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Edgewood, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Edgewood had a population of 9,680 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Edgewood is located at latitude 47.2321 and longitude -122.2857 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edgewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 358 feet.

The City of Edgewood (GNIS ID: 2410400) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Edgewood is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Edgewood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,680
Population in Households 9,661
Population in Familes 8,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,151
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 3,707
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,729
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,782 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 924 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $364,616
Average Home Value $415,271


Median Household Income $76,716
Average Household Income $99,348
Per Capita Income $38,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.74%
Households 0.43% 0.69%
Families 0.19% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Edgewood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewood to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 120 81st
Population Density1 # 262 58th
Diversity Index2 # 350 44th
Median Household Income # 130 79th
Per Capita Income # 94 85th

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