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Sedgwick County
  • County in Kansas

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Sedgwick County is located in Kansas with a population of 522,700. Sedgwick County is one of the best places to live in Kansas. In Sedgwick County, most residents own their homes. In Sedgwick County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sedgwick County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sedgwick County are above average.

About

Population
522,700

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$937
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Sedgwick County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    664.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    89
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    131.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    752.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,674.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    559.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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