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Port Edwards is a village in Wood County, in the Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield metro area.

The community was named after John Edwards, who built a sawmill here in 1840
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Port Edwards. For links to other places called Port Edwards, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Port Edwards is 44.350N. The longitude is -89.865W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,857.


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Median household income
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$48,850
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Port Edwards demographic reports
Port Edwards is on the Wisconsin River
Former and merged names include:
· Frenchtown
Historic sites and museums: Alexander House

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38% of Port Edwards residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Edwards ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Edwards was $20,750, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Port Edwards residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Port Edwards, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $921.


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Wood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Edwards political report.

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The average commute time for Port Edwards workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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