|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hay Springs is 584. Hay Springs, Nebraska is the 12,547th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hay Springs was in 1990, when its population was 714. In 1990, Hay Springs was the 11,328th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,547th largest city in the US. Hay Springs is currently 18.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Hay Springs has shrunk 16.2% since the year 2000. Hay Springs, Nebraska's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12541||Lake Preston, South Dakota||585||-20.6%|
|12542||Mackinac Island, Michigan||585||11.6%|
|12543||Center, North Dakota||584||-13.3%|
|12547||Hay Springs, Nebraska||584||-16.2%|
|12549||New Lothrop, Michigan||584||-2.9%|
|12550||Ridgeley, West Virginia||584||-22.7%|
The total voting age population of Hay Springs, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 528. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 39.6% of the residents of Hay Springs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hay Springs are 85.7% White, 5.9% American Indian, 4.0% Two or more races, 2.7% Black and 1.7% Asian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hay Springs, 18.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.3%. On a per-household basis, 2.0% of families are below the poverty line in Hay Springs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.9% of Hay Springs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.8% of Hay Springs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hay Springs residents aged 5 and older, 2.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Hay Springs, 27.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hay Springs is $37,024.
In Hay Springs, 78.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.5% of housing units in Hay Springs.
Of all the housing units in Hay Springs, 55.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Hay Springs, 1.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hay Springs is $665.
In Hay Springs, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.