Newington, a historic site in the borough
Location in Allegheny County and the state of Pennsylvania
|• Mayor||Wayne Murphy|
|• Borough Manager||John Schwend|
|• Total||1.7 sq mi (4 km2)|
|• Land||1.5 sq mi (4 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|• Density||990/sq mi (380/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Website||Borough of Edgeworth|
Edgeworth was established in 1904 and took its name from the Edgeworth Seminary, a school for girls that had relocated there in 1836. The school was named in honor of Irish writer Maria Edgeworth. From early on, it became a bedroom community for managers and professionals escaping the industrial pollution of Pittsburgh.
Edgeworth is located at (40.550767, -80.192590).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 10.00%, is water.
Edgeworth is located on the northeast bank of the Ohio River. It is bordered by Leetsdale and Leet Township to the northwest, by Bell Acres to the north, by Sewickley Heights to the east, and by Sewickley to the southeast. It is bordered across the Ohio River by Moon Township and Crescent Township.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,730 people, 644 households, and 510 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,133.6 people per square mile (436.6/km²). There were 671 housing units at an average density of 439.7 per square mile (169.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.84% White, 1.97% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.
There were 644 households, out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 30.2% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.
As of 2013, the estimated median income for a household in the borough was $142,232, and the median income for a family was $170,909. Males had median earnings of $148,472 versus $59,792 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $82,858. About 1.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.