Sedgwick County

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Sedgwick County, Colorado

PO Box 50
Julesburg, CO 80737
Phone: (970) 474-3346
Fax: (970) 474-0954

On northeasternmost border of CO; organized Apr 9, 1889, from Logan County. Name Origin: For Fort Sedgwick, named for Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick (1813-64), Indian fighter and Union officer in the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 549.60 (land 548.24; water 1.36) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 2,529 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.90%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 2,747 (White 86.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 11.40%; Asian 0.80%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 43.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,125; median household $28,278; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,625-$24,323
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sedgwick County, Kansas

525 N Main St Rm 211
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: (316) 660-9222
Fax: (316) 383-7961
www.sedgwick.ks.us

In south-central KS, southeast of Hutchinson; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Butler County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Sedgwick (1813-64), Indian fighter and Union officer in the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1009.41 (land 999.38; water 10.03) Population per square mile: 466.40
Population 2005: 466,061 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 452,869 (White 76.40%; Black or African American 9.10%; Hispanic or Latino 8.00%; Asian 3.30%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 33.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,907; median household $42,485; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,447-$30,778
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wichita County seat (353,823)
  • Derby (20,326)

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