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Herndon, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Herndon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rawlins County at latitude 39.9088 and longitude -100.786. Rawlins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,671 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Herndon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Herndon, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Herndon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Herndon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Herndon: Pesth.

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Herndon, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 129
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $97,059
Average Home Value $158,929


Median Household Income $50,474
Average Household Income $60,668
Per Capita Income $28,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.76%
Households 0.35% 0.88%
Families 7.57% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Herndon, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herndon to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 515 23rd
Population Density1 # 485 28th
Diversity Index2 # 401 40th
Median Household Income # 272 60th
Per Capita Income # 78 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.