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Edgerton, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Edgerton had a population of 5,528 as of July 1, 2016. Edgerton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edgerton is located at latitude 42.8389 and longitude -89.0696 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edgerton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Edgerton are located in Rock County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dane County.

The City of Edgerton (GNIS ID: 1583133) 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 Edgerton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edgerton: Egerton, Fulton Station.

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Edgerton, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,528
Population in Households 5,466
Population in Familes 4,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 1,330
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,279
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,436
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,431 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 849 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $143,449
Average Home Value $162,710


Median Household Income $51,172
Average Household Income $62,438
Per Capita Income $26,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.26%
Households 0.36% 0.38%
Families 0.09% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Edgerton, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgerton to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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 # 135 83rd
Population Density1 # 147 81st
Diversity Index2 # 243 69th
Median Household Income # 397 49th
Per Capita Income # 330 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.