Hayes, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 780.
Males: 410  (52.7%)
Females: 370  (47.3%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70630, 70646.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,246
Hayes:

$51,246
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,789

Hayes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,200
Hayes:

$166,200
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $80,583; detached houses: $79,398
March 2019 cost of living index in Hayes: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.0%
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According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hayes, Louisiana as of May 27, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hayes is 350 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: French (44.3%), French Canadian (37.4%), Cajun (7.9%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $428 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $359 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (18.7 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (109.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (149.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lacassine, LA (3.0 miles ),
Iowa, LA (3.2 miles ),
Welsh, LA (3.3 miles ),
Roanoke, LA (3.7 miles ),
Lake Arthur, LA (3.8 miles ),
Jennings, LA (4.2 miles ),
Fenton, LA (4.2 miles ),
Lake Charles, LA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 92.92 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Hayes, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hayes, LA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Hayes-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Hayes place center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hayes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Hayes center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 467.1 miles away from Hayes center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calcasieu Parish (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hayes:

  • GOLDEN AGE OF WELSH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WELSH, LA)
  • WELSH NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WELSH, LA)
  • E NICHOLS STREET COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WELSH, LA)

Airports located in Hayes:

Amtrak station near Hayes:

  • 20 miles: LAKE CHARLES (433 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hayes:

  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Lake Charles, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • McNeese State University (about 19 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 53 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 55 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Lamar University (about 70 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 70 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hayes: Calcasieu Parish Library Hayes Branch (A), Calcasieu Parish Ward 2 Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hayes include: First Baptist Church (A), Faith Christian Fellowship Church (B), Saint John Vianney Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calcasieu Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hayes:

Marital status in Hayes, LA
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hayes:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hayes, LA (based on Calcasieu Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,05020
Evangelical Protestant51,570155
Mainline Protestant9,56326
Black Protestant8,82326
Other1,52711
Orthodox331
None57,202-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 39
Calcasieu Parish:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Calcasieu Parish:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Calcasieu Parish:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Calcasieu Parish:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Calcasieu Parish:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calcasieu Parish:

10.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Calcasieu Parish:

31.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
Louisiana:

13.7%

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Calcasieu Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  0.32% ($61,371 average AGI)
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.31% ($41,345)
from Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,543)


4.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.42% ($49,418 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.33% ($53,496)
to Jefferson Davis Parish, LA  0.31% ($47,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hayes:

  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJEF (1290 AM; 1 kW; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAOK (1400 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCAST SERVICES,LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXZZ (1580 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hayes:

  • KHLA (92.9 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEE (107.5 FM; LAKE ARTHUR, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJO (91.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FO (88.1 FM; JENNINGS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGB (101.3 FM; SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Hayes:

  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLTL-TV (Channel 18; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAM-LP (Channel 58; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K45DI (Channel 45; MERMENTAU, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K51EC (Channel 51; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJEF-CA (Channel 13; JENNINGS, ETC., LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hayes fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 2008 01:17 PM, Sr-14, Sr-101, Lat: 30.111660, Lon: -92.928790, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 81.2mTotal length
  • $393,000Total costs
  • 12,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,349Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,010Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hayes, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hayes, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hayes)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HO03MR072, 8199 Joe Primeaux Rd (La20712-A) (Lat: 30.109000 Lon: -92.928083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQTR969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • BELL CITY, 8181 Galley Road (Lat: 30.109333 Lon: -92.936861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.6 m, Overall height: 88.6 m, Call Sign: WRJJ385,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2020, Expiration Date: 01/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Christophe Le Scanve, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • HAYES, None (Lat: 30.089917 Lon: -92.910972), Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WLB243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2002, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5515, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.2 Km Sse Of Hayes On La Hwy-14, E Of Int. Of La-26 And I-1 (Lat: 30.089917 Lon: -92.910972), Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: KNKP448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Perry D Vincent, Registrant: Louisiana Radio, 701 Martin Luther King Highway, Lake Charles, LA 70602, Phone: (337) 436-7573, Fax: (337) 310-2399, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF5CUL, Licensee ID: L01515555, Grant Date: 06/12/2019, Expiration Date: 08/31/2029, Certifier: Monica B Andrus, Registrant: Monica B Andrus, Hayes, LA 70646

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hayes, LA
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 30.5%Other fuel
  • 25.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hayes, LA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Hayes compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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