Hays, KS Demographic Data

Hays, KS Summary

Hays is located in Ellis County in Kansas
  • Population: 20,754
  • Area: 7.95 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 7.95 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 2,610.23 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,022.64 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Hays, KS Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
10,597
51%
50.8
Male
10,395
50%
49.2
Total Population
20,992
 
321,419,000

Hays, KS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,348
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,148
5.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,066
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,759
8.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
3,545
16.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,816
13.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,002
9.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
2,328
11.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,210
5.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,092
5.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,188
5.7% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,073
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
417
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
16,782
79.9%
77.1
Female
8,562
51.0%
51.4
Male
8,220
49.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
14,910
71.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,230
15.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,678
12.8%
14.9
Female
1,515
56.6%
55.9
Male
1,163
43.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
30
NR
NR

Hays, KS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
20,523
97.8% 
96.9
White
19,706
93.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
314
1.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
33
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
349
1.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
39
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
239
1.1% 
1.3
Filipino
8
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
43
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
20
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
49
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
49
0.2% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
72
0.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
469
2.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,064
5.1% 
17.6
Mexican
683
3.3% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
56
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
77
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
248
1.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,928
94.9% 
82.4

Hays, KS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
288
2.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
383
3.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,026
25.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
3,264
26.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
786
6.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,868
23.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,511
12.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
671
5.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
11,455
94.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
4,379
36.2%
30.6

Hays, KS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
7,609
43.7%
33.5%
Now Married
7,012
40.2%
47.5
Divorced
1,840
10.6%
11.0%
Separated
104
0.6%
2.1
Widowed
865
5.0
5.8%

Hays, KS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
18,241
92.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,403
7.1%
21.5%
Spanish
685
3.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
330
1.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
333
1.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
55
0.3%
1.0%

Hays, KS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
832
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
600
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,188
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
982
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,176
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,557
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
912
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
859
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
302
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
210
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
42,976
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,871
 
29,979

Hays, KS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
629
5.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,169
9.8%
9.8
Construction
576
4.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
3,687
30.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
497
4.2%
6.5
Information
330
2.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
774
6.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
622
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
732
6.1%
11.3
Public administration
429
3.6%
4.6
Retail trade
1,777
14.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
405
3.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
327
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,097
9.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
3,842
32.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,266
10.6%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,450
28.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
2,299
19.2%
18.0%

Hays, KS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
11,812
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,177
86.2%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
886
7.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
45
0.4%
5.2
Walked
409
3.5%
2.8
Other means
65
0.6%
1.8
Worked at home
230
1.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
11.0
 
26.0

Hays, KS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
513
6.0%
8.9
1 vehicles
2,733
31.7%
33.5
2 vehicles
3,633
42.2%
37.2
3 or more
1,739
20.2%
20.3

Hays, KS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,618
91.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
4,894
56.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
3,724
43.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
814
8.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Hays, KS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
9,432
1 room
190
2.0%
2.3
2 rooms
372
3.9%
2.5
3 rooms
739
7.8%
9.0
4 rooms
1,333
14.1%
16.6
5 rooms
1,721
18.2%
20.0
6 rooms
1,342
14.2%
17.9
7 rooms
868
9.2%
12.1
8 rooms
993
10.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,874
19.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Hays, KS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
9,432
 
 
1-unit, detached
6,188
65.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
291
3.1%
5.8
2-units
588
6.2%
3.7
3 or 4 units
600
6.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
711
7.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
328
3.5%
4.6
20 or more units
400
4.2%
8.8
Mobile home
326
3.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Hays, KS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,017
10.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
630
6.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,180
12.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,226
13.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
2,251
23.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,409
14.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
893
9.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
747
7.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
67
0.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
12
0.1%
0.5%

Hays, KS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
6,246
72.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
141
1.6%
4.7
Electricity
2,139
24.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
12
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
15
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
65
0.8%
1.2

Hays, KS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,919
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
47
1.6%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
71
2.4%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
87
3.0%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
248
8.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
541
18.5%
20.3%
$500 to $999
812
27.8%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,113
38.1%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,454
49.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
475
16.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
323
11.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
154
5.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
513
17.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Hays, KS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,514 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
13
0.4%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
15
0.4%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
49
1.4%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
491
14.0%
27.9%
Less than $500
994
28.3%
11.0%
$500 to $999
1,952
55.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
210
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
636
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
447
13.1%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
321
9.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
390
11.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
467
13.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
362
10.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,413
41.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
324
NR
NR

Hays, KS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,894
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
267
5.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
643
13.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,274
26.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,274
26.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
955
19.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
420
8.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
42
0.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
19
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
157,900
 
194,500
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