Hays, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,808 housing units in Hays. This represents a 13.4% growth from 7,770 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,802 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 6 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hays is about 57.8%. Hays's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Hays were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom14.90%
Two Bedrooms29%
Three Bedrooms32.70%
Four Bedrooms14.30%
Five Bedrooms or more7.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$90,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$102,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.77
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$359

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage44.50%
Debt Free39%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%