DEMOGRAPHICS OF HAYS COUNTY

 

Hays County, founded in 1848, is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. The county is named for former Texas Ranger, John Coffee Hays.  With a diverse and high-skilled workforce, strong infrastructure, available properties and abundant natural beauty, Hays County offers a robust environment for a wide variety of businesses and industries – one that supports entrepreneurship and innovation while also providing established firms and organizations with a climate that fosters success.

 

The area of Hays County is 680 square miles (1,761 km2).  This includes 678 square miles of land and 1.9 square miles of water.

 

Hays County has 3 Congressional districts – 21st, 25th, and 35th.

Cities of Hays County are:

 

Buda

Mountain City

Woodcreek

Dripping Springs

Niederwald

Village of Bear Creek

Hays

San Marcos (County Seat)

 

Kyle

Uhland

 

 

As of the 2010 census, its official population had reached 157,107 with a density of 232 square miles.

The 2010 Census Date provides the following information:

 

Age of Citizens

 

Under 18

18 – 24

25 – 44

45 – 64

65 & Older

24.5%

20.5%

28.2%

19.10%

7.7%

 

 

The median age was 28 years with the median income for a household - $45,006, and for a family - $56,287