A small city in Washington, Edgewood has a population of approximately 10,000. The city's population, at an average age of just under 41, is a little older compared to other municipalities in Washington, which has an average age of 38. Just 24% of residents rent in Edgewood, as most own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,311 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,208.
Edgewood residents have an average commute of about 33 minutes, longer than the state average of about 29 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 46% of commuters, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Compared to the national average (19%), Edgewood has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have completed some level of post-secondary education, as 24% possess a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Further, 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Edgewood: retail, manufacturing, and construction. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just under $98,000, Edgewood workers take home around $16,000 more than the average Washington resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).