Sedalia is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 223 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sedalia is the 221st largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Sedalia was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Sedalia home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Sedalia real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Sedalia is a blue-collar town, with 36.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sedalia is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedalia who work in sales jobs (31.15%), computer science and math (13.11%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (11.48%).
Also of interest is that Sedalia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Sedalia is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Overall, Sedalia’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Sedalia has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Sedalia has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sedalia than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sedalia may be for you.
Sedalia is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Sedalia isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 1.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, Sedalia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Sedalia citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.41% of adults 25 and older in Sedalia have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sedalia in 2010 was $56,140, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,560 for a family of four. However, Sedalia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sedalia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sedalia residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Sedalia include German, Polish, Hungarian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Sedalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.