Sedalia, MO

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
43,059
0.326% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
14.8%
7.94% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,581
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$150,000
12% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
20,167
3.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sedalia, MO had a population of 43.1k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $57,581. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sedalia, MO grew from 42,919 to 43,059, a 0.326% increase and its median household income grew from $51,936 to $57,581, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sedalia, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Other (Hispanic) (3.31%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.81%).

None of the households in Sedalia, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Sedalia, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sedalia, MO are State Fair Community College (750 degrees awarded in 2022) and Academy of Salon Professionals (34 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Sedalia, MO was $150,000, and the homeownership rate was 70%.

Most people in Sedalia, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Sedalia, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sedalia, MO is home to a population of 43.1k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.05% of Sedalia, MO residents were born outside of the country (3.04k people).

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.9k people) in Sedalia, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Hispanic) and 1.58k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Sedalia, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sedalia, MO was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sedalia, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.9k ± 80
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 382
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.58k ± 247
9.16%
Hispanic Population
3.94k people

In 2022, there were 20 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.9k people) in Sedalia, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k White (Hispanic) and 1.58k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.16% of the people in Sedalia, MO are hispanic (3.94k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sedalia, MO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.04k people
7.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.01k people

As of 2022, 7.05% of Sedalia, MO residents (3.04k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sedalia, MO was 7.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,095 ± 165
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    801 ± 195
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    399 ± 136

Sedalia, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sedalia, MO employs 20.2k people. The largest industries in Sedalia, MO are Manufacturing (3,732 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,709 people), and Retail Trade (2,471 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($68,458), Utilities ($56,932), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,189).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

20.2k
2022 Value
± 945
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sedalia, MO grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 19.6k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sedalia, MO, are Production Occupations (2,500 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,245 people), and Management Occupations (1,700 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sedalia, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.2k
2022 Value
± 945
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 6.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sedalia, MO grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 19.6k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sedalia, MO, are Manufacturing (3,732 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,709 people), and Retail Trade (2,471 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sedalia, MO, though some of these residents may live in Sedalia, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,576
Median earning men ± $3,898
$30,352
Median earning women ± $2,310

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($81,875), Public Administration ($73,594), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,485), Construction ($37,321), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,534).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 424
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 266
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 224
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sedalia, MO awarded 784 degrees. The student population of Sedalia, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,344 male students and 2,432 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sedalia, MO are White (677 and 87.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (46 and 5.92%), Black or African American (24 and 3.09%), and Two or More Races (21 and 2.7%).

The largest universities in Sedalia, MO by number of degrees awarded are State Fair Community College (750 and 95.7%) and Academy of Salon Professionals (34 and 4.34%).

The most popular majors in Sedalia, MO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (385 and 49.1%), Registered Nursing (42 and 5.36%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (42 and 5.36%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,776 students enrolled in Sedalia, MO, 35.6% men and 64.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,056 records, of which 66.2% were women and 33.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 385 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sedalia, MO was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 385 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Sedalia, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 750 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was State Fair Community College with 750 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 239 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sedalia, MO, which is 0.439 times less than the 545 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 677 degrees mean that there were 14.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 46 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,392) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($720) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,510) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sedalia, MO was $150,000 in 2022, which is 0.532 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $133,900 to $150,000, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Sedalia, MO is 70%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sedalia, MO have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sedalia, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sedalia, MO is $57,581. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Sedalia, MO was St. Charles County, MO with a value of $99,596, followed by Platte County, MO and Lincoln County, MO, with respective values of $92,543 and $82,543.

Property

$150,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,293
$11,684
Median Property Taxes
±$602

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sedalia, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sedalia, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70%
Homeownership
2022
66.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70% of the housing units in Sedalia, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sedalia, MO was St. Charles County, MO with a value of $99,596, followed by Platte County, MO and Lincoln County, MO, with respective values of $92,543 and $82,543.

The following map shows all of the counties in Sedalia, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,581
Median Household Income
± $2,677
16.7k
Number of Households
± 765

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.7k households in Sedalia, MO grew to $57,581 from the previous year's value of $51,936.

The following chart displays the households in Sedalia, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sedalia, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.18%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.26%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Sedalia, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.18%) and those who worked at home (6.26%).

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sedalia, MO have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Sedalia, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sedalia, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sedalia, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sedalia, MO (6.27k out of 42.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sedalia, MO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.9% of the population of Sedalia, MO has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Missouri see 1405 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1422 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,405 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Missouri

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,405 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,422 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Missouri in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.6% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.1%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sedalia, MO grew by 0.238% from 14% to 14.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sedalia, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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