Herington, Kansas Population 2021

2,200
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Herington is a city located in Dickinson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 2,200, it is the 105th largest city in Kansas and the 7263rd largest city in the United States . Herington is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -12.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,526 in 2010. Herington reached it's highest population of 4,519 in 1930. Spanning over 5 miles, Herington has a population density of 456 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herington is $42,505 with a poverty rate of 24.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $59,800. The median age in Herington is 43.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Herington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Herington was:

  • White: 86.35%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.91%
  • Asian: 3.54%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Herington, Kansas is 2,200 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,302.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,526.

Herington, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,85486.35%
Two or More Races1095.08%
Black or African American843.91%
Asian763.54%
Some Other Race150.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.42%
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Herington Population by Race

Herington Population Pyramid $2021

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Herington Median Age

43.1


Total

42.3


Male

45.1


Female

Herington Adults

There are 1,664 adults, (475 of whom are seniors) in Herington.

Herington Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Herington Sex Ratio

Female

1,053

49.05%

Male

1,094

50.95%

Herington Population by Age

Herington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married75.7%24.3%
All63.4%36.6%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Male42.1%57.9%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9912.1263.4
Non Family4601.0947.2
Married4483.1375.7
Female642.36100
Male192.4242.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Herington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1177.36%
9th to 12th Grade945.92%
High School Graduate50231.59%
Some College43127.12%
Associates Degree19612.33%
Bachelors Degree1559.75%
Graduate Degree945.92%
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Herington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2851,154224
Hispanic156767
Black8484
Asian3737
2+ Races181818
Other Race157
Native American99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Herington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,761$33,000$20,000
Less Than 9th Grade$17,917$27,188$
High School Graduate$27,105$35,670$13,906
Some College$29,563$30,000$28,750
Bachelors Degree$21,384$$21,875
Graduate Degree$34,792$123,281$

$26,761

Average Earnings

$33,000

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Herington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herington Language by Age

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Herington Language

89.87% of Herington residents speak only English, while 10.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.92% of the population.

Herington Language

Herington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,57329318.63%
Hispanic25218071.43%
Asian764052.63%

24.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.96%

Male Poverty Rate

24.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herington is Hispanic, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herington is White, with 18.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.68%.

Herington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.98%
Some College20.10%
High School18.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Herington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed9.62%
Male Employed7.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Herington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,181$42,505
Families$46,917$50,637
Married Families$54,286-
Non Families$20,000$32,867
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Income by Household Type

Herington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Herington Married by Age and Sex

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Herington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Herington Marital Status by Race

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Herington Marital Status

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283

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War115
Vietnam97
Second Gulf War45
Korea15
World War II5

Herington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54115
55 to 6478
65 to 7457
75+29
18 to 344

Herington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22214.95%
Black5363.10%
Hispanic85.13%
Other Race853.33%

Herington Veterans by Race

Herington Veterans by Education

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11.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herington Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Herington Employment by Age

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Herington Employment by Race

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Herington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.65%

Born in Herington

93.06%

Native Born

6.94%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.06% of Herington residents were born in the United States, with 51.65% having been born in Kansas. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Herington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,200-34-1.52%
20202,234-34-1.50%
20192,268-34-1.48%
20182,302-22-0.95%
20172,324-22-0.94%
20162,346-37-1.55%
20152,383-19-0.79%
20142,402-25-1.03%
20132,427-59-2.37%
20122,486-25-1.00%
20112,511-20-0.79%
20102,531-32-0.13%
20002,563-122-0.46%
19902,685-245-0.87%
19802,930-235-0.77%
19703,165-537-1.55%
19603,702-73-0.20%
19503,775-29-0.08%
19403,804-715-1.71%
19304,5194541.06%
19204,0657922.19%
19103,2730.00%

Herington Population by Year