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Sedgwick is a city in Harvey County, in the Wichita metro area. (The community straddles Harvey and Sedgwick counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Sedgwick County, which was named for Major Gen. John Sedgwick, killed during the Civil War.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Sedgwick. For links to other places called Sedgwick, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sedgwick is 37.916N. The longitude is -97.422W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,381 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,637.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sedgwick demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harvey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wichita area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67135 ZIP code.
28% of Sedgwick residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sedgwick ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sedgwick was $17,009, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Sedgwick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sedgwick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $347. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $798.
Libraries in Sedgwick include Lillian Tear Library ... View libraries
Harvey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sedgwick political report.
The average commute time for Sedgwick workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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