Hayes Center, Nebraska

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Hayes Center, Nebraska
Village
Hayes Center, seen from the east
Hayes Center, seen from the east
Location of Hayes Center, Nebraska
Location of Hayes Center, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°30′41″N 101°1′14″W / 40.51139°N 101.02056°W / 40.51139; -101.02056Coordinates: 40°30′41″N 101°1′14″W / 40.51139°N 101.02056°W / 40.51139; -101.02056
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Hayes
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,045 ft (928 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 214
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 212
 • Density 792.6/sq mi (306.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 69032
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-21660[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829885[5]

Hayes Center is a village in Hayes County, Nebraska, United States, which has served as that county's county seat since 1885.[6] Its population, according to the 2010 U.S. census, was 214.

History[edit]

Hayes Center was founded in 1885.[7] It was named from its position near the geographical center of Hayes County.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hayes Center is located at 40°30′41″N 101°1′14″W / 40.51139°N 101.02056°W / 40.51139; -101.02056 (40.511278, -101.020422).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 214 people, 101 households, and 60 families residing in the village. The population density was 792.6 inhabitants per square mile (306.0/km2). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 451.9 per square mile (174.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.5% Asian, and 4.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.3% of the population.

There were 101 households of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.6% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 46.8 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 240 people, 106 households, and 69 families residing in the village. The population density was 929.9 people per square mile (356.4/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 484.3 per square mile (185.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.67% White, 0.42% Asian, 7.50% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.83% of the population.

There were 106 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $25,114, and the median income for a family was $27,750. Males had a median income of $17,083 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,308. About 18.7% of families and 29.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.7% of those sixty five or over.

Television[edit]

Hayes Center is the city of license for TV station KWNB, a satellite of Kearney, Nebraska, ABC affiliate KHGI-TV. The KWNB broadcast tower is located north of Hayes Center.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (1 November 2004). Historical Gazetteer of the United States. Routledge. p. 1982. ISBN 1-135-94858-5. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 73. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.