Hesston, Kansas Population 2020

3,690

Hesston is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 3,690, it is the 77th largest city in Kansas and the 5626th largest city in the United States. Hesston is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,709 in 2010. Hesston reached it's highest population of 3,790 in 2015. Spanning over 4 miles, Hesston has a population density of 1,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hesston is $70,393 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $143,200. The median age in Hesston is 38.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Hesston Demographics

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

  • White: 95.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Other race: 0.13%
The current population of Hesston, Kansas is 3,690, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,734.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,709.

Hesston, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,61095.58%
Black or African American651.72%
Two or More Races391.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.77%
Asian230.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.16%
Some Other Race50.13%

Hesston Population Pyramid 2020

Hesston Median Age

38.9


Total

31.9


Male

43.8


Female

Hesston Adults

There are 2,962 adults, (847 of whom are seniors) in Hesston.

Hesston Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hesston Sex Ratio

Female

1,877

49.70%

Male

1,900

50.30%

Hesston Households and Families

Hesston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hesston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.4%8.6%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
Female15%85%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4922.2567.9
Married8692.7991.4
Non Family5311.3536.7
Female802.1915
Male123.83100

2.73

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hesston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.09%
9th to 12th Grade50.21%
High School Graduate44318.50%
Some College38516.08%
Associates Degree1857.72%
Bachelors Degree87336.45%
Graduate Degree47819.96%

Hesston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2222,1911,351
Hispanic115115
Multiple Races2727
Native American1717
Black1414
Other Race55

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 white people with a rate of 60.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,000$56,779$28,995
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$41,364
Some College$37,266$62,353$17,083
Bachelors Degree$40,417$57,260$28,407
Graduate Degree$53,958$62,969$49,618

$47,000

Average Earnings

$56,779

Average Male

$28,995

Average Female

Hesston Language

Hesston Language by Age

Hesston Language

89.12% of Hesston residents speak only English, while 10.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.

Hesston Poverty

Hesston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic37515441.07%
White2,926943.21%
Black1414100.00%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

5.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hesston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hesston is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hesston is White, with 3.21% 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 17.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.64%.

Name Poverty
High School22.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%
Some College4.86%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed9.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%

Hesston Income

Hesston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,685$70,393
Families$81,815$89,461
Married Families$92,572-
Non Families$39,223$35,020

Hesston Marital Status

Hesston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hesston Married by Age and Sex

Hesston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hesston Marital Status by Race

Hesston Veterans

143

Number of Veterans

133

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea65
Second Gulf War27
World War II17
Vietnam11
First Gulf War

$Hesston Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hesston Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hesston Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.79%

Born in Kansas

89.04%

Native Born

10.96%

Foreign Born

10.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.04% of Hesston residents were born in the United States, with 52.79% having been born in Kansas. 10.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,690-22-0.59%
20193,712-22-0.59%
20183,734-33-0.88%
20173,767-22-0.58%
20163,789-1-0.03%
20153,790561.50%
20143,734-5-0.13%
20133,73970.19%
20123,732170.46%
20113,715-6-0.16%
20103,7212120.59%
20003,5094971.54%
19903,012-1-0.00%
19803,0130.00%