Sedalia, MO

21,441 Population
13.4 square miles 1,600.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,600.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.0%
was 54.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.0%
was 6.9%
 
Percent Under 18
23.4%
was 24.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 15.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
21.9%
was 23.9%
 
Median Household Income
$34,659
was $31,460
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.5
43
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
785.6
was 567.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,619.9
was 6,988.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
10,196
was 10,192
 
Median Rent
$686
was $699
 
Total Building Permits
18
was 32
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,662
was 8,786
 
Homeownership Rate
56.2%
was 56.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
761.0
was 760.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.8%
was 26.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 32
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.8
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.8%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.5%
was 80.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.8%
was 16.7%
 

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