|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hesston is 3,495. Hesston, Kansas is the 5,801st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hesston was in 2010, when its population was 3,709. In 2010, Hesston was the 5,491st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,801st largest city in the US. Hesston is currently 5.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Hesston has shrunk 2.7% since the year 2000. Hesston, Kansas's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5799||Avondale Estates, Georgia||3,496||33.0%|
|5804||Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania||3,494||-3.2%|
|5805||Pleasant Valley, West Virginia||3,492||12.9%|
|5806||Sauk City, Wisconsin||3,490||11.8%|
|5807||Benton City, Washington||3,488||33.2%|
The total voting age population of Hesston, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,684. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.1% of the residents of Hesston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hesston are 96.8% White, 1.3% American Indian, 0.7% Black, 0.6% Two or more races, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 11.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hesston, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.2%. On a per-household basis, 2.1% of families are below the poverty line in Hesston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.7% of Hesston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.4% of Hesston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 58.5% have a bachelor's degree and 20.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hesston residents aged 5 and older, 9.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hesston is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hesston, 13.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hesston is $60,286.
In Hesston, 69.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.0% of housing units in Hesston.
Of all the housing units in Hesston, 5.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Hesston, 26.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 390 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hesston is $648.
In Hesston, 80.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.