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Overview

Introduction to Hutchinson, Kansas

Hutchinson, Kansas, in Reno county, is located 41 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas.

Hutchinson History

Hutchinson was founded in the year 1871 when C.C. Hutchinson got into a contract with the Santa Fe Railway, to set up a town at the railroad crossing of Arkansas River. Initially it was known as Temperance City. The city was incorporated in the year 1872. The city faced one of the greatest disasters, on January 17, 2001, when compressed natural gas leaked from Yaggy storage field.

Hutchinson and nearby Attractions

  • Reno County Historical Society
  • Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center
  • Hutchinson Art Center
  • Harvey County Historical Society Museum
  • Skateland Family Fun Center

Things To Do In Hutchinson

Tourists who are interested in recreational activities may visit the Cheney State Park, Martinez Sunflower Trail, and Carey Park. They can also take a trip to the Kansas Kids Museum. The Panorama Lake is a beautiful water reservoir in the city. The city celebrates several local festivals including the HutchFest, Salt Fest, and the Reno County Fair every year.

Hutchinson Transportation

Hutchinson Muni Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Hutchinson Higher Education

Hutchinson Community College, Sidneys Hair Dressing College, and Wichita State University provides higher educational opportunities.

Demographics

People

Total Population41,661
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+18,435
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,539
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,450
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,816

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,567
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$93,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.4%
Irish12.9%
English11.1%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish2.4%
Dutch2.2%
Scottish2%
Italian1.4%
Czech1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Portuguese0.6%
African0.6%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
German0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Arab0.1%
Australian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Hutchinson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Reno County
Standard Zip Codes67501, 67502, 67505
P.O. Box Zip Codes67504
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.06
Approximate Longitude-97.91

Hutchinson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHUTCHINSON 10 SW
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 40 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 93 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationNEWTON 2 SW
Distance30.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance39.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buhler1,391$63,958
Burrton953$56,354
Haven1,165$58,611
Nickerson1,148$48,833
Partridge272$48,750
South Hutchinson2,353$47,938

Hutchinson Public Libraries

Hutchinson Public Library
901 N. MAIN
Hutchinson, Kansas
(620) 663-5441

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Hutchinson Hospitals

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Inc
(Non-profit)
1701 E 23rd Avenue
(620) 665-2001
Summit Surgical Llc
(Proprietary)
1818 East 23rd Avenue
(620) 663-4800

Hutchinson Public Schools

Avenue A Elementary
111 S Madison
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-4950
Primary
Total Enrollment 162
Faris Elementary
301 East 10th
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-5000
Primary
Total Enrollment 306
Graber Elementary
1600 N Cleveland
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-5050
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Heartland Virtual Academy
1500 E 11th, Suite 200
ZIP: 67501
(620) 921-5569
Primary
Total Enrollment 59
Hutchinson High School
810 East 13th
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-4100
High
Total Enrollment 1501
Hutchinson Magnet School At Allen
403 West 10th
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 274
Hutchinson Middle School
200 W 14
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-4800
Middle
Total Enrollment 714
Lincoln Elementary School
315 East Bigger
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
Mccandless Elementary
700 N Baker
ZIP: 67501
(620) 615-5150
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Obee Elem
4712 E 4th
ZIP: 67501
(620) 662-2561
Reno Valley Middle School
1616 N Wilshire
ZIP: 67501
(620) 662-4573
Middle
Total Enrollment 173
Morgan Elementary
100 W 27th
ZIP: 67502
(620) 615-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 509
Plum Creek Elementary
901 East 43rd Avenue
ZIP: 67502
(620) 662-5535
Primary
Total Enrollment 430
Prairie Hills Middle
3200 Lucille Drive
ZIP: 67502
(620) 662-6027
Middle
Total Enrollment 521
Prosperity Elem
4601 N Plum
ZIP: 67502
(620) 662-5535
Union Valley Elem
2501 E 30th
ZIP: 67502
(620) 662-4891
Primary
Total Enrollment 361
Wiley Elementary
900 W 21st
ZIP: 67502
(620) 615-5250
Primary
Total Enrollment 312
Hutchinson Correctional Facility
500 S. Reformatory
ZIP: 67504
(620) 662-6997
Other

Hutchinson Private Schools

Trinity Catholic Jr/sr High School
1400 E 17th Ave
ZIP: 67501
Secondary
Total Enrollment 255
Central Christian Schools
1910 E 30th Ave
ZIP: 67502
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 150
Holy Cross Catholic School
2633 Independence Rd
ZIP: 67502
Elementary
Total Enrollment 273
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