The cost of living is directly impacted by the cost of city utilities and taxes. In a recent survey conducted on 17 cities in Missouri, Sedalia came out near the bottom of fiscal impact on residents. City Administrator Gary Edwards explains.


The most expensive cities were Buchanan Co./St. Joseph at 11.2%, Randolph Co./Moberly at 10.7% and Audrain Co./Mexico at 10.5% The survey was conducted by city administrators in several of the 17 cities that participated.