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Hutchinson, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Hutchinson had a population of 41,690 as of July 1, 2017. Hutchinson ranks in the upper 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 Hutchinson is located at latitude 38.0673 and longitude -97.9095 in Reno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hutchinson (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Reno County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,535 feet.

The City of Hutchinson (GNIS ID: 485597) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hutchinson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hutchinson, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,690
Daytime Population: Workers 22,440
Daytime Population: Residents 21,910
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,350
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 39,108
Population in Familes 30,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,582
Population Density2 1,692
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $44,526
Average Household Income $57,489
Per Capita Income $23,631


Total Housing Units 18,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,363 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,390 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,988 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $96,791
Average Home Value $117,096


Total Households 16,753
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 10,136
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.24% -0.31%
Families -0.36% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Hutchinson, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hutchinson to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 78 89th
Diversity Index # 69 90th
Median Household Income # 464 31st
Per Capita Income # 497 26th

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