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Sedan is a city in Chautauqua County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Sedan, France.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Sedan. For links to other places called Sedan, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Sedan is 37.126N. The longitude is -96.186W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,288.


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Median household income
Local
$24,324
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sedan demographic reports
Sedan is on the edge of the Flint Hills.
A "Yellow Brick Road" encircles the downtown, with bricks representing every state and many foreign countries.
Well-known residents have included:
· Emmett Kelly, circus clown
Historic sites and museums: Emmett Kelley Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Sedan residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sedan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sedan was $14,153, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Sedan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sedan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $237.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.


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Libraries in Sedan include Sedan Public Library ... View libraries

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Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sedan political report.

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The average commute time for Sedan workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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