Hesston, Kansas Population 2024

3,527

Hesston is a city located in Harvey County Kansas. Hesston has a 2024 population of 3,527. Hesston is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,495 in 2020.

The average household income in Hesston is $96,183 with a poverty rate of 4.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hesston is 42.1 years, 37.3 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Hesston Demographics

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

  • White: 94.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.3%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
976.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.92% (32)
The current population of Hesston, Kansas is 3,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,495.

Hesston, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,49694.41%
Two or more races852.3%
Other race812.19%
Asian210.57%
Black or African American110.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.24%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Hesston Population by Race

Hesston Population Pyramid 2024

Hesston Median Age

42.1

Total

37.3

Male

49.3

Female

Hesston Adults

There are 2,791 adults, (1,027 of whom are seniors) in Hesston.

Hesston Age Dependency

109.9

Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hesston Sex Ratio

Female1,90351.39%
Male1,80048.61%

Hesston Population by Age

Hesston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5442.166337
Married7153.0777.122.9
Non Family7151.0648.551.5
Female813.2851.948.1
Male333.421000
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hesston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hesston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hesston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Hesston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,250

Average Earnings

$65,183

Average Male

$31,434

Average Female

Hesston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hesston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hesston Language

93.92% of Hesston residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.9% of the population.

Hesston Language

Hesston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2211534.75%
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4.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.79%

Male Poverty Rate

2.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hesston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hesston is White, with 4.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hesston is White, with 4.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 4.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.05%.

Hesston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.86%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
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Hesston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.23%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Hesston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hesston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hesston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hesston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hesston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hesston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hesston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

102

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Hesston Veterans by War

count

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Hesston Veterans by Age

count

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Hesston Veterans by Race

Hesston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Hesston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hesston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hesston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hesston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.63%

Born in Hesston

98%

Native Born

2%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98% of Hesston residents were born in the United States, with 60.63% having been born in Kansas. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hesston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,587120.34%
20283,575120.34%
20273,563120.34%
20263,551120.34%
20253,539120.34%
20243,527120.34%
20233,515120.34%
20223,503120.34%
20213,491-4-0.11%
20203,495-241-6.45%
20193,736150.4%
20183,721-35-0.93%
20173,756-26-0.69%
20163,78220.05%
20153,780541.45%
20143,726-7-0.19%
20133,73350.13%
20123,728170.46%
20113,711-6-0.16%
20103,7172085.93%
20003,50949716.5%
19903,012-1-0.03%
19803,013
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Hesston Population by Year