Hayes Center is a city located in Hayes County Nebraska. It is also the county seat of Hayes County. With a 2020 population of 226, it is the 320th largest city in Nebraska and the 23455th largest city in the United States. Hayes Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually but its population has decreased by -13.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 262 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Hayes Center has a population density of 838 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hayes Center is $60,782 with a poverty rate of 13.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hayes Center is 56.3 years, 59 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hayes Centerwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
82.64% of Hayes Center residents speak only English, while 17.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hayes Center is White, with 12.16% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hayes Center is Hispanic, with 23.68% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hayes Center
87.02% of Hayes Center residents were born in the United States, with 72.90% having been born in Nebraska. 8.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.