Hayes County

Hayes County, Nebraska

PO Box 370
Hayes Center, NE 69032
Phone: (308) 286-3413
Fax: (308) 286-3208

In south-central NE, southwest of North Platte; organized Feb 19, 1877 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-93), nineteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 713.33 (land 713.11; water 0.22) Population per square mile: 1.40
Population 2005: 1,027 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.80%; 1990-2000 -12.60% Population 2000: 1,068 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,099; median household $26,667; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,839-$21,899
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The bodies of two women were recovered on Saturday from the Blanco River in Hayes County, the county sheriff's office said in a statement, raising the death toll from the flooding to 24.
She is well known, as is her husband, in conservative Hayes County, which makes up the bulk of the district."
A block of four classrooms is planned at Five Ways County Primary School and nearby Heath Hayes County Primary will also be extended to provide extra places with cloakrooms.