|— Borough —|
Edgewood's municipal building with its World War I memorial in the foreground
Location of Edgewood in Allegheny County
Location of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania
|- Mayor||Jean O. Davin (R)|
|- Total||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|- Land||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|- Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation ||978 ft (298 m)|
|- Density||5,600.2/sq mi (2,166.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: 1174013|
Edgewood was incorporated on 1888-12-01.
Edgewood is located at (40.431868, -79.884321).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,311 people, 1,639 households, and 824 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,600.2 people per square mile (2,166.8/km²). There were 1,730 housing units at an average density of 2,926.1/sq mi (1,132.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 89.13% White, 7.85% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.
There were 1,639 households out of which 19.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.7% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the borough the population was spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $52,153, and the median income for a family was $68,281. Males had a median income of $47,292 versus $38,950 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $39,188. About 1.8% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.
Councilwoman Schaefer is the president of the council.