Sedalia, Missouri Population 2022

21,793
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Sedalia is a city located in Pettis County Missouri. Sedalia has a 2020 population of 21,793. It is also the county seat of Pettis County. Sedalia is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,725 in 2010.

The average household income in Sedalia is $53,640 with a poverty rate of 18.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $99,900. The median age in Sedalia is 36.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Sedalia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sedaliawas:

  • White: 86.86%
  • Black or African American: 4.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.85%
  • Other race: 3.06%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Sedalia, Missouri is 21,793 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,725.

Sedalia, Missouri Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201042,2740.00%
201142,155-119-0.28%
201242,3041490.35%
201342,196-108-0.26%
201442,20040.01%
201542,3001000.24%
201642,249-51-0.12%
201742,4451960.46%
201842,441-4-0.01%
201942,339-102-0.24%
202042,237-102-0.24%
202142,135-102-0.24%

Sedalia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,79186.86%
Black or African American1,0264.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.52%
Asian1970.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.06%
Some Other Race6633.06%
Two or More Races8333.85%
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Sedalia Population by Race

Sedalia Population Pyramid 2022

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Sedalia Median Age

35.5


Total

33.9


Male

37.5


Female

Sedalia Adults

There are 16,299 adults, (3,588 of whom are seniors) in Sedalia.

Sedalia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Sedalia Sex Ratio

Female

10,955

50.64%

Male

10,679

49.36%

Sedalia Population by Age

Sedalia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sedalia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.6%31.4%
Male64.1%35.9%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female47.4%52.6%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sedalia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7502.4157.6
Married3,5873.1968.6
Male3343.6464.1
Female1,1353.4147.4
Non Family3,6941.2349.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Sedalia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6814.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,3919.81%
High School Graduate5,22536.83%
Some College3,08421.74%
Associates Degree1,56011.00%
Bachelors Degree1,54110.86%
Graduate Degree7034.96%
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Sedalia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sedalia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1077522
White12,05610,7972,149
Other Race34321020
2+ Races2151169
Hispanic1,24472737
Black58735417
Native American2424
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 20.56%.

Sedalia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,677$35,256$25,456
Less Than 9th Grade$25,463$26,111$24,360
High School Graduate$25,863$31,379$16,612
Some College$31,890$43,905$25,644
Bachelors Degree$41,643$46,386$40,772
Graduate Degree$37,685$45,000$34,091

$30,677

Average Earnings

$35,256

Average Male

$25,456

Average Female

Sedalia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sedalia Language by Age

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Sedalia Language

86.98% of Sedalia residents speak only English, while 13.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.32% of the population.

Sedalia Language

Sedalia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1212100.00%
Black98236236.86%
Hispanic2,76572826.33%
White16,2952,60615.99%
Asian1972412.18%
Other104NaN%
Multiple8198410.26%

18.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.21%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sedalia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sedalia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sedalia is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Sedalia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.14%
High School19.55%
Some College7.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Sedalia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.53%
Male Unemployed49.31%
Female Employed12.57%
Female Unemployed67.89%

Sedalia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sedalia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,152$58,979
Families$55,083$67,175
Married Families$64,491-
Non Families$30,924$45,299
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Income by Household Type

Sedalia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sedalia Married by Age and Sex

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Sedalia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sedalia Marital Status by Race

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Sedalia Marital Status

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1,376

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War369
First Gulf War258
Vietnam589
Korea50
World War II58

Sedalia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3498
35 to 54299
55 to 64252
65 to 74454
75+273

Sedalia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3049.11%
Black273.41%
Asian74.73%
Other Race266.63%
2+ Races122.77%
Hispanic372.31%

Sedalia Veterans by Race

Sedalia Veterans by Education

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5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sedalia Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sedalia Employment by Age

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Sedalia Employment by Race

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Sedalia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.89%

Born in Sedalia

91.85%

Native Born

8.15%

Foreign Born

5.52%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.85% of Sedalia residents were born in the United States, with 69.89% having been born in Missouri. 5.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sedalia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,5600.00%
18809,5615,0017.68%
189014,0684,5073.94%
190015,2311,1630.80%
191017,8222,5911.58%
192021,1443,3221.72%
193020,806-338-0.16%
194020,428-378-0.18%
195020,354-74-0.04%
196023,8743,5201.61%
197022,847-1,027-0.44%
198020,927-1,920-0.87%
199019,800-1,127-0.55%
200020,3395390.27%
201021,3871,0480.50%
201121,421340.16%
201221,455340.16%
201321,489340.16%
201421,523340.16%
201521,557340.16%
201621,591340.16%
201721,625340.16%
201821,659340.16%
201921,693340.16%
202021,725320.15%
202121,759340.16%
202221,793340.16%

Sedalia Population by Year