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Hesston is a city in Harvey County, in the Wichita metro area.

The community was named for Abraham Hess, founder

The latitude of Hesston is 38.138N. The longitude is -97.431W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,480 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,614.


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Median household income
Local
$42,585
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hesston demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Hesston attractions: Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
Colleges and universities: Hesston College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hesston 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 67062 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

45% of Hesston residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hesston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hesston was $18,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Hesston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hesston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.


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Libraries in Hesston include Hesston Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hesston include Hesston Record

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Harvey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hesston political report.

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The average commute time for Hesston workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hesston include Americinn Hesston.

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