Living in Hays, KS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Hays, Kansas Info Snack

Population
20,899
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
17.5%
Median Home
$176,900
Median Income
$50,040
Median Rent
$707

Hays SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
10

Hays, KS Cost Of Living

92
Hays's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Hays Kansas National Average
Overall 92 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 98 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 82 76 100
Transportation 105 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100

Hays, KS Photos

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Rankings for Hays in Kansas

Map Of Hays, KS

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3

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Population over time in Hays

Year Population % Change
2019 20,899 -0.3%
2018 20,956 0.1%
2017 20,938 -0.6%
2016 21,073 0.4%
2015 20,992 0.5%
2014 20,886 0.6%
2013 20,766 0.9%
2012 20,586 0.9%
2011 20,395 0.7%
2010 20,259 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hays

White
87.9% (18,362)
African American
1.1% (220)
American Indian
0.3% (59)
Asian
1.5% (315)
Hawaiian
0.2% (47)
Other
0.1% (27)
Two Or More
2.4% (494)
Hispanic
6.6% (1,375)
Race Hays KS USA
White 87.9% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 1.1% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.6% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Hays

Female
50.7% (10,605)
Male
49.3% (10,294)
Gender Hays KS USA
Female 50.7% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hays for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (208)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (835)
High School / GED
25.0% (5,224)
Some College
20.0% (4,179)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,089)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (5,224)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,298)
Professional Degree
2.0% (417)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (417)
Education Hays KS USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Hays, Kansas

Less than $10,000
7.4% (154,058)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (187,267)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (233,459)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (197,254)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (272,161)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (347,567)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (263,172)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (307,866)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (59,675)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (67,416)
Income Hays KS USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 5.3% 7.7%

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