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Sedgwick, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedgwick had a population of 1,715 as of July 1, 2016.

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 (GNIS ID: 2396570) 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 Sedgwick is located within Township of Sedgwick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harvey County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,715
Population in Households 1,660
Population in Familes 1,459
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 1,217
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 491 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $105,357
Average Home Value $125,152


Median Household Income $60,869
Average Household Income $74,174
Per Capita Income $26,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.19%
Households 0.08% 0.19%
Families 0.89% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

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, 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 # 143 79th
Population Density1 # 182 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 263 61st
Median Household Income # 73 89th
Per Capita Income # 238 65th

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