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Hanover, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Hanover, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°53′27″N 96°52′31″W / 39.89083°N 96.87528°W / 39.89083; -96.87528
Country United States
State Kansas
County Washington
 - Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,230 ft (375 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 653
 - Density 1,298.7/sq mi (501.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66945
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-29875[1]
GNIS feature ID 0472646[2]

Hanover is a city in Washington County, Kansas, United States. The population was 653 at the 2000 census.



Hanover is located at 39°53′27″N 96°52′31″W / 39.89083°N 96.87528°W / 39.89083; -96.87528 (39.890836, -96.875348)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 653 people, 283 households, and 170 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,298.7 people per square mile (504.2/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 660.3/sq mi (256.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.32% White, 0.61% African American, 0.46% Native American, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 28.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,375, and the median income for a family was $38,667. Males had a median income of $25,104 versus $18,235 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,596. About 5.7% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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