Hesston, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Hesston Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Hesston Content

Also See: Hesston, KS ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Hesston, Kansas - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Hesston had a population of 3,846 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hesston is located at latitude 38.1403 and longitude -97.4265 in Harvey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hesston (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harvey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,480 feet.

The City of Hesston (GNIS ID: 2394366) 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 Hesston is located within Township of Emma, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harvey County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hesston: Elivon.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Hesston, KS Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | KS Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Emma | Harvey County | Kansas Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 3,846
Daytime Population: Workers 2,905
Daytime Population: Residents 1,982
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,887
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 3,481
Population in Familes 3,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 365
Population Density2 1,067
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $59,322
Average Household Income $71,842
Per Capita Income $28,050


Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 994 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 394 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $131,849
Average Home Value $167,800


Total Households 1,389
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,016
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 0.52% 0.47%
Households 0.46% 0.48%
Families 0.63% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Hesston, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hesston 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 # 80 88th
Population Density # 240 64th
Diversity Index # 181 73rd
Median Household Income # 105 85th
Per Capita Income # 209 69th

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

Kansas Research Tools

Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kansas Census Data
Highest or Lowest: