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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Sedalia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.07% of the Sedalia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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.
The overall crime rate in Sedalia is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sedalia is worth considering.
Sedalia is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Sedalia, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 1.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Sedalia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Sedalia is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.41% of adults 25 and older in Sedalia have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.