • Eagle County 2.3%
  • Colorado 2.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Edwards residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.0
  • Eagle County 1.0
  • Colorado 1.1

Thirteen percent of Edwards residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty seven percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty five percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty three percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Edwards 12.8%
  • Eagle County 12.2%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Eagle County 4.8%
  • Colorado 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 67.3%
  • Eagle County 66.6%
  • Colorado 67.5%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 25.6%
  • County 25.3%
  • State 27.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Edwards 16.6%
  • Eagle County 16.6%
  • State 16.5%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Edwards 24.6%
  • Eagle County 25.0%
  • Colorado 22.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Edwards 43.1%
  • County 42.1%
  • Colorado 40.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty nine percent of people living in Edwards are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 69.5%
  • Eagle County 67.9%
  • State 72.6%

Thirteen percent of people living in Edwards have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Eighteen percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty two percent of people in Edwards frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twelve percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 13.3%
  • County 13.5%
  • State 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Edwards 17.7%
  • County 19.0%
  • State 22.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Edwards 31.8%
  • Eagle County 31.1%
  • State 38.6%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 12.1%
  • Eagle County 11.6%
  • State 16.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty four percent of people living in Edwards use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 33.7%
  • Eagle County 33.0%
  • State 35.9%

Twenty five percent of Edwards residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • Eagle County 26.4%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 26.3%
  • Eagle County 27.1%
  • Colorado 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Edwards 42.7%
  • County 43.0%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Eagle County 51.9%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • County 29.5%
  • State 28.1%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • County 21.2%
  • Colorado 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Edwards 20.2%
  • County 20.4%
  • Colorado 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • Eagle County 15.5%
  • Colorado 14.2%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.3%

Edwards residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Edwards 1.5
  • County 1.5
  • Colorado 1.9

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty four percent of people living in Edwards have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.1 days per month on average. They have 6.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 27 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 84.1%
  • County 83.8%
  • Colorado 81.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Eagle County 8.5%
  • Colorado 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.1
  • County 4.8
  • Colorado 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Edwards 6.3
  • County 6.2
  • Colorado 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Edwards 27.1
  • Eagle County 26.1
  • Colorado 23.5

Ninety eight percent of Edwards residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety one percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Ten percent of males in Edwards have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Thirteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Edwards were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 22 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 2.0 men on average. They have had 1.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Edwards were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Edwards has vaginal or anal sex 74 times a year. Fifty seven percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Edwards 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Edwards 98.0%
  • County 97.9%
  • Colorado 97.5%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 91.3%
  • Eagle County 92.1%
  • Colorado 93.7%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Edwards 86.4%
  • Eagle County 87.2%
  • State 87.0%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Edwards 53.0%
  • Eagle County 52.8%
  • Colorado 50.1%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 9.6%
  • County 7.6%
  • State 6.7%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.1%
  • Eagle County 98.3%
  • State 97.4%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Edwards 89.6%
  • Eagle County 89.8%
  • State 86.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Edwards 42.8%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 40.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • Eagle County 14.0%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.5
  • Eagle County 16.4
  • Colorado 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Edwards 25.8
  • County 24.0
  • State 25.7

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 22.2
  • Eagle County 21.0
  • State 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 20.8
  • County 20.4
  • State 21.1

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Edwards 6.2
  • Eagle County 6.2
  • Colorado 5.4

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Edwards 2.0
  • County 1.4
  • Colorado 2.2

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Edwards 1.1
  • Eagle County 0.8
  • State 1.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Edwards 19.1
  • County 19.8
  • Colorado 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 4.4
  • County 3.9
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Edwards 8.7%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 8.7%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 74.1
  • County 75.8
  • State 65.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 56.9%
  • Eagle County 57.6%
  • Colorado 55.0%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Edwards 11.8
  • Eagle County 12.1
  • State 10.8

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Edwards 10.8
  • County 11.0
  • Colorado 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.7
  • Colorado 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 73.8%
  • County 76.4%
  • State 77.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eight percent of households in Edwards use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Edwards 8.0%
  • Eagle County 8.5%
  • State 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Edwards 4.5%
  • Eagle County 3.9%
  • Colorado 4.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Edwards residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty nine percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Edwards 6.7
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 29.4%
  • Eagle County 29.6%
  • State 30.6%

Fifty six percent of Edwards residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Edwards 55.7%
  • County 58.1%
  • State 52.0%

Twenty four percent of Edwards residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty five percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 24.3%
  • County 25.0%
  • State 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 38.1%
  • Eagle County 38.8%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 33.8%
  • County 34.2%
  • State 31.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Edwards 23.4%
  • Eagle County 22.3%
  • Colorado 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 45.3%
  • County 43.7%
  • Colorado 43.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Edwards 5.9
  • Eagle County 5.9
  • Colorado 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.5
  • Eagle County 2.6
  • Colorado 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Edwards 1.5
  • Eagle County 1.4
  • Colorado 1.3

Nine percent of Edwards residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty one percent are overweight. Twenty one percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eight percent of people living in Edwards have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Eighteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Five percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 10.4%
  • Colorado 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Eagle County 2.9%
  • Colorado 3.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Edwards 3.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 30.8%
  • Eagle County 30.0%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Edwards 21.5%
  • County 22.6%
  • Colorado 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Edwards 7.6%
  • Eagle County 8.1%
  • Colorado 10.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Edwards 18.7%
  • County 18.8%
  • Colorado 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 17.9%
  • State 23.0%

People with gout (%)

  • Edwards 2.2%
  • County 2.2%
  • State 3.2%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Edwards 1.8%
  • Eagle County 1.9%
  • Colorado 2.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • County 1.6%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Eagle County 1.2%
  • State 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Eagle County 2.3%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Edwards 2.3%
  • Eagle County 2.4%
  • State 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Edwards 2.1%
  • Eagle County 2.4%
  • State 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Edwards 5.3%
  • County 5.3%
  • Colorado 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.0%
  • Colorado 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Edwards 3.1%
  • County 3.5%
  • Colorado 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 5.3%
  • County 5.1%
  • Colorado 7.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty one percent of births in Edwards were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.3 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Fourteen percent of women in Edwards have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Seven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy six percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty three percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Ten percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Edwards 61.3%
  • Eagle County 62.4%
  • Colorado 63.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 38.7%
  • Eagle County 37.6%
  • Colorado 36.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Edwards 99.3%
  • County 99.4%
  • Colorado 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Edwards 59.6%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 57.8%
  • Eagle County 58.0%
  • State 58.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Edwards 13.8%
  • Eagle County 14.0%
  • Colorado 19.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Edwards 7.2%
  • Eagle County 7.3%
  • State 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 75.6%
  • Eagle County 75.1%
  • Colorado 74.9%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Edwards 9.0%
  • County 8.5%
  • Colorado 8.1%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Eagle County 22.8%
  • State 18.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • County 10.9%
  • Colorado 16.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Edwards report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Edwards residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Edwards are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 57.0%
  • Eagle County 56.5%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Edwards 5.9%
  • Eagle County 4.9%
  • Colorado 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 42.3%
  • County 42.3%
  • State 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Edwards 8.2%
  • Eagle County 8.0%
  • Colorado 8.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Edwards spend $363 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Edwards spends $81 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $146 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is nine percent of their income. They also spend $23 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Edwards $363
  • County $370
  • State $367

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • County 25.9%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $81
  • County $80
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • County 4.8%
  • Colorado 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Edwards $146
  • Eagle County $146
  • State $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 9.3%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Edwards $23
  • County $24
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 1.3%
  • Colorado 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Edwards report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Seventy nine percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Edwards population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Seventeen percent of people in Edwards had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 81.4%
  • County 81.0%
  • Colorado 79.8%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Edwards 78.7%
  • Eagle County 78.2%
  • State 79.4%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 95.2%
  • County 95.4%
  • Colorado 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • Eagle County 18.2%
  • Colorado 19.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 43.7%
  • County 45.5%
  • State 43.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Edwards 17.0%
  • Eagle County 16.9%
  • State 15.6%

Nineteen percent of Edwards residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 19.4%
  • County 19.1%
  • State 23.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Fifteen percent of Edwards residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Four percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 15.3%
  • Eagle County 15.9%
  • State 17.0%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Edwards 20.1%
  • County 20.8%
  • Colorado 22.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 6.6%
  • Colorado 8.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Edwards 8.4%
  • County 9.2%
  • Colorado 9.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Eagle County 4.4%
  • State 6.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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