In 2021, Hays, KS had a population of 20.9k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $50,941. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hays, KS grew from 20,855 to 20,870, a 0.0719% increase and its median household income declined from $52,135 to $50,941, a −2.29% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hays, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.8%).
None of the households in Hays, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.4% of the residents in Hays, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Hays, KS was $185,700, and the homeownership rate was 58.1%.
Most people in Hays, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 11.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hays, KS was 2 cars per household.