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. Sedalia has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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.
Unlike some towns, Sedalia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sedalia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sedalia is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedalia who work in sales jobs (20.48%), food service (14.46%), and computer science and math (9.64%).
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.
Because of many things, Sedalia is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sedalia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sedalia perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sedalia has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sedalia a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Sedalia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Sedalia is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.04% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sedalia in 2010 was $52,280, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,120 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 Dutch, German, Polish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sedalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.