Edgewater, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Edgewater, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Edgewater Census Designated Place had a population of 890 as of July 1, 2016. Edgewater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgewater is located at latitude 33.5301 and longitude -86.9528 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Edgewater Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Edgewater Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402443) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Edgewater Census Designated Place is located within Birmingham Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgewater 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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Edgewater, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 890
Population in Households 890
Population in Familes 730
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 734
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $63,514
Average Home Value $118,377


Median Household Income $28,102
Average Household Income $34,436
Per Capita Income $13,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.25%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 0.14% 0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Edgewater, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewater to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama 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 # 327 44th
Population Density1 # 78 87th
Diversity Index2 # 172 70th
Median Household Income # 516 11th
Per Capita Income # 571 2nd

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