Sedgwick, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sedgwick, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedgwick had a population of 1,655 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Sedgwick is located at latitude 37.9157 and longitude -97.4214 in Harvey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sedgwick (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harvey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Sedgwick are located in Harvey County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Sedgwick County.

The City of Sedgwick 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sedgwick population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Sedgwick, KS Boundary Map

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Sedgwick, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,655
Population in Households 1,601
Population in Familes 1,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 1,174
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 453
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $145,508
Average Home Value $181,423
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,078
Average Household Income $69,276
Per Capita Income $24,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.21%
Households -0.38% -0.07%
Families 0.56% -0.09%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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.

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Sedgwick, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sedgwick to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 146 78th
Population Density1 # 201 70th
Diversity Index2 # 265 61st
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 264 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.