Edwards county is located in southeast Illinois. Edwards county has 222.42 square miles of land area and 0.30 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Edwards county population is 6,687, which has shrunk 4.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Edwards county median household income is $42,779 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.46% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Edwards county median house value is $64,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.69% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Edwards county is close to the state average in quality. The Edwards county area code is 618.
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