A small town in Colorado, Edgewater has slightly less than 6,000 residents. It's a great place to start a career, as young professionals make up a larger portion of the population here (26%) than nationally (15%), while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 35, skew younger than most cities in Colorado. By a slim 53%-47% margin, renters hold a slight majority over homeowners in Edgewater. At $1,110 per month, the average rent is just below the state average.
Edgewater has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (45%) drive themselves to work, while public transit is not widely used. Not many residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.
Compared to the national average (13%), Edgewater has a relatively high concentration of college graduates, as 17% of the town's residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's Degree. Additionally, 7% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Edgewater residents work in one of two industries: retail and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 17% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, as 9% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of just over $62K, Edgewater workers earn about $18,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Colorado. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.