Sedan, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Sedan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedan had a population of 1,054 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Sedan, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,054
Population in Households 1,006
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 1,299
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $40,438
Average Household Income $54,944
Per Capita Income $24,181


Total Housing Units 611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 337 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $74,519
Average Home Value $104,586


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.78% -0.91%
Households -0.75% -0.9%
Families -0.18% -1.0%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 2018 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 # 196 71st
Population Density # 154 77th
Diversity Index # 103 85th
Median Household Income # 555 17th
Per Capita Income # 447 34th

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