Community Profiles

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.

 

Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
Herington2,5832,5242,3232,200

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4204171159
5-9184158148
10-14139121114
15-19168121118
20-2413311198
25-29184177137
30-34148141142
35-39122128117
40-44122109110
45-49182124125
50-54184139116
55-59149147111
60-64102129127
65-69104141140
70-74108127147
75-79847687
80-84918186
85+116124119
18+1,8911,7971,703
Median Age394243

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Race

Herington2020
Total2,323.000
White Alone89.980
Black Alone0.650
American Indian Alone1.760
Asian Alone1.290
Pacific Islander Alone0.340
Some Other Race2.240
Two or More Races3.740
Hispanic Origin7.660
Diversity Index30.300

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Growth Rate

Herington2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population-1%-1%
Households-1%-1%
Families-1%-1%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%1%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households1,1261,081992937
Housing Units1,3101,2991,2181,222
Owner Occupied Units634608
Renter Occupied Units357329
Vacant Units226285

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Home Value

Herington20202025
Median Home Value$64,786$68,145
Average Home Value$75,865$80,510
<$50,000242214
$50,000 - $99,999257248
$100,000 - $149,9997475
$150,000 - $199,9992526
$200,000 - $249,9992326
$250,000 - $299,9991519
$300,000 - $399,99900
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200933
1990-199941
1980-198985
1970-197988
1960-196954
1950-1959140
1940-1949254
1939 or Before692

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Income
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Income

Herington20202025
Median Household$35,996$36,956
Average Household$48,799$51,996
Per Capita$20,941$22,278

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Household Income Base

Herington2020
<$15,000175
$15,000 - $24,999129
$25,000 - $34,999176
$35,000 - $49,999170
$50,000 - $74,999157
$75,000 - $99,999111
$100,000 - $149,99958
$150,000 - $199,9991
$200,000+15

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+770
In-County Residents437
Out-of-County Residents326
Drive Alone640
Carpooled74
Public Transport0
Work at Home20
Less than 5 minutes136
5-9 minutes148
10-14 minutes81
15-19 minutes58
20-24 minutes38
25-29 minutes15
30-34 minutes104
35-39 minutes42
40-44 minutes17
45-59 minutes36
60-89 minutes32
90+ minutes43
Average Travel Time25

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees878
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt2
Mining0
Utilities15
Construction3
Manufacturing171
Wholesale Trade18
  
Retail Trade93
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers3
Furn & Home Furnish Str1
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip19
Food & Beverage Stores35
Health/Pers Care Stores6
Gasoline Stations9
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music3
General Merchandise Str9
Misc Store Retailers8
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse20
Information5
  
Finance & Insurance12
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn6
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other6
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing14
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv11
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt5
Educational Services133
HealthCare/Social Assist209
Arts/Entertainment/Rec36
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs65
Accommodation8
Food Srv/Drinking Places57
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin32
Auto Repair/Maintenance2
Public Administration Emp34

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

Herington2020
Some High School86
Graduated High School414
Associates Degree194
Bachelor's Degree164
Graduate Degree118

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses106
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus1
Construction Bus2
Manufacturing Bus7
Wholesale Trade Bus3
  
Retail Trade Bus14
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus1
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus1
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus2
Food & Beverage Stores Bus1
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus1
Gasoline Stations Bus1
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus1
General Merchandise Str Bus1
Misc Store Retailers Bus4
Nonstore Retailers Bus1
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus3
Information Bus1
  
Finance & Insurance Bus5
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus1
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus4
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus6
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus4
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus2
Educational Services Bus7
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus12
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus6
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus6
Accommodation Bus1
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus5
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus16
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus2
Public Administration Bus7

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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