Hayes County NE Information


Hayes County Subdivisions

Hayes County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 925
Daytime Population: Workers 361
Daytime Population: Residents 413
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 774
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 925
Population in Familes 786
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,407
Average Household Income $68,242
Per Capita Income $29,289


Total Housing Units 511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $91,776
Average Home Value $149,446


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.61% -0.66%
Households -0.58% -0.61%
Families -0.77% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


Hayes County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hayes County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 13th
Population Density # 80 14th
Diversity Index # 62 34th
Median Household Income # 25 74th
Per Capita Income # 26 73rd

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