Hayesville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Hayesville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hayesville had a population of 420 as of July 1, 2018. Hayesville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hayesville is located at latitude 35.0464 and longitude -83.8181 in Clay County. 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. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,890 feet.

The Town of Hayesville (GNIS ID: 2405807) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hayesville is located within Township of Hayesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

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Hayesville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 420
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 316
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 865
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $42,282
Average Household Income $58,412
Per Capita Income $25,632


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $186,538
Average Home Value $176,648


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.61% 1.16%
Households 1.1% 1.17%
Families 2.42% 1.23%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 2018 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 # 596 20th
Population Density # 277 63rd
Diversity Index # 637 14th
Median Household Income # 391 47th
Per Capita Income # 288 61st

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