Hanover, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hanover, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hanover had a population of 617 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 617
Daytime Population: Workers 319
Daytime Population: Residents 333
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 652
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 609
Population in Familes 510
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,146
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,974
Average Household Income $58,953
Per Capita Income $24,214


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $80,714
Average Home Value $127,199


Total Households 258
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 169
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 -1.37% -1.16%
Households -1.36% -1.19%
Families -0.87% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 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 # 269 60th
Population Density # 205 70th
Diversity Index # 632 6th
Median Household Income # 388 42nd
Per Capita Income # 464 31st

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