Sedgwick, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 142 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.7%
Males: 70  (49.6%)
Females: 72  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 80749

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,411 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$27,411
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,657 (it was $13,903 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,079 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$52,079
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,043; Detached houses: $60,974; Mobile homes: $32,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 128 (87.7%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (8.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sedgwick: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), United States (10.2%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (5.4%), English (4.8%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/28/1918

Elevation: 3583 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Sedgwick, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Sedgwick:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sedgwick town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.4%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sedgwick, Colorado as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sedgwick to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $338 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Sedgwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (119.7 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (147.8 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (645.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ovid, CO (2.7 miles ), Chappell, NE (3.4 miles ), Table Land, CO (3.7 miles ), Julesburg, CO (3.7 miles ), Crook, CO (3.9 miles) , Lodgepole, NE (4.0 miles ), Sunol, NE (4.4 miles) , Haxtun, CO (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 102.53 W

Sedgwick household income distribution Sedgwick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

Average climate in Sedgwick, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sedgwick-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Sedgwick town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 tornado 10.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sedgwick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 482.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 614.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 286.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sedgwick County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sedgwick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sedgwick:

  • MILLER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHAPPELL, NE)
  • SEDGWICK CO HOSP NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)
  • SEDGWICK COUNTY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sedgwick:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 119 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 120 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 123 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 133 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 137 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 147 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 151 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)

Public elementary/middle school in Sedgwick:

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

Sedgwick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 28.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 5.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.5%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Sedgwick compared to Colorado 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sedgwick travel time to work - commute Sedgwick mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sedgwick town (based on Sedgwick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.84%
Here: 53.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents29.7%26.6%12.6%12.2%18.7%
Congregations18.2%18.2%9.1%9.1%45.5%
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: 1
Sedgwick County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

17.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sedgwick County:

20.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$452
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,129
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,581

Sedgwick government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($140.85)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($105.63)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($91.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($77.46)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($56.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($49.30)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,000 ($35.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($14.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($140.85)

Sedgwick government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($84.51)
    All Other: $2,000 ($14.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($147.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($98.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($77.46)
    General Support: $2,000 ($14.08)
    All Other: $2,000 ($14.08)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($77.46)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($14.08)

Sedgwick government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $233,000 ($1640.85)

7.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sedgwick:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSID (1340 AM; 1 kW; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedgwick:

  • K206BD (89.1 FM; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sedgwick:

  • K31AB (Channel 31; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K39AC (Channel 39; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K43BY (Channel 43; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K35AB (Channel 35; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K41AB (Channel 41; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K47DE (Channel 47; HAXTUN, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K51AI (Channel 51; HAXTUN, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K53AJ (Channel 53; HAXTUN, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K55CD (Channel 55; HAXTUN, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K49AF (Channel 49; HAXTUN, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sedgwick)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Sedgwick, 6.7 Mi Ssw (Lat: 40.845278 Lon: -102.577222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.6 m, Call Sign: WPXN795
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/13/2023, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Sedgwick WT 0 deg, Lat: 40.937194 Lon: -102.525167, Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:
  • Sedgwick WT 120 deg, Lat: 40.937194 Lon: -102.525167, Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:
  • Sedgwick WT 240 deg, Lat: 40.937194 Lon: -102.525167, Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Appx 10.8 Kms Ssw Of (Lat: 40.845250 Lon: -102.577111), Overall height: 95.6 m, Call Sign: KNLR589
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/1996, Expiration Date: 05/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/03/1997
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0MKE
    Grant Date: 04/05/1994, Expiration Date: 04/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2006
    Registrant: Margaret A Jacobson, 412 W 2nd, Sedgwick, CO 80749
  • Call Sign: KB0MKF
    Grant Date: 04/05/1994, Expiration Date: 04/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2006
    Registrant: Maurice E Jacobson, 415 W 2nd, Sedgwick, CO 80749
  • Call Sign: W0FPG, Licensee ID: L00170797
    Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 06/03/2016, Certifier: Layton D Munson
    Registrant: Layton D Munson, 7906 Hwy 59, Sedgwick, CO 80749
  • Call Sign: WA0MRG, Licensee ID: L01152209
    Grant Date: 05/16/2006, Expiration Date: 07/24/2016, Certifier: Dallas W Williams
    Registrant: Dallas W Williams, Sedgwick, CO 80749

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WSK PZL MIELEC M-18A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: PEZETEL ASZ-621R-M18 (967 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 152RA , Serial Number: 1Z015-11, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Everett Louis Deterding, Po Box 113, Sedgwick, CO 80749

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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