Sedgwick County, CO

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Population

2,357

0.422% decline

Median Age

48.4


Median Household Income

$49,583

5.55% growth

Poverty Rate

17%


Number of Employees

992

3.13% decline

Median Property Value

$91,500

3.38% decline

About

In 2017, Sedgwick County, CO had a population of 2.36k people with a median age of 48.4 and a median household income of $49,583. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sedgwick County, CO declined from 2,367 to 2,357, a -0.422% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,977 to $49,583, a 5.55% increase.

The population of Sedgwick County, CO is 82.5% White Alone, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.01% Two or More Races. 9.13% of the people in Sedgwick County, CO speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sedgwick County, CO is $91,500, and the homeownership rate is 71.1%. Most people in Sedgwick County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Sedgwick County, CO is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sedgwick County, CO employs 992 people. The largest industries in Sedgwick County, CO are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (155 people), Educational Services (138 people), and Retail Trade (106 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,250), Finance & Insurance ($53,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,917).

Median household income in Sedgwick County, CO is $49,583. Males in Sedgwick County, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Sedgwick County, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,583

2017 value

± $4,753

5.55%

1 Year Growth

± 11.8%

Households in Sedgwick County, CO have a median annual income of $49,583, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,977 in 2016, which represents a 5.55% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Sedgwick County, CO made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Sedgwick County, CO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Sedgwick County, CO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sedgwick County, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9683

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sedgwick County, CO was Census Tract 9683 with a value of $44,191, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sedgwick County, CO (392 out of 2.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    358 ± 73

  2. Two Or More

    25 ± 64

  3. Hispanic

    25 ± 57

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sedgwick County, CO is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

992

2017 Value

± 108

-3.13%

1 Year decline

± 15.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sedgwick County, CO declined at a rate of -3.13%, from 1.02k employees to 992 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sedgwick County, CO, are Management Occupations (195 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (117 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (83 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sedgwick County, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sedgwick County, CO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (195 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (117 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (83 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sedgwick County, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (9.11 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.92 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sedgwick County, CO, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($76,250), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($51,458), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($51,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

992

2017 Value

± 108

-3.13%

1 Year decline

± 15.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sedgwick County, CO declined at a rate of -3.13%, from 1.02k employees to 992 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sedgwick County, CO, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (155 people), Educational Services (138 people), and Retail Trade (106 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sedgwick County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Sedgwick County, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sedgwick County, CO, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (155 people), Educational Services (138 people), and Retail Trade (106 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sedgwick County, CO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.2 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (5.19 times), and Utilities (2.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sedgwick County, CO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,250), Finance & Insurance ($53,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,917).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.1B

  2. $22.9B

  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight with $22.9B and Electronics and $15.7B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B

2015 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.22B

  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.5% of the population of Sedgwick County, CO has health coverage, with 32.6% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 18.9% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.58% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Sedgwick County, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Sedgwick County, CO see 2399 patients per year on average, which represents a 104% increase from the previous year (1174 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2407 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,399 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sedgwick County, CO see an average of 2,399 patients per year. This represents a 104% increase from the previous year (1,174 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.5%

Uninsured

32.6%

Employer Coverage

21.1%

Medicaid

18.9%

Medicare

15.3%

Non-Group

2.58%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sedgwick County, CO declined by 20.7% from 12% to 9.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sedgwick County, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sedgwick County, CO is home to a population of 2.36k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.27% of Sedgwick County, CO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Sedgwick County, CO is composed of 1.95k White Alone residents (82.5%), 263 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.2%), 71 Two or More Races residents (3.01%), 36 Asian Alone residents (1.53%), 30 Black or African American Alone residents (1.27%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.509%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sedgwick County, CO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (181 speakers), Chinese (5 speakers), and Tagalog (4 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.9

63

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sedgwick County, CO was 48.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Sedgwick County, CO are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Sedgwick County, CO residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.27%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.27% of Sedgwick County, CO residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sedgwick County, CO was 4.82%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sedgwick County, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Sedgwick County, CO residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

97%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Sedgwick County, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sedgwick County, CO was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.95k ± 97

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    263 ± 69.9

  3. Two or More Races

    71 ± 46.6

In 2017, there were 7.4 times more White Alone residents (1.95k people) in Sedgwick County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 263 Hispanic or Latino and 71 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    181 speakers (8.14%)

  2. Chinese

    5 speakers (0.225%)

  3. Tagalog

    4 speakers (0.18%)

9.13% of Sedgwick County, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Sedgwick County, CO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.14% of the overall population of Sedgwick County, CO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.225% speak Chinese and 0.18% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    78 ± 30

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    30 ± 33

  3. Korea

    27 ± 18

Sedgwick County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sedgwick County, CO was $91,500 in 2017, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $94,700 to $91,500, a 3.38% decrease. The homeownership rate in Sedgwick County, CO is 71.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sedgwick County, CO have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sedgwick County, CO is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,583

Median Household Income

± $4,753

998

Number of Households

± 98

In 2017, the median household income of the 998 households in Sedgwick County, CO grew to $49,583 from the previous year's value of $46,977.

The following chart displays the households in Sedgwick County, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$91,500

2017 Median

± $8,112

$94,700

2016 Median

± $11,156

In 2017, the median property value in Sedgwick County, CO declined from to $91,500 from the previous year's value of $94,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sedgwick County, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sedgwick County, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sedgwick County, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sedgwick County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.1%

2017 Homeownership

69.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.1% of the housing units in Sedgwick County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sedgwick County, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sedgwick County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sedgwick County, CO have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sedgwick County, CO have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.48% of the workforce in Sedgwick County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.6%

  2. Carpooled

    16%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sedgwick County, CO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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