Statewide Claims to Fame

Hays is 4th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Hays is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Hays is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Hays is 11th in Kansas out of 50 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Hays is 11th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Hays is 13th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Retail sales

Hays is 13th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Hays is 14th in Kansas out of 55 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Hays is 15th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White

Hays is 19th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Households

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 20,993 21st 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.0 35th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,579.5 7th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 53rd 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.7% 58th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.7% 30th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.8% 20th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.6% 13th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Race - White 92.8% 15th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 48th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 58th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 23rd 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 51st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 58th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 45th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.7% 11th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Female residents 50.7% 39th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.0% 45th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Housing units 9,311 19th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.1% 7th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 8,512 19th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.4% 53rd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $137,900 22nd $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.2 54th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $24,950 23rd $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $43,385 35th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.1% 20th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hays Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,687 14th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $473,311 13th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,753 4th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $69,984 11th $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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