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Sedgwick, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedgwick is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harvey County at latitude 37.9157 and longitude -97.4214. Harvey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Sedgwick, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sedgwick, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sedgwick indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Sedgwick, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,592
Population in Households 1,538
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 1,130
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 577
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 456 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $144,262
Average Home Value $178,289


Median Household Income $59,302
Average Household Income $69,283
Per Capita Income $24,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.46% -0.74%
Households -1.34% -0.67%
Families -0.16% -0.74%
Median Household Income   4.36%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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, 2014 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 # 147 78th
Population Density1 # 218 68th
Diversity Index2 # 239 65th
Median Household Income # 67 90th
Per Capita Income # 248 63rd

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