Hays is a city located in Wilkes County North Carolina. Hays has a 2020 population of 1,277. Hays is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -31.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,851 in 2010.
The average household income in Hays is $42,038 with a poverty rate of 11.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $93,200. The median age in Hays is 44.5 years, 43.2 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hayswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.32%.
84.17% of Hays residents speak only English, while 15.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.83% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hays is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hays is Multiple, with 4.26% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hays
89.12% of Hays residents were born in the United States, with 77.57% having been born in North Carolina. 9.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.