Hanover, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hanover, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hanover had a population of 644 as of July 1, 2016. Hanover ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hanover is located at latitude 39.8931 and longitude -96.8761 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hanover (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The City of Hanover (GNIS ID: 2394289) 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 Hanover is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hanover 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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Hanover, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 644
Population in Households 636
Population in Familes 535
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,196
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $81,720
Average Home Value $125,335


Median Household Income $45,570
Average Household Income $55,131
Per Capita Income $22,874
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.85%
Households -0.86% -0.83%
Families -0.18% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Hanover, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover 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 # 267 60th
Population Density1 # 189 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 633 6th
Median Household Income # 379 44th
Per Capita Income # 473 30th

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