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Population (year 2000): 20,013. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,632 (-1.9% change)
Males: 9,728 (48.6%), Females: 10,285 (51.4%)

Ellis County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $31,501 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,900 (year 2000)

Hays, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hays:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (45.5%), United States (8.5%), Irish (7.8%), English (7.1%), French (2.6%), Swedish (1.9%).Kansas

Elevation: 2010 feet

Land area: 7.6 square miles

Hays,

For population 25 years and over in Hays

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hays city

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

2.8% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,336 (+7.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Wichita, (159.4 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (455.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (11.5 miles Schoenchen, KS (12.1 miles Victoria, Liebenthal, KS (15.5 miles) , KS Ellis, (16.8 miles KS (20.6 miles Gorham, Crosse, KS (24.0 miles La KS (24.4 miles Plainville, Zurich, KS (25.6 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,400

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 99.32 W

Area code: 785

Hays, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.7%), Retail trade (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +944 (+4.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,189 (83.1%)

Crime in Hays (2003):
  • 1 murder (5.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (10.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (15.0 per 100,000)
  • 17 assaults (85.2 per 100,000)
  • 196 burglaries (981.8 per 100,000)
  • 500 thefts (2504.5 per 100,000)
  • 28 auto thefts (140.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 210.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Hays (2004):
  • 2 murders (10.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (10.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (25.0 per 100,000)
  • 31 assaults (155.0 per 100,000)
  • 81 burglaries (404.9 per 100,000)
  • 546 thefts (2729.6 per 100,000)
  • 20 auto thefts (100.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 197.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Hays, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hays-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/31/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Hays city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/16/1980, a category 3 tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Hays:
  • HAYS MEDICAL CENTER (2220 CANTERBURY DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hays:
  • RUSH COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; LA CROSSE, KS)
  • PLAINVILLE RURAL HOSPITAL DIST #1 (about 23 miles; PLAINVILLE, KS)
  • RUSSELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; RUSSELL, KS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hays:
  • HAYS RGNL (about 5 miles; HAYS, KS; ID: HYS)
  • GREAT BEND MUNI (about 50 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; ID: GBD)
  • DODGE CITY REGIONAL (about 89 miles; DODGE CITY, KS; ID: DDC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hays:
  • PLAINVILLE ARPK (about 21 miles; PLAINVILLE, KS; ID: 0R9)
  • RUSH COUNTY (about 24 miles; LA CROSSE, KS; ID: K94)
  • STOCKTON MUNI (about 34 miles; STOCKTON, KS; ID: 0S2)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 9 $19,140 $25,520 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $22,667 $30,222 6 $2,616
Water Supply 11 $24,781 $27,033 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $25,538 $25,538 1 $239
Financial Administration 8 $24,719 $37,078 1 $824
Other Government Administration 8 $33,197 $49,795 5 $150
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,485 $25,940 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 29 $93,484 $38,683 0 $0
Airports 2 $6,609 $39,654 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $46,826 $28,095 1 $1,238
Sewerage 9 $23,951 $31,934 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $30,077 $30,077 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $10,793 $43,172 0 $0
Firefighters 20 $63,771 $38,262 0 $0
Totals for Government 155 $432,038 $33,448 14 $5,067
Colleges/Universities in Hays:
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,572; Location: 600 PARK ST; Public; Website: www.fhsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • HAYS ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 24; Location: 119 W 10TH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hays:
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 113 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 137 miles; KEARNEY, NE; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 149 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; FT enrollment: 3,730)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 160 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 187 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
Public high school in Hays:
  • HAYS HIGH (Students: 1,071; Location: 2300 E 13TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Hays:
  • THOMAS MORE PREP MARIAN HIGH (Students: 301; Location: 1701 HALL P O BOX 9; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hays:
  • FELTEN MIDDLE (Students: 480; Location: 201 W. 29TH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEM (Students: 387; Location: 2000 MACARTHUR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KATHRYN O'LOUGHLIN MCCARTHY ELEM (Students: 324; Location: 1401 HALL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEM (Students: 293; Location: 101 E 28TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNEDY MIDDLE (Students: 288; Location: 1309 FORT; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 251; Location: 1906 ASH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM (Students: 147; Location: 305 MAIN; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Hays:
  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY (Students: 304; Location: 1800 MILNER ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HIGH PLAINS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: PO BOX 648; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Hays:
  • HAYS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $913,724; Location: 1205 MAIN ST.; 137,802 books; 10,106 audio materials; 9,158 video materials; 205 serial subscriptions)
 

Hays compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hays:
  • KAYS (1400 AM; 1 kW; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hays:
  • KHAZ (99.5 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KZAN (91.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY INC.)
  • K242AL (96.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K209BH (89.7 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFIX (96.9 FM; PLAINVILLE, KS; Owner: HULL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Hays:
  • KBSH-TV (Channel 7; HAYS, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K25CV (Channel 25; HAYS, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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