Hanston, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 207 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.1%
Males: 108  (52.6%)
Females: 99  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 67849.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,273 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Hanston:

$51,273
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,912 (it was $17,049 in 2000)

Hanston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $47,122 (it was $24,800 in 2000)
Hanston:

$47,122
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,703; Detached houses: $58,615

Median gross rent in 2016: $463.

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  • Races in Hanston, KS (2010)

    Hanston races chart
    • 18187.9%White alone
    • 209.7%Hispanic
    • 52.4%Two or more races

Races in Hanston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hanston: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.7%), English (4.8%), European (3.4%), Italian (2.7%), American (1.4%), Pennsylvania German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2160 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 762 people per square mile   (low).

Hanston, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Hanston:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanston city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,009 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $483 (1.2%)

Hanston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (133.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (403.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Jetmore, KS (3.2 miles ), Burdett, KS (3.4 miles ), Rozel, KS (4.2 miles) , Offerle, KS (4.3 miles ), Spearville, KS (4.4 miles ), Kinsley, KS (4.6 miles ), Bazine, KS (4.7 miles ), Ness City, KS (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.12 N, Longitude: 99.71 W

Area code: 620

Hanston household income distribution Hanston home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-20.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Hanston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hanston, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hanston-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Hanston city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Hanston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Hanston center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 357.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 427.4 miles away from Hanston center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hodgeman County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hanston:

  • HODGEMAN COUNTY HEALTH CENTER LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JETMORE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanston:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 56 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 57 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 98 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 132 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 132 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 132 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 135 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Library in Hanston:

  • HANSTON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,566; Location: 105 N LOGAN; 4,422 books; 141 audio materials; 352 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hanston: Dodge City Co - Operative Exchange Grain Elevator Number 8 (A), Hanston Rural Fire Department (B), Hanston City Library (C), Hanston City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hanston include: Hanston United Methodist Church (A), Hanston Baptist Church (B), Saint Anthony Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hodgeman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Hanston (2011 data):

  • Bank of Hays: Hanston Branch at 102 North Logan, branch established on 2008/03/27. Info updated 2008/04/18: Bank assets: $191.1 mil, Deposits: $159.1 mil, headquarters in Hays, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hanston Insurance Agency, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Kansas average:

11.2

Hanston travel time to work - commute Hanston mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hanston city (based on Hodgeman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7425
Catholic3642
Evangelical Protestant1753
None635-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hodgeman County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Hodgeman County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hodgeman County:

30.3%
Kansas:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hanston:

47.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hanston:

42.2%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hanston:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanston, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$325
Water Supply 1$3,050$36,6000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$510
Totals for Government 1$3,050$36,6004$835

Hanston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($154.59)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($77.29)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($77.29)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($33.82)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($14.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($48.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($120.77)

Hanston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($154.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($38.65)
    General Support: $4,000 ($19.32)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($140.10)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($38.65)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.83)

Hanston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($144.93)

8.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ford County, KS  3.34% ($36,480 average AGI)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ford County, KS  1.63% ($35,167 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanston:

  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KDCC (1550 AM; 1 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: DODGE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanston:

  • KOLS (95.5 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KZRD (93.9 FM; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Hanston fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 2013 06:15 PM, Cr-H, Lat: 38.01532, Lon: -99.91388, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 425Total average daily traffic
  • 42Total average daily truck traffic
  • 212Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hanston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • N Central Area Of (Lat: 38.116694 Lon: -99.708722), Call Sign: WGB254, Licensee ID: L00076819
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.675 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004Registrant: Cure Inc, Box 124, Hanston, KS 67849
  • 1 Mi S 1 Mi W Of (Lat: 38.104194 Lon: -99.733722), Call Sign: WGB255, Licensee ID: L00076819
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.675 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004Registrant: Cure Inc, Box 124, Hanston, KS 67849
  • N Central Area Of (Lat: 38.116694 Lon: -99.717056), Call Sign: WGB256, Licensee ID: L00076819
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.675 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004Registrant: Cure Inc, Box 124, Hanston, KS 67849
  • Lat: 38.200056 Lon: -99.638833, Call Sign: WRL854
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2014, Expiration Date: 08/23/2024Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, Route 2 Box 249-A, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507
  • Adj Railroad Tracks On Grain Elevator (Lat: 38.121972 Lon: -99.712889), Type: Silo, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPBV991, Licensee ID: L00390113
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.085 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/1998, Expiration Date: 03/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2002, Certifier: Stephen P SelbyRegistrant: Central Kansas Railway LLC, 1825 W Harry, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 236-3113

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Hanston, 1.75 Mi E Of Spearville Rd., 2.8 Mi S Of Hwy 156 (Lat: 38.086611 Lon: -99.692556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQEI359
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHz, 17920.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026, Certifier: Craig MockRegistrant: United Wireless Communications, Inc., 1107 Mcartor Road, Dodge City, KS 67801, Phone: (620) 227-8641, Email:
  • HANSTON, 5 Mi Ese Of (Lat: 38.101667 Lon: -99.625111), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KAN92
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz... (+16 more)Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • Approximately 3 Mi Sse Of Hanston (Lat: 38.087500 Lon: -99.683167), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KAS52, Licensee ID: L00015573
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1980, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/17/1999Registrant: Wichita License Subsidiary Corporation, 833 North Main Street, Wichita, KS 67203
  • 3 Mi Sse Of Hnston (Lat: 38.087500 Lon: -99.683167), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLJ613
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2003Registrant: Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7145, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: VANCRAFT GYROCOPTER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2020T , Serial Number: 2020
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Salmans, 104 S Highway St, Hanston, KS 67849
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/24/1990
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7538W , Serial Number: 28-1471, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer L Stinemetz, Rr 1, Hanston, KS 67849

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanston and their reported violations in the past:

HANSTON, CITY OF (Population served: 211, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Hanston, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John580.4 years
Mary587.0 years
Edward492.0 years
James476.5 years
Agnes384.3 years
Elsie379.7 years
Betty362.3 years
Frank373.7 years
Roy386.0 years
Walter378.3 years
Most common last names in Hanston, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1079.9 years
Korf780.4 years
Ewy775.6 years
Salmans673.2 years
Housman572.8 years
Hubin578.2 years
Powell488.0 years
Halling472.5 years
Sebes473.8 years
Hirschler392.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Hanston compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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