Hays, Montana

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Population in 2010: 843. Population change since 2000: +20.1%
Males: 409  (48.6%)
Females: 434  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 59527.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,160 (it was $17,000 in 2000)
Hays:

$30,160
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,208 (it was $6,489 in 2000)

Hays CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,844 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Hays:

$63,844
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $106,931; Detached houses: $108,781; Mobile homes: $90,419

Median gross rent in 2016: $379.

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  • Races in Hays, MT (2010)

    Hays races chart
    • 77391.7%American Indian alone
    • 425.0%White alone
    • 141.7%Hispanic
    • 121.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone

Races in Hays detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hays: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3540 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (very low).

Hays, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Hays:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hays CDP:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Montana:

2.0%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hays, Montana as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hays to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,217 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $209 (0.4%)

Hays satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (125.4 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (590.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1015.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lodge Pole, MT (2.8 miles ), Zortman, MT (3.0 miles) , Fort Belknap, MT (3.7 miles ), Fort Belknap Agency, MT (5.8 miles ), Dodson, MT (5.9 miles) , Harlem, MT (6.1 miles ), Roy, MT (6.6 miles ), Winifred, MT (6.6 miles) .

Latitude: 47.99 N, Longitude: 108.69 W

Area code: 406

Hays household income distribution Hays home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Hays: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hays, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hays-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 365.3 miles away from Hays center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 249.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 349.0 miles away from Hays center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hays topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hays:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 152 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 196 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 239 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Montana (about 260 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 325 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 334 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 342 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

Public high school in Hays:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hays:

Private elementary/middle school in Hays:

  • ST PAUL MISSION GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 761 HAYS RD, Grades: KG-6)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable location: Fort Belknap Volunteer Fire Department Hays (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hays include: Alliance Bible Church (A), Saint Pauls Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Pauls Mission Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Middle Fork Little Peoples Creek (A), North Fork Little Peoples Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Blaine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 43.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.8%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Montana average:

9.8

Hays travel time to work - commute Hays mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hays CDP (based on Blaine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5806
Mainline Protestant6138
Evangelical Protestant58214
Other1732
None2,543-
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: 3
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Blaine County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

32.9%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.7%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hays:

47.1%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hays:

45.1%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.0%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.8%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.6%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hays, MT Residents

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Montana average:

6.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hill County, MT  1.02% ($24,783 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.44% ($16,200)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Montana average:

6.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hill County, MT  1.50% ($18,941 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.66% ($23,533)
to Cascade County, MT  0.44% ($28,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hays:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hays:

  • KGVA (88.1 FM; FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, MT; Owner: FORT BELKNAP COLLEGE)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hays:

  • K46BX (Channel 46; PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT; Owner: PHILLIPS COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K53CP (Channel 53; PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT; Owner: PHILLIPS COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,520Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,806Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3494 State Hwy 66 (Lat: 47.971083 Lon: -108.714250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ439
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2007, Expiration Date: 01/29/2017Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave. Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Tim Nixdorf, Along Hwy 66, Approx. 1.65 Miles Southwest Of Hays, Mt (Lat: 47.971083 Lon: -108.714250), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30005 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, Along Hwy 66, Approx. 1.65 Miles Southwest Of Hays, Mt (Lat: 47.971083 Lon: -108.714250), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30005 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, Along Hwy 66, Approx. 1.65 Miles Southwest Of Hays, Mt (Lat: 47.971083 Lon: -108.714250), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30005 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000

Most common first names in Hays, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert568.0 years
James482.7 years
George481.5 years
John468.8 years
Joseph373.7 years
Frank369.7 years
David379.7 years
Mary364.4 years
Albert271.5 years
Harold270.0 years
Most common last names in Hays, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Doney1267.3 years
Morin761.6 years
Werk748.0 years
Hawley778.4 years
Mount678.3 years
Mcconnell572.0 years
Stiffarm571.6 years
Bradley467.0 years
Fox470.0 years
Gardipee474.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Hays compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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