Sedan, Kansas

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Population in 2022: 1,010 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.7%
 
Males: 510  (50.6%)
Females: 500  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Kansas median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 67361.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $48,175 (it was $24,324 in 2000)
Sedan:

$48,175
KS:

$68,925

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,969 (it was $14,153 in 2000)

Sedan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $45,729 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Sedan:

$45,729
KS:

$206,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $59,589; detached houses: $61,876; mobile homes: $36,414

Median gross rent in 2022: $775.

March 2022 cost of living index in Sedan: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 24.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 73.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Sedan, KS (2022)
    • 79780.4%White alone
    • 10710.8%Two or more races
    • 575.8%Hispanic
    • 232.3%Black alone
    • 121.2%American Indian alone

Races in Sedan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Sedan, Kansas as of April 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sedan is 87 to 1.


Crime rates in Sedan by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(95.1)
1
(99.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(101.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(86.9)
2
(177.9)
1
(88.4)
3
(271.5)
1
(92.3)
1
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(101.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.5)
3
(276.8)
1
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.2)
2
(203.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(184.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index6.116.023.922.617.510.276.0103.635.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sedan, KS

Crime rate in Sedan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 2 (2 officers - 2 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Kansas average:

2.70
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Ancestries: American (30.1%), German (20.2%), English (8.4%), Swedish (1.7%), Irish (1.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 862 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,289 people per square mile   (low).

Sedan, Kansas map

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,601 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $583 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (70.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (301.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Peru, KS (2.4 miles),
Chautauqua, KS (2.7 miles),
Elgin, KS (3.2 miles),
Niotaze, KS (3.2 miles),
Havana, KS (3.7 miles),
Caney, KS (4.0 miles ),
Elk Falls, KS (4.1 miles),
Cedar Vale, KS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 96.19 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Sedan, KS in 2022
Distribution of house value in Sedan, KS in 2022
Sedan satellite photo by USGS

Sedan tourist attractions:

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.0%
Kansas:

2.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Sedan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.9%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (36.8%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Sedan, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Religious workers (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Extraction workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Religious workers (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Sedan, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sedan, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2021 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2021 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2021 was 10.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Sedan-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the Sedan city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sedan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 800% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from Sedan center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Sedan center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Sedan center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from Sedan center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chautauqua County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sedan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sedan:

  • SEDAN CITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 300 NORTH STREET)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR (623 E ELM PO BOX 40)

Airports located in Sedan:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sedan:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 48 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • Butler Community College (about 61 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)
  • Rogers State University (about 64 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • University of Tulsa (about 69 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 69 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Allen County Community College (about 71 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 72 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Sedan:

  • SEDAN HIGH (Students: 185, Location: 416 E ELM, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Sedan:

  • SEDAN ELEM (Students: 213, Location: 404 N SHERMAN, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Sedan

Library in Sedan:

  • SEDAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,907; Location: 115 N CHAUTAUQUA; 8,643 books; 194 audio materials; 407 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sedan: Sedan Farm Supply Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Sedan Police Department (B), Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department (C), Chautauqua County Courthouse (D), Sedan Volunteer Fire Department (E), Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department Jail (F), Sedan Area Emergency Medical Services (G), Chautauqua County Health Department (H), Emmett Kelley Museum (I), Sedan Public Library (J), Sedan City Hall (K), Sedan Senior Center (L), Chautauqua County Rural Fire District 4 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sedan include: Church of Christ (A), Epiphany Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Sedan Assembly of God Church (D), Sedan United Methodist Church (E), Saint Robert's Catholic Church (F), First Christian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Yellow Brick Road (215 East Main Street).

Hotel: Ranch Motel (116 South School Street).

Courts: Kansas-State - Family Court Services- District Magistrate Judge (215 North Chautauqua Street), Chautauqua-County - District Court Clerk (215 North Chautauqua Street), Kansas-State - Court Reporter (215 North Chautauqua Street), Kansas-State - Clerk Of District Court (215 North Chautauqua Street).

Birthplace of: Charlie Weatherbie - College football player.

Chautauqua County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CHAUTAUQUA CO RWD 4 (Population served: 415, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHAUTAUQUA CO RWD 1 (Population served: 135, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHAUTAUQUA CO RWD 3 (Population served: 122, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
  • 6 other older health violations
ELGIN, CITY OF (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2007)
  • 9 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Sedan (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Sedan: The First National Bank Of Sedan at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1874/03/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $51.9 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Howard State Bank, Howard, Kansas: Sedan Branch at 125 West Main, branch established on 1994/05/02. Info updated 2008/01/23: Bank assets: $44.5 mil, Deposits: $39.9 mil, headquarters in Howard, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Elk County Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sedan:

Marital status in Sedan, KS
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sedan:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kansas average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Sedan
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sedan, KS (based on Chautauqua County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1139
Evangelical Protestant5388
Catholic301
None1,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Chautauqua County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Chautauqua County:

7.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

18.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chautauqua County:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chautauqua County:

19.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.3%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sedan:

43.0%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sedan:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sedan:

15.2%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Sedan:

82.7%
Kansas:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sedan, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$6,377$38,2620$0
Financial Administration 2$5,984$35,9045$1,402
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,981$35,8862$564
Streets and Highways 1$2,242$26,9041$75
Sewerage 1$2,807$33,6841$94
Parks and Recreation 1$3,844$46,1281$573
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$460
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,983
Totals for Government 9$27,235$36,31314$5,151

Sedan government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $398,000 ($394.06)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($170.30)
    Hospitals: $132,000 ($130.69)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($124.75)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($105.94)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($103.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($46.53)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($29.70)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($29.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($15.84)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($10.89)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($7.92)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($7.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($210.89)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($66.34)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $207,000 ($204.95)

Sedan government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $112,000 ($110.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($19.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($10.89)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($448.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($33.66)
  • Tax - Property: $267,000 ($264.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $262,000 ($259.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $71,000 ($70.30)
    Other: $10,000 ($9.90)
    Other License: $5,000 ($4.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($1.98)

Sedan government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000 ($206.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000 ($206.93)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sedan:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KWON (1400 AM; 1 kW; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedan:

  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KEOJ (101.1 FM; CANEY, KS; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Sedan fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2020 05:52 PM, Independence Rd, Lat: 37.133889, Lon: -96.125217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 2019 11:04 AM, Us-166, Sr-99, Lat: 37.083753, Lon: -96.181525, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 2008 08:43 PM, Park Rd, North St, Lat: 37.133120, Lon: -96.190800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1993 11:00 PM, K99, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.4mTotal length
  • $300,000Total costs
  • 6,798Total average daily traffic
  • 1,323Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,102Total future (year 2041) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sedan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 211 W Main (Lat: 37.126444 Lon: -96.188889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPJW900,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 11/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2012, Certifier: Philip J Rankin, Registrant: Pittsburg, KS 66762, Fax: (316) 231-1675


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 211 W Main (Lat: 37.126444 Lon: -96.188889), Call Sign: KCV925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHz, 39.4600 MHz, 39.5000 MHz, 39.5800 MHz, 39.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2002, Expiration Date: 03/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401a Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008-2322, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544

  • 3 Mi S On Hwy 166 & 99 .5 Mi W (Lat: 37.083944 Lon: -96.186389), Call Sign: WNDL531,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2002, Registrant: City Of Sedan, 109 N Chautauqua, Sedan, KS 67361, Phone: (316) 725-3588

  • 3 Mi E On E Elm St (Lat: 37.125056 Lon: -96.134444), Call Sign: KNDT897, Licensee ID: L00029586,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2003, Expiration Date: 09/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2012, Registrant: Rigdon & Bruen Oil LLC, Sedan, KS 67361-0386, Phone: (620) 725-5153, Fax: (620) 725-5144, Email:

  • Sedan Tower- E North St, Just E Of Chautauqua St (Lat: 37.133611 Lon: -96.186111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQBT578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2015, Certifier: Sherry Miller, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

  • Cr 9 & Overland .5 Mi E 150\' N Of Hwy (Lat: 37.200722 Lon: -96.371861), Type: Upole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WQCF910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz, 151.010 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2015, Expiration Date: 02/23/2025, Certifier: Joel Haden, Registrant: Chautauqua County Road & Bridge, 215 N. Chautauqua, Sedan, KS 67361, Phone: (620) 725-5861, Fax: (620) 725-5847, Email:

  • Lat: 37.135278 Lon: -96.182444, Call Sign: WQWI771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz, 452.737 MHz, 456.887 MHz, 457.737 MHz, 461.450 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2015, Expiration Date: 09/02/2025, Certifier: Rick Brooks, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sedan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: TERNING THOMAS N 1911-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 191TT, N191TT, N-191TT, Serial Number: 3TC-1911, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Terning, 1575 Road 22, Sedan, KS 67361
  • Aircraft: TERNING THOMAS N AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145A SERIES (55 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 192TT, N192TT, N-192TT, Serial Number: 1932P, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas N Terning, 1575 Road 22, Sedan, KS 67361
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 226TX, N226TX, N-226TX, Serial Number: 3390, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Ja1 Aviation LLC, 408 S School, Sedan, KS 67631
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4028N, N4028N, N-4028N, Serial Number: 13621, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas H Oast, 524 N School St, Sedan, KS 67361
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6867K, N6867K, N-6867K, Serial Number: 16-703, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Floyd, 423 W Elm St, Sedan, KS 67361
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9723T, N9723T, N-9723T, Serial Number: 47523, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger L Floyd, 423 W Elm St, Sedan, KS 67361, Other Owners: Jetta Z Floyd
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9692K, N9692K, N-9692K, Serial Number: 108-2692, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Roger L Floyd, 423 W Elm St, Sedan, KS 67361
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/22/2017

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 59 took place in 2016, and the least - 6 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sedan, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (78.5%), and Structure Fires (14.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sedan, KS
    • 31778.5%Outside Fires
    • 5914.6%Structure Fires
    • 276.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sedan, KS
Most common first names in Sedan, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3778.5 years
John3679.2 years
William2474.2 years
Mary2481.4 years
Charles2178.5 years
George1777.2 years
Earl1779.8 years
Roy1574.5 years
Ruby1283.4 years
Robert1278.4 years
Most common last names in Sedan, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2079.6 years
Myers1680.9 years
White1576.9 years
Smith1480.6 years
Wall1487.1 years
Jones1380.8 years
Wilson1279.6 years
Mcafee1175.8 years
Brown1086.2 years
Johnson1080.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sedan, KS
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 9.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sedan, KS
  • 62.1%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sedan compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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