Sedan, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sedan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedan had a population of 1,105 as of July 1, 2016. Sedan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sedan is located at latitude 37.1285 and longitude -96.1848 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sedan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Sedan (GNIS ID: 2396569) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sedan is located within Township of Sedan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sedan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sedan, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,105
Population in Households 1,057
Population in Familes 797
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 1,362
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $71,935
Average Home Value $94,970


Median Household Income $40,120
Average Household Income $53,757
Per Capita Income $23,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.57%
Households -0.07% -0.42%
Families 0.82% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sedan, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sedan to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 191 72nd
Population Density1 # 145 79th
Diversity Index2 # 132 81st
Median Household Income # 527 22nd
Per Capita Income # 404 40th

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