Edgewood, Washington


Edgewood, Washington

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Edgewood, Washington
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Edgewood, Washington


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Washington
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Pierce

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area_total_km2 = 22.1
area_land_km2 = 22.0
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area_total_sq_mi = 8.5
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 9089
population_density_km2 = 412.2
population_density_sq_mi = 1067.6

timezone = Pacific (PST)
utc_offset = -8
timezone_DST = PDT
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elevation_m = 108
elevation_ft = 354
latd = 47 |latm = 13 |lats = 55 |latNS = N
longd = 122 |longm = 17 |longs = 9 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 98371, 98372, 98390
area_code = 253
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blank_info = 53-20645GR|2
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Edgewood is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 9,089 at the 2000 census and according to the Washington State Office of Financial Management had a 2008 population estimate of 9,595.

Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Edgewood ranks 94th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.

History

Edgewood was officially incorporated on February 28, 1996.

Geography

Edgewood is located at coor dms|47|13|55|N|122|17|9|W|city (47.231922, -122.285800)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.5 square miles (22.1 km²), of which, 8.5 square miles (22.0 km²) of it is land and 0.12% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 9,089 people, 3,421 households, and 2,637 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,067.6 people per square mile (412.4/km²). There were 3,562 housing units at an average density of 418.4/sq mi (161.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.75% White, 0.62% African American, 0.91% Native American, 2.24% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.37% of the population.

There were 3,421 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,658, and the median income for a family was $74,518. Males had a median income of $49,808 versus $33,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,797. About 3.5% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

chools

Edgewood children attend the Puyallup Schools, the Fife Schools, or theSumner Schools depending where they live.

References

External links

* [http://www.ci.edgewood.wa.us/ City of Edgewood]
* [http://www.edgewoodfire.org/ Pierce County Fire District 8]

* [http://www.fifeschools.com/ Fife Public Schools]


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