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Edwards is in Eagle County.
The community was named for Melvin Edwards, postmaster and later Colorado secretary of state
The latitude of Edwards is 39.645N. The longitude is -106.593W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,221 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,257.
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17% of Edwards residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edwards ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edwards was $39,784, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Edwards residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Edwards, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,057. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,300.
Eagle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Edwards political report.
Edwards restaurants taking online reservations include The French Press ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Edwards workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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