Hesston, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 3,736 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 1,809  (48.4%)
Females: 1,927  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67062.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,364 (it was $42,585 in 2000)
Hesston:

$59,364
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,534 (it was $18,138 in 2000)

Hesston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,930 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Hesston:

$121,930
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $117,506; Detached houses: $127,216; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,654; In 2-unit structures: $131,966; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,845; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $76,247; Mobile homes: $17,188

Median gross rent in 2012: $517.

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  • White alone - 3,197 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 258 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 135 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 46 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hesston: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), English (5.1%), United States (5.0%), Irish (4.9%), French (4.6%), Swiss (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,441 people per square mile   (low).

Hesston,KS real estate house value index trend

Hesston, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Hesston:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hesston city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

221 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This city:  5.9%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hesston, Kansas as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hesston to the number of sex offenders is 936 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,819 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,314 (1.1%)

Hesston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (31.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (371.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Newton, KS (2.5 miles ), Moundridge, KS (2.6 miles ), Newton, KS (2.8 miles ), Goessel, KS (2.9 miles ), Walton, KS (3.1 miles ), Halstead, KS (3.2 miles ), Sedgwick, KS (3.9 miles ), Burrton, KS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code: 620

Hesston household income distribution Hesston home values distribution

Crime rates in Hesston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011011000
per 100,000 0.00.027.527.50.027.326.90.00.00.0
Robberies 0000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.027.30.00.00.00.026.7
Assaults 3014513113
per 100,000 84.60.027.5110.0136.727.380.825.826.880.1
Burglaries 961110102440161813
per 100,000 253.9167.1303.0275.0273.4654.71076.7412.3482.2347.2
Thefts 57564344474773504751
per 100,000 1607.91559.91184.61209.81285.21282.11965.01288.31259.01362.2
Auto thefts 1031321102
per 100,000 28.20.082.627.582.054.626.925.80.053.4
Arson 0000120000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.027.354.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 105.277.0106.7118.2117.0133.7201.391.092.9111.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hesston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +597 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Hesston, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hesston-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Hesston city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hesston-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Hesston center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 400.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Hesston center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harvey County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hesston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hesston:

  • SCHOWALTER VILLA (200 W CEDAR PO BOX 5000)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hesston:

  • BETHEL HEALTH CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTH NEWTON, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOUNDRIDGE, KS)
  • MOUNDRIDGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNDRIDGE, KS)
  • AXTELL CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • NEWTON PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWTON, KS)
  • BETHESDA HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GOESSEL, KS)
  • KANSAS CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWTON, KS)

Airports located in Hesston:

Amtrak station near Hesston:

  • 8 miles: NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Hesston:

  • Hesston College (Full-time enrollment: 409; Location: 301 South Main; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hesston.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hesston:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 28 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 29 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 31 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 33 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 33 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 34 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Butler Community College (about 38 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public high school in Hesston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hesston:

See full list of schools located in Hesston

Library in Hesston:

  • HESSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $190,590; Location: 110 E. SMITH; 35,840 books; 1,627 audio materials; 1,581 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hesston: Hesston Golf Park (A), Cottonwood Grove Recreational Vehicle Campground (B), Dyck Arboretum of the Plains (C), Hesston Police Department (D), Hesston Fire and Emergency Medical Service (E), Hesston Ambulance Department (F), Hesston Public Library (G), Hesston City Hall (H), Hesston College Mary Miller Library (I), Hesston College Yost Center (J), Hesston College Campus Activities Center (K), Hesston Area Senior Center (L), Hesston College Kauffman Court (M), Hesston College Erb Hall (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hesston include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Hesston Mennonite Church (B), Fellowship of Kingdom Life Ministries (C), Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church (D), Hesston United Methodist Church (E), Whitestone Mennonite Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hesston Heritage Inn (606 E Lincoln Blvd), AmericInn Hesston (2 Leonard Court).

Harvey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hesston that have no violations reported:

  • HESSTON, CITY OF (Population served: 3,742, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.6%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 69.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
286 people in college/university student housing in 2010
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
277 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
136 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hesston, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Hesston compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Hesston (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank: Hesston Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/06/01; Schowalter Villa - Hesston Branch at 200 West Cedar, branch established on 2005/03/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.9 mil, Deposits: $207.1 mil, headquarters in Moundridge, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goering Management Company, Llc
  • First Bank of Newton: Hesston Branch at 347-A N. Old Hwy 81, branch established on 2004/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.4 mil, Deposits: $142.7 mil, headquarters in Newton, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Newton Bankshares, Inc.
  • Central National Bank: Hesston Branch at 711 East Lincoln, branch established on 1955/06/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hesston, Kansas:

  • Americinn, 2 Leonard Court, Hesston, KS 67062 , Phone: (620) 327-2053, Fax: (620) 327-2083
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 606 E Lincoln Blvd, Hesston, KS 67062 , Phone: (620) 327-4231, Fax: (620) 327-4202
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hesston, Kansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hesston city (based on Harvey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.86%
Here: 60.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameMennonite Church USAUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents22.9%17.7%15.4%6.0%5.1%
Congregations17.2%14.1%4.7%3.1%3.1%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.5%3.4%2.7%2.5%20.7%
Congregations4.7%4.7%4.7%1.6%42.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Harvey County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Harvey County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Harvey County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Harvey County:

27.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,590$45,5400$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,274$85,6440$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,402$52,8042$1,337
Police - Other 1$3,556$42,6721$221
Firefighters 1$3,994$47,9280$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,581$58,3240$0
Health 2$9,170$55,02020$4,439
Sewerage 1$4,727$56,7240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,418$50,5080$0
Water Supply 2$8,245$49,4700$0
Gas Supply 3$12,370$49,4800$0
Local Libraries 3$8,736$34,9442$658
Totals for Government 28$122,063$52,31325$6,655

Hesston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,506,000 ($403.10)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,923,000 ($782.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $615,000 ($164.61)
    Police Protection: $466,000 ($124.73)
    Water Utilities: $349,000 ($93.42)
    Regular Highways: $302,000 ($80.84)
    General - Other: $241,000 ($64.51)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($64.24)
    Libraries: $152,000 ($40.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($39.88)
    Central Staff Services: $143,000 ($38.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($20.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($35.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $364,000 ($97.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($32.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000 ($30.25)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($7.76)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,111,000 ($832.71)

Hesston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $473,000 ($126.61)
    Sewerage: $404,000 ($108.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000 ($40.42)
    All Other: $111,000 ($29.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($10.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $305,000 ($81.64)
    All Other: $97,000 ($25.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $172,000 ($46.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $132,000 ($35.33)
    Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($21.41)
    Rents: $49,000 ($13.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($9.10)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $3,283,000 ($878.75)
    Water Utilities: $518,000 ($138.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $105,000 ($28.10)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $902,000 ($241.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $217,000 ($58.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($6.16)

Hesston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,862,000 ($1033.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,233,000 ($865.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $629,000 ($168.36)

Hesston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,605,000 ($2035.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $196,000 ($52.46)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.74% ($36,327 average AGI)
from Reno County, KS  0.38% ($43,020)
from Marion County, KS  0.33% ($31,628)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Sedgwick County, KS  2.06% ($33,578 average AGI)
to Reno County, KS  0.48% ($26,365)
to McPherson County, KS  0.30% ($23,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hesston:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hesston:

  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBCU (88.1 FM; NORTH NEWTON, KS; Owner: BETHEL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hesston:

  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hesston, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Hesston fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 2008 01:35 AM, Ridge Rd, Hickory, Lat: 38.12956, Lon: -97.42684, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 13, 1999 10:05 AM, I-135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Apr 3, 1981 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 1979 03:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1976 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total costs: $1,254,000
Total average daily traffic: 30,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,448

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hesston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hesston, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HESSTON / I-35, 1600 20013 West Dutch Ave. (Hesston #9026) (Lat: 38.144278 Lon: -97.583917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90.2 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQIT672
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 05/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • STATION, 1.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 38.146667 Lon: -97.451694), Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: KLE43
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2000, Expiration Date: 03/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2007, Certifier: Keith R Libbert
    Registrant: Keller & Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hesston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hesston)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$59,0901$152,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Hesston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hesston, KS
Most common first names in Hesston, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2679.6 years
Mary2482.0 years
Anna1888.8 years
William1282.8 years
Ruth1285.3 years
Dorothy1084.5 years
Helen1082.6 years
Esther986.6 years
Sarah986.9 years
Edna983.1 years
Most common last names in Hesston, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2684.8 years
Schmidt2283.1 years
Unruh1882.0 years
Regier1683.9 years
Yoder1682.1 years
Weaver1383.0 years
Hershberger1283.1 years
Sommerfeld1183.4 years
King1182.0 years
Janzen1083.1 years
Businesses in Hesston, KS
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

Hesston on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
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  • #95 (67062) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
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