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Hanston, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Hanston, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°7′23″N 99°42′45″W / 38.12306°N 99.7125°W / 38.12306; -99.7125
Country United States
State Kansas
County Hodgeman
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,156 ft (657 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 259
 - Density 953.9/sq mi (368.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67849
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-29925[1]
GNIS feature ID 0475828[2]

Hanston is a city in Hodgeman County, Kansas, United States. The population was 259 at the 2000 census.



Hanston is located at 38°7′23″N 99°42′45″W / 38.12306°N 99.7125°W / 38.12306; -99.7125 (38.122954, -99.712525),[3] along K-156 and the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 259 people, 104 households, and 74 families residing in the city. The population density was 953.9 people per square mile (370.4/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 467.7/sq mi (181.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.91% White, 0.39% African American, 1.54% Native American, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.47% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 19.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $43,571. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,049. About 6.6% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.6% of those sixty five 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.  
  4. ^ DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, 58. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.

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