Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania facts for kids
Edgewood's municipal building with its World War I memorial in the foreground
Location in Allegheny County and the state of Pennsylvania
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Land||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||978 ft (298 m)|
|• Density||5,200/sq mi (2,080/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Edgewood was incorporated on December 1, 1888. Its historic landmarks include the Edgewood Borough Building where the police and fire service are also housed; the First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood; the Edgewood Community House which is home to both CC Mellor Memorial Library and the Edgewood Club; Memorial Park; Koenig Community Field and Field House; Edgewood Primary School (which was originally a K-12 in Edgewood's own district but was incorporated into the Woodland Hills School District merger in 1982, and most recently serves as a K-6 school building); and an historic train station. The Gardner-Bailey House is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Edgewood is located at(40.431868, -79.884321).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,118 people residing in Edgewood, a decrease of 5.8% since 2000. Of that total, 85.1% (2,653) identified themselves as White, 9.3% (290) as Black or African American, 2.6% (81) as Asian, 0.3% (10) as American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6% (19) as Other, and 2.1% (65) as Multiracial. There were 2.7% (84) of the population who identified as Hispanic or Latino (of any race).
At the 2000 census, there were 3,311 people, 1,639 households and 824 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,600.2 per square mile (2,166.8/km²). There were 1,730 housing units at an average density of 2,926.1/sq mi (1,132.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 89.13% White, 7.85% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.
There were 1,639 households of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.7% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.75.
Age distribution was 17.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.
The median household income was $52,153, and the median family income was $68,281. Males had a median income of $47,292 versus $38,950 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $39,188. About 1.8% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.
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