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The City of Sedgwick had a population of 1,558 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Sedgwick is located at latitude 37.9167 and longitude -97.4225 in Harvey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sedgwick 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.

The City of Sedgwick is located within Township of Sedgwick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harvey County.

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Sedgwick, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,558 (100%)
Population in Households 1,504 (96.5%)
Population in Families 1,316 (84.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 54 ( 3.5%)
Population Density 1,123
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $61,872
Average Household Income $78,829
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $27,273
Wealth Index5 77


Total HU (Housing Units) 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $193,452
Average Home Value $281,957
Housing Affordability Index3 190


Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 423
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.75% -0.39%
Households -0.72% -0.29%
Families -0.35% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.26%

Sedgwick, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sedgwick to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 150 78th
Population Density # 207 69th
Median Household Income # 183 73rd
Housing Affordability Index # 255 38th
Per Capita Income # 430 36th
Diversity Index # 269 60th

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