Edgewater

Welcome to Edgewater

 
Lakeside living never goes out of style in Edgewater.

The neighborhood draws residents with its spectacular lake views, large beaches, thriving theater scene and restaurants with cuisines from around the world. Edgewater also boasts its fair share of antique shops, cafes and parks.

Encompassing a number of neighborhoods between Uptown and Rogers Park, the neighborhood offers convenience and proximity to downtown Chicago and nearby Loyola University. The community is easily accessible by Lake Shore Drive and public transportation, including the CTA Red Line and Metra’s Union Pacific North Line.

Edgewater retains some of its early posh glamour with stately mansions, Neo-Gothic churches and the iconic 1920s pink Edgewater Beach Apartments. The Bryn Mawr Historic District features opulent mansions and vintage lamp posts. Edgewater housing choices also include highrise condominiums, vintage three-flats, greystones and new-construction single-family homes.
 

Overview for Edgewater, IL

51,245 people live in Edgewater, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $45,615. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,245

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,615

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Edgewater, IL

Edgewater has 26,056 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Edgewater do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 51,245 people call Edgewater home. The population density is 68,803.609 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,245

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39

Median Age

51.2 / 48.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
26,056

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$45,615

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Edgewater, IL

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Edgewater. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
St Thomas Of Canterbury School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Swift Elementary Specialty School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Hayt Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5

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