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Edgewood is a village in Effingham County, in the Effingham metro area.
The latitude of Edgewood is 38.920N. The longitude is -88.661W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 527.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Edgewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Effingham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62426 ZIP code.
43% of Edgewood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgewood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgewood was $12,338, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Edgewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Edgewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.
Effingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edgewood political report.
The average commute time for Edgewood workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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