Sedalia, MO is located in the western central part of the state. It is the county seat of Pettis County and home to the Missouri State Fair. Sedalia, MO is 30 miles south of the Missouri River and less than 100 miles away from Kansas City. Sedalia, MO is fairly flat with a rich history, tied largely to the railroad and the civil war. Once the fifth largest city in Missouri, Sedalia has a large and historic downtown area with a population of just over 21,000 people.
The cost of living is very low in Sedalia, MO at just 83 percent of the national average. Housing costs are especially low, at just 51 percent of the national average. The median income in Sedalia, MO is $32,354 per year, while the median home price is just $86,500.
Sedalia, MO Job Opportunities
In Sedalia, MO, the top industries are agribusiness, truck drivers and logistics professionals. Job demand is also up for people who work in retail and food service.