Hays, North Carolina Population 2020

1,304

Hays is a city located in North Carolina. Hays has a 2020 population of 1,304. Hays is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -29.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,851 in 2010. Hays reached it's highest population of 1,896 in 2015.

The average household income in Hays is $46,606 with a poverty rate of 12.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $101,000. The median age in Hays is 52.1 years, 52.2 years for males, and 51.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Hays Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hays was:

  • White: 95.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hays, North Carolina is 1,304, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,304.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,851.

Hays, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24595.48%
Two or More Races322.45%
Black or African American191.46%
Some Other Race80.61%

Hays Population Pyramid 2020

Hays Median Age

52.1


Total

52.2


Male

51.8


Female

Hays Adults

There are 1,104 adults, (307 of whom are seniors) in Hays.

Hays Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hays Sex Ratio

Female

654

50.15%

Male

650

49.85%

Hays Households and Families

Hays Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hays Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family83.6%16.4%
All72.7%27.3%
Married66.4%33.6%
Female0%0%
Male0%0%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6312.0772.7
Married3992.666.4
Non Family2321.1483.6
Female00
Male00

2.6

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hays Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13212.90%
9th to 12th Grade12312.02%
High School Graduate42641.64%
Some College16616.23%
Associates Degree1019.87%
Bachelors Degree757.33%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Hays Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White98272775
Hispanic2222
Black1919
Multiple Races1414
Other Race88

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 7.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,386$32,705$42,845
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,586$33,103$
Some College$34,087$33,125$37,273
Bachelors Degree$61,393$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,386

Average Earnings

$32,705

Average Male

$42,845

Average Female

Hays Language

Hays Language by Age

Hays Language

97.32% of Hays residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Hays Poverty

Hays Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,24513210.60%
Black1919100.00%
Hispanic401537.50%
Other88100.00%
Multiple32721.88%

12.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.08%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hays

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 White, with 10.60% 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 12.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.02%.

Name Poverty
High School26.76%
Less Than High School9.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.55%
Male Employed4.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hays Income

Hays Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,384$46,606
Families$50,221$58,730
Married Families$50,221-
Non Families$17,031$25,754

Hays Marital Status

Hays Marital Status

Marriage Rates

70.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.3%

Male Marriage Rate

74.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hays Married by Age and Sex

Hays Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hays Marital Status by Race

Hays Veterans

146

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
Korea17
Second Gulf War14
World War II12
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6475
75+29
65 to 7428
18 to 3414
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White13212.55%
Hispanic1442.42%
2 or More1456.00%

$Hays Veterans by Education

6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hays Employment Status

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hays Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.97%

Born in North Carolina

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.47% of Hays residents were born in the United States, with 84.97% having been born in North Carolina. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3040.00%
20191,3040.00%
20181,304-458-25.99%
20171,762643.77%
20161,698-198-10.44%
20151,896301.61%
20141,86624214.90%
20131,62429422.11%
20121,330624.89%
20111,268-583-31.50%
20101,8510.00%