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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sedalia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sedalia a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sedalia has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sedalia’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 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. 91.57% 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 percentage of people in Sedalia who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.04% of adults in Sedalia 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 German, Polish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sedalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.