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Hesper is a township in Benson County.
The community was named for Hesper, IA
The latitude of Hesper is 48.008N. The longitude is -99.6W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,621 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 83.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hesper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58332 ZIP code.
20% of Hesper residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hesper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hesper was $18,211, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Hesper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Benson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hesper political report.
The average commute time for Hesper workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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