Sedan, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sedan, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sedan had a population of 1,080 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Sedan, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,080
Daytime Population: Workers 572
Daytime Population: Residents 567
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,032
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 1,331
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $42,913
Average Household Income $57,987
Per Capita Income $25,486


Total Housing Units 630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $73,090
Average Home Value $98,716


Total Households 465
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -1.14%
Households -0.49% -1.19%
Families 0.25% -1.27%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

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, 2017 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 Density # 150 78th
Diversity Index # 118 83rd
Median Household Income # 504 25th
Per Capita Income # 375 44th

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