Herington

Herington offers country living with city amenities. Recognized as one of the safewise.com's top 30 safest cities in Kansas. Herington sits in the Southeast corner of Dickinson County.  Served by USD 487, Herington has a new elementary school building and plenty of school spirit. Herington's Main Street is home to many thriving businesses and Herington's Chamber of Commerce is very aggressive. The community has a hospital and other professional health care businesses, such as optometrists, dentists, pharmacies. 

Just a few miles west of downtown you'll find Herington Reservoir, where outdoor enthusiats can enjoy a cozy picnic on the banks or jump in the water for a swim.

Herington offers businesses great transportation options as it is located on K77 and Highway 4, as well as having rail service right through town. There are various building site options offered by the Economic Development office, and the town draws from several small nearby communties for a quality work force.

 

Herington

Population

Total Population

2,347

Population
Growth Rate

-0.78%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

29.700

Housing & Income

Households

1,001

Total Housing Units

1,223


Owner Occupied

673

Renter Occupied

328

Vacant

222

Median Home Value

$62,679


Average Home Value

$73,363

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.83%


Per Capita Income

2.00%

Income Projection

Median Household

$37,210 $39,962


Average Household

$46,048 $50,870


Per Capita

$19,735 $21,792

Workforce

Total Businesses

108

Total Employed

842

Workers 16+

870

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

1

Employed

15

Construction

Businesses

2

Employed

3

Manufacturing

Businesses

7

Employed

154

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

5

Employed

31

Some
High School

94

Graduated
High School

475

Associates
Degree

173

Bachelor's
Degree

180

Graduate
Degree

101

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

574

Non-Resident Commuters

283

Drive Alone

695

Carpooled

76

Public

0

Work At Home

32