Hayes County, Nebraska

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Hayes County, Nebraska
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Location in the state of Nebraska
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Seat Hayes Center
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

713 sq mi (1,847 km²)
713 sq mi (1,847 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.03%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Hayes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 1,068. Its county seat is Hayes Center6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Hayes County is represented by the prefix 79 (it had the seventy-ninth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,848 km² (713 sq mi). 1,847 km² (713 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.03%) is water.

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Hayes County
Population by decade

1880 - 119
1890 - 3,953
1900 - 2,708
1910 - 3,011
1920 - 3,327
1930 - 3,603
1940 - 2,958
1950 - 2,404
1960 - 1,919
1970 - 1,530
1980 - 1,356
1990 - 1,222
2000 - 1,068

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,068 people, 430 households, and 312 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 526 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.19% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.28% Asian, 1.78% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 2.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 430 households out of which 28.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.00% were married couples living together, 2.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 5.50% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 26.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $31,125. Males had a median income of $19,211 versus $16,806 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,099. About 14.60% of families and 18.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.20% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 40°32′N 101°04′W / 40.53, -101.06

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