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Hepler, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hepler had a population of 131 as of July 1, 2016. Hepler ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hepler is located at latitude 37.6619 and longitude -94.9702 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hepler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The City of Hepler (GNIS ID: 2394357) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hepler is located within Township of Walnut, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hepler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hepler, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 131
Population in Households 131
Population in Familes 112
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 174
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $59,091
Average Home Value $92,045


Median Household Income $39,623
Average Household Income $46,616
Per Capita Income $18,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.15%
Households -0.3% 0.0%
Families 0.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hepler, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hepler to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 516 23rd
Population Density1 # 609 9th
Diversity Index2 # 590 12th
Median Household Income # 543 19th
Per Capita Income # 640 5th

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