Sedalia, NC

Sedalia, situated in Guilford County, is a small town made up of 2.09 square miles.

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The town was incorporated in 1997.


The median resident age in Sedalia is 48 years. The median estimated household income is about $51,000 making it about $3,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $25,000. The average price for a home in Sedalia is about $139,000 (2015) which is $21,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $900 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Sedalia is 76% Black, 20% White, 2% Two or more races, and 2% other. 83% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 44% are married, 13% are divorced, 1% are separated, 10% are widowed, leaving 32% that have never been married.

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Guilford County

Sedalia belongs to Guilford County in the northern part of North Carolina. The county is named after Francis North, who's title was the Earl of Guilford. It was home of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse during the American Revolution. It was also a stop for the Underground Railroad, and was home to the Greensboro Massacre in 1979. The county is part of the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area. Guilford County has a population of 517,600, and its largest city Greensboro, which has a population of 285,300, is the county seat.

Guilford County borders Forsyth, Alamance, Rockingham, Davidson and Randolph counties.

Guilford County is made up of 658 square miles. 646 of which is land with the remaining 12 as water.


The population of Sedalia, NC is about 620. The population has been steadily increasing since 2000.


The elevation of Sedalia, NC is 702 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Sedalia, NC is 27342.

Area Code

The area code for Sedalia, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Sedalia and Guilford County have voted mostly Democrat, with 58% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections, barring the 2000 election.

As of 2010, 46% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 52% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.


The unemployment rate for Sedalia is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, construction, and wholesale trade make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Rhino Times, Yes Weekly, and The Times News are the primary newspapers that cover the Guilford County area.


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