Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,845
Nationwide Rank 1756

Quick Facts

Hays, Kansas is the 1,756th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Hays, Kansas is a city.

Hays, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Hays had its largest population ever.

Hays, Kansas's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Hays, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1746 South Milwaukee, Wisconsin 20,988 -1.0%
1747 Piqua, Ohio 20,987 1.0%
1748 South El Monte, California 20,987 -0.8%
1749 Cartersville, Georgia 20,978 30.1%
1750 Grayslake, Illinois 20,957 11.8%
1751 Fairhope, Alabama 20,935 64.3%
1752 Lynn Haven, Florida 20,922 67.2%
1753 Covington, Washington 20,916 47.4%
1754 Coralville, Iowa 20,881 37.2%
1755 Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 20,878 17.0%
1756 Hays, Kansas 20,845 4.0%
1757 Sapulpa, Oklahoma 20,843 3.4%
1758 Mill Creek, Washington 20,832 48.8%
1759 Eustis, Florida 20,827 30.4%
1760 Milwaukie, Oregon 20,801 1.5%
1761 Stephenville, Texas 20,797 36.5%
1762 DeBary, Florida 20,784 33.2%
1763 Plainview, Texas 20,767 -7.0%
1764 Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 20,762 29.0%
1765 Pleasantville, New Jersey 20,732 9.1%
1766 Ferguson, Missouri 20,728 -7.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
937 Hutchinson 40,772 -2.5%
1064 Leavenworth 36,210 2.0%
1108 Leawood 34,659 24.7%
1354 Dodge City 27,720 9.8%
1393 Garden City 26,895 -5.6%
1525 Emporia 24,724 -7.8%
1588 Derby 23,673 28.9%
1625 Junction City 22,988 21.5%
1659 Prairie Village 22,368 1.3%
1706 Gardner 21,583 121.7%
1756 Hays 20,845 4.0%
1806 Pittsburg 20,216 4.9%
1835 Liberal 19,826 0.6%
1909 Newton 18,869 6.2%
2244 Great Bend 15,344 0.0%
2493 McPherson 13,201 -4.2%
2505 Andover 13,111 84.6%
2521 El Dorado 12,993 1.1%
2631 Ottawa 12,342 2.9%
2669 Winfield 12,104 -0.8%
2693 Lansing 11,947 23.5%
2708 Arkansas City 11,866 -0.8%
2812 Haysville 11,278 28.8%
2825 Merriam 11,212 1.8%
2925 Atchison 10,636 -0.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,845 1,756
2016 21,027 1,729
2015 21,092 1,716
2014 21,044 1,703
2013 21,038 1,691
2012 20,993 1,680
2011 20,752 1,683
2010 20,510 1,685
2009 20,360 1,689
2008 20,114 1,695
2007 19,926 1,691
2006 19,937 1,674
2005 19,850 1,660
2004 19,924 1,646
2003 19,970 1,630
2002 20,005 1,611
2001 20,074 1,599
2000 20,035 1,589
1990 18,701 1,461