In 2021, Hayes County, NE had a population of 891 people with a median age of 45.5 and a median household income of $51,389. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hayes County, NE grew from 889 to 891, a 0.225% increase and its median household income declined from $52,396 to $51,389, a −1.92% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hayes County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.93%), Other (Hispanic) (1.57%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.23%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.337%).
None of the households in Hayes County, NE 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.
97% of the residents in Hayes County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Hayes County, NE was $86,000, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.
Most people in Hayes County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hayes County, NE was 2 cars per household.