In 2018, Hayes County, NE had a population of 943 people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $45,515. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hayes County, NE declined from 957 to 943, a -1.46% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,946 to $45,515, a 1.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hayes County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.73%), Other (Hispanic) (1.59%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%). 0% of the households in Hayes County, NE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.5% of the residents in Hayes County, NE are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Hayes County, NE was $62,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.2%. Most people in Hayes County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hayes County, NE was 2 cars per household.