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Median resident age:  36.6 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42079

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,989 (it was $32,639 in 2000)
Sedalia:

$37,989
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,724

Sedalia CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,670 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Sedalia:

$79,670
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,696; Detached houses: $170,118; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,224; Mobile homes: $49,659

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Sedalia races chart
  • White alone - 2,976 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sedalia: 128.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 508 feet




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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sedalia, Kentucky as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sedalia to the number of sex offenders is 3,103 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sedalia CCD:  0.4% ($236)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (67.0 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (104.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farmington, KY (2.9 miles) , Wingo, KY (3.2 miles ), Pryorsburg, KY (3.3 miles ), Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (3.4 miles) , Mayfield, KY (3.4 miles ), Kirksey, KY (3.6 miles) , Water Valley, KY (3.7 miles ), Murray, KY (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 88.56 W

Area code: 270

Sedalia household income distribution Sedalia home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Plastics and rubber products (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Sedalia-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Sedalia place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 15.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sedalia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Sedalia center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Sedalia center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Graves County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Sedalia:

  • GREEN ACRES HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • MILLS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Sedalia, KY

Amtrak station near Sedalia:

  • 19 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sedalia:

  • Murray State University (about 14 miles; Murray, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,472)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 24 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Bethel University (about 31 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Union University (about 65 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 67 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 68 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)

Public elementary/middle school in Sedalia:

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Notable location: Sedalia Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Swan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Graves County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sedalia and their reported violations in the past:

SEDALIA WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 465, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between FEB-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-19-2000 and MAY-19-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2000)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
CUBA WATER WORKS (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between FEB-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005)
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.3%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sedalia, KY


3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Sedalia compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sedalia CCD (based on Graves County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.08%
Here76.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents60.2%10.1%9.4%8.6%3.7%
Congregations41.9%20.0%1.9%17.1%1.9%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Cumberland Presbyterian Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.6%0.9%0.7%0.7%3.0%
Congregations1.9%2.9%1.0%1.0%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Graves County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Graves County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Graves County:

32.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

15.9%

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McCracken County, KY  1.00% ($33,500 average AGI)
from Calloway County, KY  0.58% ($28,493)
from Marshall County, KY  0.43% ($34,288)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McCracken County, KY  1.24% ($29,349 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.66% ($26,407)
to Marshall County, KY  0.42% ($29,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sedalia:

  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNBS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMC (1430 AM; 1 kW; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: JDM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedalia:

  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)

TV broadcast stations around Sedalia:

  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2539 State Rte 94e (Lat: 36.558333 Lon: -88.589444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 98.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN830
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David R Miller, 0.6km Ne Of Sedalia (Lat: 36.643056 Lon: -88.599444), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 82.3 m
    Registrant: 6062319831, Cae@caeeng.Com
  • David R Miller, 0.6km Ne Of Sedalia (Lat: 36.643056 Lon: -88.599444), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 82.3 m
    Registrant: 2702474350, Jstok@wk.Net, 237 N 8TH ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LYVL RADIO, 2539 State Rte 94e (Lat: 36.558333 Lon: -88.589444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 98.8 m, Call Sign: WQQN710
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • SEDALIA, .4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 36.643111 Lon: -88.599472), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WLN236
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2112.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (606) 231-9831

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4SLZ
    Grant Date: 12/02/1997, Expiration Date: 12/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2009
    Registrant: Dennis A Zimmer, 5570 State Rt 381, Sedalia, KY 42079



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