Sedgwick, Kansas

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Sedgwick, Kansas

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High Points

Sedgwick strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 12% Sedgwick Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Sedgwick People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Sedgwick Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Sedgwick, Kansas

Comparing Sedgwick to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Rents 4 3
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Sedgwick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 16 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Harvey
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67135
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.927
Longitude -97.422

Sedgwick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEWTON 2 SW
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
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Sedgwick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,537 100%
Male 743 48.3%
Female 794 51.7%
Under 18 455 29.6%
18+ 1,082 70.4%
65+ 212 13.8%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.15
White 1,471 95.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 24 1.6%
Other 12 0.8%
Mixed Race 25 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 3.1%

Estimated Sedgwick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,644
Growth 107
Growth % 7%

Sedgwick Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
English 14.7%
US/American 12.5%
Irish 11.7%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Dutch 1.8%
Scottish 1.7%
European 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Swiss 1.1%
Iranian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sedgwick 1,537 $49,659
Bentley 368 $46,250
Halstead 1,873 $51,458
Maize 1,868 $53,365
Newton 17,190 $45,703
Park City 5,814 $46,225
Valley Center 4,883 $56,667

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Sedgwick High Schools (2004)

400 W 4TH
Serves 146 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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