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Hayward is a city in Sawyer County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Anthony Judson Hayward, sawmill owner.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Hayward. For links to other places called Hayward, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hayward is 46.013N. The longitude is -91.484W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,191 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,245.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hayward demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sawyer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54843 ZIP code.
26% of Hayward residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hayward ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hayward was $16,658, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Hayward residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hayward, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $721.
Libraries in Hayward include Hayward Carnegie Library, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa College Community ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hayward include Sawyer County Record
Sawyer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hayward political report.
The average commute time for Hayward workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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