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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.
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.
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.
32% of Hesston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hesston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.
Libraries in Hesston include Hesston Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hesston include Hesston Record
Harvey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hesston political report.
The average commute time for Hesston workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Hesston include Americinn Hesston.
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