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Population in 2012: 217 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 85  (39.5%)
Females: 132  (60.5%)

Median resident age:  48.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78610.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,578 (it was $51,250 in 2000)
Hays:

$51,578
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,750

Hays city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $188,148 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Hays:

$188,148
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,918; Detached houses: $188,918

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,571.

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  • White alone - 177 (81.6%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (14.7%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hays: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (14.0%), English (11.0%), United States (10.4%), French (3.0%), French Canadian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,254 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hays:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hays city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 22.7%

9 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,600 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,781 (1.0%)

Hays satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (14.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (59.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Manchaca, TX (1.7 miles ), Buda, TX (1.8 miles ), Shady Hollow, TX (1.9 miles ), San Leanna, TX (1.9 miles ), Onion Creek, TX (2.3 miles ), Mountain City, TX (2.3 miles ), Bear Creek, TX (2.4 miles ), Creedmoor, TX (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 30.12 N, Longitude: 97.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 512

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-6.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (42%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Business operations specialists (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (23%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Hays-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Hays city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.8 miles away from the city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hays-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from Hays center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hays County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hays:

  • MARBRIDGE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MANCHACA, TX)
  • SCISSORTAIL VILLA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MANCHACA, TX)
  • SOUTH OAKS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUSTIN, TX)

Amtrak stations near Hays:

  • 13 miles: AUSTIN (250 N. LAMAR BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: SAN MARCOS (LBJ DR. & COMAL ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hays:

  • Saint Edward's University (about 11 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,612)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 15 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 46,563)
  • Texas State University-San Marcos (about 17 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 23,372)
  • Austin Community College District (about 18 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 10,815)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • Trinity University (about 59 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)

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Hays County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.0553. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0553
U.S.:

0.3342
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Hays compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hays travel time to work - commute


Hays mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hays city (based on Hays County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.54%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents45.5%26.9%10.1%3.2%2.3%
Congregations8.2%30.1%12.3%5.5%4.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.9%1.7%4.3%
Congregations2.7%1.4%8.2%1.4%26.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hays County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Hays County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 92
Hays County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hays County:

16.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,725$20,7000$0
Water Supply 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Totals for Government 2$4,325$25,9500$0

Hays government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($184.33)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($119.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($27.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($27.65)

Hays government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($9.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($23.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($285.71)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,000 ($46.08)
    Property: $7,000 ($32.26)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($27.65)

Hays government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($525.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($479.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($46.08)

14.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.91%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($366 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Travis County, TX  4.86% ($46,772 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.70% ($28,641)
from Harris County, TX  0.64% ($64,624)


11.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.94%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Travis County, TX  4.28% ($34,109 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.70% ($33,413)
to Comal County, TX  0.56% ($43,551)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hays:

  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KVET (1300 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFIT (1060 AM; daytime; 2 kW; LOCKHART, TX; Owner: KFIT, INC..)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hays:

  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAZI (88.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: AUSTIN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • K203CX (88.1 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • K284AH (104.7 FM; MENDOZA, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hays:

  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • K34FM (Channel 34; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGBS-CA (Channel 65; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION AUSTIN, INC.)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • K63AY (Channel 63; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KADF-LP (Channel 20; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K09VR (Channel 9; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KXLK-CA (Channel 67; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CASA OF AUSTIN, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KDAS-CA (Channel 31; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$143,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.01

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