Hays, Ellis County, Kansas

Hays: City in Kansas, United States

About

Hays is a city located in the county of Ellis in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,510 and a population density of 973 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,829 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1866.

Quick Facts about Hays

Population : 20,829 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Ellis County
Postal code : 67601–67667
Phone Area Codes : 785
Area : 21.07 km2
Altitude : 2,021 feet / 616 meters
Capital city : Hays is capital of Ellis County
Establishment : January 01, 1867 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:43:40 (18th August 2022)
Density : 988 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.53% (2010-2020)
Hays locator map
Location of Hays on Kansas map.
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Welcome to the City of Hays KS
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Geography

Hays is located at 38°52'45"N 99°19'36"W (38.8791800, -99.3267700).

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Demographics

The population of Hays increased by 1.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,510 - census
2011 20,778 1.29% estimation process
2012 21,038 1.24% estimation process
2013 21,002 -0.17% estimation process
2014 20,988 -0.07% estimation process
2015 21,051 0.3% estimation process
2016 21,018 -0.16% estimation process
2017 20,881 -0.66% estimation process
2018 20,812 -0.33% estimation process
2019 20,744 -0.33% estimation process
2020 20,829 0.41% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 32,399
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 33,219
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 33,190
April 1, 2010 Population : 33,224
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.8%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 97.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 16.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 81.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,721
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 13,423

Hays zip code is 67601. County name: Ellis, County fips: 20051

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 13,423
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $111,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $981
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $371
2015-2019 median gross rent : $726
Permits for construction, 2020 : 48
2015-2019 Households : 12,033
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,528
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 79,515
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,192,661
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 239,143
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,242
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,286
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,489
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 611
2019 total employment : 10,658
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 389,646
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 5.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,732
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,233
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,311
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 644
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,048
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 273
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,828
2010 population per square mile : 82.0
2010 land area in square miles : 405.07
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 81,829
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $168,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,687
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $625
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,108
Permits for construction, 2020 : 212
2015-2019 Households : 57,098
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.90
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 724,750
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 643,147
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,140,383
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,680
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,934
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,662
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 3,395
2019 total employment : 47,784
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,901,573
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 10,781
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 12,777
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,399
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,123
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,174
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,154
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,140
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,021
2010 population per square mile : 279.2
2010 land area in square miles : 608.29

People born in Hays (16)

People born in Hays, including politician Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy, basketball player Sean Finn, actress Rebecca Staab, .

List

  • Charles R. Middleton (American academic) he was born in 01/01/1944
  • Dan Johnson (American politician from Kansas) he was born in 18/08/1936
  • J. Nort Atkinson (American football coach) he was born in 06/10/1877
  • James Hamm (American murderer) he was born in 22/08/1948
  • Jeff Colyer (Kansas politician) he was born in 03/06/1960
  • Marlies Gipson (basketball player) she was born in 02/01/1987
  • Otto Denning (American baseball catcher) he was born in 28/12/1912
  • Robert Courtney (American fraudster) he was born in 15/09/1952
  • Tysyn Hartman (American football player) he was born in 09/08/1989
  • Willard Schmidt (American baseball player) he was born in 29/05/1928
  • Ron Baker (American basketball player) he was born in 30/03/1993
  • Raymond Kysar (American politician) he was born in 15/02/1931
  • Alex Delton (American college football quarterback) he was born in 23/10/1996

Schools in Hays

College & universities near Hays, KS

Code Name City ZIP
155061 Fort Hays State University Hays (KS) 67601-4099

Post offices near Hays

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hay Post Office Hays (KS) 67601

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Hays , North Carolina township in Wilkes County, North Carolina with a population of 1,851 people.
  • Hays , Texas city in Texas, United States with a population of 283 people.

Other cities in Ellis County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ellis County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Victoria 1,215 City in Kansas, United States
Walker 660 Unincorporated community in Herzog Township, Ellis County, Kansas, United States
Ellis 399 Township in Ellis County, Kansas
Schoenchen 206 Human settlement in Ellis County, Kansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Hays distances to largest Kansas cities