Hayden is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 15,434 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hayden is the 18th largest community in Idaho.
Hayden real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Hayden house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hayden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hayden is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayden who work in office and administrative support (16.65%), management occupations (10.76%), and sales jobs (10.37%).
Because of many things, Hayden is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hayden really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hayden perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Hayden is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.19% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hayden in 2018 was $30,211, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,844 for a family of four. However, Hayden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hayden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hayden residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hayden include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Hayden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.