Sedan, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 47 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.7%
Males: 26  (56.6%)
Females: 21  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 56334

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,642 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Sedan:

$42,642
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,491 (it was $16,355 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,021 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Sedan:

$51,021
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $97,660; detached houses: $97,078
March 2019 cost of living index in Sedan: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
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Ancestries: German (57.6%), Norwegian (33.3%), Yugoslavian (6.1%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Sedan, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $757 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $828 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (52.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (105.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brooten, MN (2.8 miles ),
Glenwood, MN (2.9 miles ),
Villard, MN (3.1 miles ),
Long Beach, MN (3.2 miles ),
Westport, MN (3.2 miles),
Starbuck, MN (3.7 miles ),
Elrosa, MN (3.8 miles),
Belgrade, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.58 N, Longitude: 95.25 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Sedan, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sedan, MN in 2017

Sedan satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+3.2%).

Average climate in Sedan, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sedan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Sedan city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sedan-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Sedan center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 224.6 miles away from Sedan center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from Sedan center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pope County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Sedan:

  • GLENWOOD VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GLENWOOD LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GLACIAL RIDGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • BELGRADE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELGRADE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sedan:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 22 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 32 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 45 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 51 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 52 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sedan: Sedan (A), Sedan Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Pope County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

14.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Sedan:

Marital status in Sedan, MN
  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 20.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 22.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sedan:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sedan, MN (based on Pope County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17214
Catholic1,3393
Evangelical Protestant97810
Other21
None3,504-
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: 5
Pope County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pope County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Pope County:

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$396
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 7$396

Sedan government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($255.32)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($191.49)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($148.94)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($42.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($42.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($21.28)

Sedan government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($21.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($21.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($170.21)
    Other: $6,000 ($127.66)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($276.60)
    Other License: $2,000 ($42.55)

Sedan government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($638.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($595.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($42.55)

Sedan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($255.32)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sedan:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedan:

  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KSCR-FM (93.5 FM; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sedan:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)

Sedan fatal accident list:

Jul 24, 2004 10:13 AM, Sr-55, Lat: 45.574443, Lon: -95.251486, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • 110Total average daily traffic
  • 110Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sedan, MN
  • 92.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sedan, MN
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sedan compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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