Hays, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,851.
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
Males: 955  (51.6%)
Females: 896  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28635.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $26,530 (it was $37,642 in 2000)
Hays:

$26,530
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,611 (it was $16,869 in 2000)

Hays CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,500 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Hays:

$106,500
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,617; detached houses: $151,035; mobile homes: $29,193

Median gross rent in 2019: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hays: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 15.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hays, NC (2019)
    • 1,21893.4%White alone
    • 604.6%Hispanic
    • 161.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Hays, North Carolina as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hays is 158 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (37.2%), English (14.2%), Scottish (6.2%), European (4.9%), Polish (4.0%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1359 feet

Land area: 6.11 square miles.

Population density: 303 people per square mile   (very low).

Hays, North Carolina map

52 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $822 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $796 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (48.8 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (73.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (415.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mulberry, NC (1.8 miles ),
Fairplains, NC (2.1 miles ),
North Wilkesboro, NC (2.4 miles ),
Cricket, NC (2.7 miles ),
Wilkesboro, NC (2.8 miles ),
Millers Creek, NC (2.8 miles ),
Ronda, NC (3.1 miles ),
Moravian Falls, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 81.12 W

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Hays, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hays, NC in 2019
Hays satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Hays, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (18.5%)
  • Food (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (20.7%)
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Food (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Hays, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Woodworkers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)

Average climate in Hays, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.9. This is better than average.

City:

53.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Hays-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Hays place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 42.9 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hays-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from Hays center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilkes County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hays topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hays:

  • WILKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • HOME CARE OF WILKES REGIONAL M (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • WILKES SENIOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VOCA-COLLEGE STREET (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VOCA-WELBORN AVE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • AVANTE AT WILKESBORO (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VESPERS NH INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hays:

  • Wilkes Community College (about 9 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,292)
  • Surry Community College (about 25 miles; Dobson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,686)
  • Appalachian State University (about 32 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 35 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 35 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 40 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 47 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)

Public high school in Hays:

Public elementary/middle school in Hays:

See full list of schools located in Hays

Points of interest:

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Churches in Hays include: Maple Grove Church (A), Mountain View Church (B), Round Mountain Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Wilkes Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wilkes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hays and their reported violations in the past:

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hays that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE RIDGE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 8,052, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hays (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Hays Branch at 5119 Mountain View Rd, branch established on 1990/03/26. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hays:

Marital status in Hays, NC
  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hays:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hays, NC (based on Wilkes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,199116
Mainline Protestant4,39622
Black Protestant5734
Other5163
Catholic4071
None29,327-
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: 18
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Wilkes County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
This county:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wilkes County:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

18.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hays:

43.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hays:

36.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Hays:

28.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hays:

25.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hays:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Hays:

51.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hays, NC Residents

4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,574 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Surry County, NC  0.39% ($31,843 average AGI)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.32% ($30,671)
from Iredell County, NC  0.26% ($37,966)


3.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Surry County, NC  0.43% ($70,929 average AGI)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.41% ($30,559)
to Iredell County, NC  0.24% ($47,648)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hays:

  • WKBC (800 AM; 1 kW; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWWC (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hays:

  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hays:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)

Hays fatal accident list:

May 24, 2007 07:14 PM, Rp-1966, Rp-1965, Lat: 36.225156, Lon: -81.114650, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.7mTotal length
  • 9,320Total average daily traffic
  • 578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,640Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hays, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hays, NC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hays)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2381K , Serial Number: 38-79A0605, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Carolinas Energy Associates LLC, 710 Bell Mountain Rd, Hays, NC 28635
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310F (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6701X , Serial Number: 310-0001, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gary M Plewa, 483 Three Oaks Dr, Hays, NC 28635, Other Owners: Cynthia L Plewa
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 95626 , Serial Number: 15285943, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles Smith, 321 Gambill Creek Rd, Hays, NC 28635, Other Owners: Frances W Smith
  • Aircraft: KOENNECKE HEINRICH ERNST KR2-S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 15HK , Serial Number: 338
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 979 Roope Ridge Rd, Hays, NC 28635

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hays, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hays, NC
    • 9053.3%Structure Fires
    • 5834.3%Outside Fires
    • 148.3%Other
    • 74.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hays, NC
Most common first names in Hays, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3074.8 years
William2276.8 years
John2175.9 years
Mary2076.3 years
Paul1274.7 years
Charlie1178.5 years
Ruth971.6 years
David962.7 years
Charles868.1 years
Thomas772.4 years
Most common last names in Hays, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3875.3 years
Brown3674.9 years
Harrold3279.4 years
Wiles2774.1 years
Myers2270.0 years
Blevins2177.4 years
Shumate2171.7 years
Billings1877.3 years
Adams1777.1 years
Cleary1674.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hays, NC
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hays, NC
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 26.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Wood


Hays compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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