Hesston, Kansas Population 2021

3,778
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Hesston is a city located in Harvey County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 3,778, it is the 75th largest city in Kansas and the 5564th largest city in the United States . Hesston is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,709 in 2010. Hesston reached it's highest population of 3,782 in 2015. Spanning over 4 miles, Hesston has a population density of 1,046 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hesston is $68,374 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $138,200. The median age in Hesston is 40 years, 27.7 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Hesston Demographics

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

  • White: 96.79%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Other race: 0.13%
The current population of Hesston, Kansas is 3,778 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,724.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,709.

Hesston, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,68196.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native481.26%
Black or African American250.66%
Two or More Races220.58%
Asian150.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.18%
Some Other Race50.13%
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Hesston Population by Race

Hesston Population Pyramid $2021

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Hesston Median Age

40


Total

27.7


Male

47.8


Female

Hesston Adults

There are 2,956 adults, (993 of whom are seniors) in Hesston.

Hesston Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hesston Sex Ratio

Female

1,844

48.49%

Male

1,959

51.51%

Hesston Population by Age

Hesston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hesston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93%7%
All69%31%
Non Family43.8%56.2%
Female20.2%79.8%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hesston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4832.2869
Married7912.8993
Non Family5711.4343.8
Female1042.120.2
Male173.88100

2.79

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Hesston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade572.39%
9th to 12th Grade50.21%
High School Graduate30212.67%
Some College45018.88%
Associates Degree1757.34%
Bachelors Degree91038.17%
Graduate Degree48520.34%
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Hesston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hesston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3012,2391,395
Hispanic4949
Native American3434
Other Race55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.63%.

Hesston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,625$55,069$30,862
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$40,903
Some College$40,789$42,401$
Bachelors Degree$38,429$56,042$27,950
Graduate Degree$56,944$66,181$51,458

$45,625

Average Earnings

$55,069

Average Male

$30,862

Average Female

Hesston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hesston Language by Age

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Hesston Language

90.17% of Hesston residents speak only English, while 9.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.25% of the population.

Hesston Language

Hesston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9451394.72%
Hispanic4038621.34%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hesston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hesston is Hispanic, with 21.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hesston is White, with 4.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.46%.

Hesston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College7.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Hesston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Hesston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hesston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,286$68,374
Families$78,611$86,230
Married Families$93,393-
Non Families$42,726$38,696
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Income by Household Type

Hesston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hesston Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Hesston Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea74
Second Gulf War35
World War II20
First Gulf War15
Vietnam13

Hesston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+103
65 to 7428
35 to 5418
18 to 3417
55 to 64

Hesston Veterans by Age

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Hesston Veterans by Race

Hesston Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hesston Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hesston Employment by Age

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Hesston Employment by Race

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Hesston 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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52.98%

Born in Hesston

89.17%

Native Born

10.83%

Foreign Born

10.23%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.17% of Hesston residents were born in the United States, with 52.98% having been born in Kansas. 10.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hesston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,778180.48%
20203,760180.48%
20193,742180.48%
20183,724-33-0.88%
20173,757-25-0.66%
20163,7820.00%
20153,782541.45%
20143,728-7-0.19%
20133,73550.13%
20123,730160.43%
20113,714-7-0.19%
20103,7212120.59%
20003,5094971.54%
19903,012-1-0.00%
19803,0130.00%

Hesston Population by Year