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Edgewater, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Edgewater had a population of 21,267 as of July 1, 2016. Edgewater ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgewater is located at latitude 28.9544 and longitude -80.9408 in Volusia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edgewater (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Volusia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Edgewater (GNIS ID: 2403541) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Edgewater is located within New Smyrna Beach CCD of Volusia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgewater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Edgewater, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,267
Population in Households 21,259
Population in Familes 16,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 959
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 8,890
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,722 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,168 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,192 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $148,032
Average Home Value $177,801


Median Household Income $42,641
Average Household Income $55,861
Per Capita Income $23,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.48%
Households 0.16% 0.34%
Families 0.04% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Edgewater, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewater to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 184 80th
Population Density1 # 588 36th
Diversity Index2 # 790 14th
Median Household Income # 528 43rd
Per Capita Income # 529 43rd

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