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Hayesville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hayesville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clay County at latitude 35.0464 and longitude -83.8181. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,890 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hayesville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hayesville, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hayesville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hayesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hayesville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 337
Population in Households 317
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 722
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $99,286
Average Home Value $123,810


Median Household Income $27,267
Average Household Income $39,000
Per Capita Income $16,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.91% 0.93%
Households 1.86% 0.99%
Families 4.43% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hayesville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hayesville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 626 15th
Population Density1 # 348 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 660 10th
Median Household Income # 668 10th
Per Capita Income # 611 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.