Halstead, Kansas

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Halstead, Kansas

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High Points

Halstead strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 6% Halstead Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Halstead Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 12% Halstead Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 15% Halstead People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15% Halstead Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Halstead, Kansas

Comparing Halstead to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 5
Age of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Halstead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 23 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Harvey
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67056
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.001
Longitude -97.508

Halstead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEWTON 2 SW
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
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Halstead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,873 100%
Male 878 46.9%
Female 995 53.1%
Under 18 488 26.1%
18+ 1,385 73.9%
65+ 338 18%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,812 96.7%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 8 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 12 0.6%
Mixed Race 29 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 41 2.2%

Estimated Halstead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,912
Growth 39
Growth % 2.1%

Halstead Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.7%
English 10.8%
Irish 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
US/American 9.1%
Scottish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Russian 1.7%
European 1.5%
Welsh 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
British 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Halstead 1,873 $51,458
Bentley 368 $46,250
Burrton 932 $37,174
Hesston 3,509 $51,474
Newton 17,190 $45,703
North Newton 1,522 $52,500
Sedgwick 1,537 $49,659

Halstead Public Libraries

Halstead Public Library
264 MAIN
Halstead, Kansas
(316) 835-2170

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Halstead High Schools (2004)

Serves 230 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Halstead Colleges

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