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.
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", 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.
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. 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Sedalia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.