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Hayes is a township in Kearney County, in the Kearney metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Hayes. For links to other places called Hayes, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hayes is 40.485N. The longitude is -99.01W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,195 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,574.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hayes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kearney 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 68924 ZIP code.
37% of Hayes residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hayes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hayes was $19,141, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Hayes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hayes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.
Kearney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hayes political report.
The average commute time for Hayes workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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