Halstead, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Halstead, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Halstead had a population of 2,105 as of July 1, 2018. Halstead ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Halstead is located at latitude 37.9998 and longitude -97.5102 in Harvey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Halstead (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harvey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The City of Halstead (GNIS ID: 485586) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Halstead: Lakin.

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Halstead, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,105
Population in Households 2,056
Population in Familes 1,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 1,534
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $51,037
Average Household Income $63,409
Per Capita Income $25,613


Total Housing Units 924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 554 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $112,155
Average Home Value $123,375


Total Households 831
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 573
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.16%
Households 0.09% 0.17%
Families 0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Halstead, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halstead to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 119 82nd
Population Density # 101 85th
Diversity Index # 371 45th
Median Household Income # 304 55th
Per Capita Income # 337 50th

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