Hay Springs, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Hay Springs, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Hay Springs had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2018. Hay Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hay Springs is located at latitude 42.6833 and longitude -102.6896 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hay Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,839 feet.

The Village of Hay Springs (GNIS ID: 2398268) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hay Springs is located within Hay Springs Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sheridan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hay Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Hay Springs, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 618
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 400
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 1,642
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $46,183
Average Household Income $58,262
Per Capita Income $28,358


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $55,449
Average Home Value $65,183


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.98% 0.39%
Households 1.18% 0.47%
Families 1.67% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Hay Springs, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hay Springs to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 176 70th
Population Density # 83 86th
Diversity Index # 152 74th
Median Household Income # 404 31st
Per Capita Income # 303 48th

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