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Halstead is a city in Harvey County, in the Wichita metro area.
The community was named for Murat Halstead, journalist.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Halstead. For links to other places called Halstead, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Halstead is 38.001N. The longitude is -97.508W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,391 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,888.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Halstead demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harvey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wichita area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67056 ZIP code.
34% of Halstead residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Halstead ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Halstead was $20,252, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Halstead residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Halstead, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Libraries in Halstead include Halstead Public Library ... View libraries
Harvey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Halstead political report.
The average commute time for Halstead workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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