Edwards, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Edwards, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Edwards had a population of 446 as of July 1, 2018. Edwards ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edwards is located at latitude 44.3201 and longitude -75.2493 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Edwards (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Village of Edwards (GNIS ID: 2761297) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Edwards is located within Town of Edwards, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edwards population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edwards: Sheads Corners, Sheads Mills.

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Edwards, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 446
Population in Households 444
Population in Familes 351
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 469
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $39,906
Average Household Income $61,611
Per Capita Income $24,241


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $84,444
Average Home Value $119,088


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% -0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.11%
Families 2.05% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   4.12%

Edwards, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edwards to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1054 12th
Population Density # 965 19th
Diversity Index # 1150 4th
Median Household Income # 1108 7th
Per Capita Income # 1004 16th

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