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, 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.
Sedalia is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
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.
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: 91.57% 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 overall education level of Sedalia is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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 German, Polish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sedalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.