Hays, Montana Population 2022

930
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Hays is a city located in Blaine County Montana. Hays has a 2020 population of 930. Hays is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 843 in 2010.

The average household income in Hays is $37,133 with a poverty rate of 45.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $429 per month, and the median house value is $46,700. The median age in Hays is 26.1 years, 25.2 years for males, and 27.9 years for females.

Hays Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hayswas:

  • Native American: 93.66%
  • White: 5.59%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hays, Montana is 930 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 843.

Hays, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native87193.66%
White525.59%
Some Other Race70.75%
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Hays Population by Race

Hays Population Pyramid $2022

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Hays Median Age

26.1


Total

25.2


Male

27.9


Female

Hays Adults

There are 609 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in Hays.

Hays Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hays Sex Ratio

Female

471

50.65%

Male

459

49.35%

Hays Population by Age

Hays Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hays Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married46.5%53.5%
Female49.3%50.7%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
All51.7%48.3%
Male73.3%26.7%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hays Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2593.5951.7
Married865.5746.5
Non Family721.2851.4
Female713.7249.3
Male303.1773.3

4.45

Average Family Size

3.59

Average Household Size

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Hays Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade326.49%
9th to 12th Grade316.29%
High School Graduate13727.79%
Some College11122.52%
Associates Degree10621.50%
Bachelors Degree459.13%
Graduate Degree316.29%
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Hays Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hays Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American45138851
White353525
Hispanic77
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.43%.

Hays Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,194$34,375$18,056
Less Than 9th Grade$30,250$$30,750
High School Graduate$18,229$$
Some College$26,250$35,568$18,523
Bachelors Degree$39,821$$40,313
Graduate Degree$6,429$$

$23,194

Average Earnings

$34,375

Average Male

$18,056

Average Female

Hays Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hays Language by Age

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Hays Language

85.51% of Hays residents speak only English, while 14.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.13% of the population.

Hays Language

Hays Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native87140746.73%
Hispanic1414100.00%
White521121.15%
Other7NaN%

45.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.79%

Male Poverty Rate

47.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hays

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hays is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hays is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.58%.

Hays Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.38%
Some College32.26%
High School30.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Hays Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.15%
Male Unemployed35.06%
Female Employed12.80%
Male Employed10.38%

Hays Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hays Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,875$37,133
Families$38,207$42,618
Married Families$38,056-
Non Families$16,875$20,722
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Income by Household Type

Hays Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hays Married by Age and Sex

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Hays Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hays Marital Status by Race

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Hays Marital Status

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70

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War20
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Hays Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6433
35 to 5419
65 to 748
75+7
18 to 343

Hays Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American6711.99%
White36.98%

Hays Veterans by Race

Hays Veterans by Education

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15.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

77.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hays Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

35.8%

Employment Rate

36%

Unemployment Rate

Hays Employment by Age

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Hays Employment by Race

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Hays Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.92%

Born in Hays

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Hays residents were born in the United States, with 88.92% having been born in Montana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hays Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229300.00%
20219300.00%
20209300.00%
2019930-66-6.63%
2018996-10-0.99%
20171,006-17-1.66%
20161,023-65-5.97%
20151,08812613.10%
2014962869.82%
201387617524.96%
2012701487.35%
2011653-190-22.54%
20108430.00%

Hays Population by Year