Edwards County Information

Edwards in Illinois occupies 223 square miles and has a 2006 population of 6,617, a change from a 2000 population of 6,971 and 7,440 in 1990. 11.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.7% percent is 25-35, and 12.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Edwards in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 150 people: 4.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.2%.

Read more about Edwards, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyEdwards 
StateIllinois 
Land Area223 sq. milesRanked 2,985 of 3,140
Population 20066,617Ranked 2,715 of 3,140
Population 20056,718 
Population 20006,971Ranked 2,689 of 3,140
Population 19907,440Ranked 2,621 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion99.1% 
African American.2% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.8% 
Population 5 to 1412.2% 
Population 15 to 2411.8% 
Population 25 to 3411.7% 
Population 35 to 4412.4% 
Population 45 to 5415.6% 
Population 55 to 6411.7% 
Population 65 to 748.9% 
Population 75 and up9.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,4283,640
Unemployed Population150189
Unemployment Rate4.4%5.2%

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