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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
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.
When you are in Sedalia, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.07% of Sedalia’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 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.
The percentage of adults in Sedalia who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.41% of the adults 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.