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Edgerton is a city in Rock County, in the Janesville metro area.

The community was named after Benjamin Edgerton, railroad surveyor

The latitude of Edgerton is 42.835N. The longitude is -89.067W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,926.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$44,684
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Edgerton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fulton Station
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Tobacco Heritage Days - July 20-22, 2007
  • Book Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Edgerton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Edgerton attractions: Rotary Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Tobacco City Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Edgerton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Janesville-Beloit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53534 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Edgerton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgerton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgerton was $20,481, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Edgerton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Edgerton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,035.


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Libraries in Edgerton include Edgerton Public Library ... View libraries

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Rock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edgerton political report.

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The average commute time for Edgerton workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Edgerton include Comfort Inn.

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