Hayward is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,296 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hayward is the 233rd largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hayward is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hayward is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayward who work in office and administrative support (14.00%), sales jobs (13.27%), and management occupations (9.40%).
One of the benefits of Hayward is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.34 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Hayward are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.09% of adults in Hayward having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hayward in 2010 was $20,955, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,820 for a family of four.
Hayward is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hayward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hayward residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hayward include Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Hayward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.