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Sedalia is a city in Pettis County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Sarah "Sed" Smith, daughter of founder.
The latitude of Sedalia is 38.704N. The longitude is -93.228W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,048.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sedalia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pettis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65301 ZIP code.
25% of Sedalia residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sedalia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sedalia was $15,931, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Sedalia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sedalia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Libraries in Sedalia include Boonville Sedalia/Petis County Branch, Sedalia Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sedalia include Sedalia Democrat
TV stations in Sedalia include KMOS.
Pettis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sedalia political report.
The average commute time for Sedalia workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sedalia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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