Edwardsville, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Edwardsville, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Edwardsville had a population of 4,477 as of July 1, 2016. Edwardsville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edwardsville is located at latitude 39.0782 and longitude -94.8188 in Wyandotte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edwardsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Wyandotte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The City of Edwardsville (GNIS ID: 485566) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edwardsville 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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Edwardsville, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,477
Population in Households 4,293
Population in Familes 3,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density1 495
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,668
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,199 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $117,454
Average Home Value $118,536


Median Household Income $56,890
Average Household Income $65,389
Per Capita Income $25,274
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.63%
Households 0.35% 0.51%
Families 0.26% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

Edwardsville, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edwardsville to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 70 90th
Population Density1 # 479 29th
Diversity Index2 # 89 87th
Median Household Income # 118 83rd
Per Capita Income # 309 54th

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