Hays, KS (City Center / Fort Hays State U)




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About Hays, KS (City Center / Fort Hays State U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / Fort Hays State U median real estate price is $110,177, which is less expensive than 53.6% of Kansas neighborhoods and 53.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in City Center / Fort Hays State U is currently $642, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.6% of Kansas neighborhoods.

City Center / Fort Hays State U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hays, Kansas.

City Center / Fort Hays State U real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in City Center / Fort Hays State U. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hays, the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 80.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 56.9% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 36.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Kansas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.1% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood in Hays are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood, 34.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.5%), and 18.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood in Hays, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (56.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in City Center / Fort Hays State U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (80.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.1%) and 7.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center / Fort Hays State U 0.101011101001110
Hays 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90
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City Center / Fort Hays State U 0.101011101001110
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City Center / Fort Hays State U 0.101011101001110
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Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Kansas

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Better than of KS school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lincoln Elem
1906 Ash
Hays, KS, 67601
PK-05
Washington Elem
305 Main
Hays, KS, 67601
PK-05
Woodrow Wilson Elem
101 E 28 Th
Hays, KS, 67601
KG-05
Hays High
2300 E 13 Th
Hays, KS, 67601
PK-12
Kathryn O'loughlin Mccarthy Elem
1401 Hall
Hays, KS, 67601
KG-05
Hays Middle School
201 W. 29 Th
Hays, KS, 67601
06-08
Roosevelt Elem
2000 Macarthur
Hays, KS, 67601
PK-05

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