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Edgar is a village in Marathon County, in the Wausau metro area.
The community was named after William Edgar, railroad official
The latitude of Edgar is 44.927N. The longitude is -89.963W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,289 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,354.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Edgar demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marathon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wausau area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54426 ZIP code.
52% of Edgar residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgar was $21,605, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Edgar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Edgar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Libraries in Edgar include Edgar Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Edgar include Edgar Record-Review
Marathon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edgar political report.
The average commute time for Edgar workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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