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Edgar is a township in Clay County, in the Hastings metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Edgar. For links to other places called Edgar, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Edgar is 40.391N. The longitude is -98W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,729 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 639.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Edgar demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68935 ZIP code.
42% of Edgar residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgar was $18,146, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Edgar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Edgar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $647.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edgar political report.
The average commute time for Edgar workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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