About Hays County
Hays county is located in Texas with a geographic area of 679.8 square miles. The total population in Hays county is 222,827 with 49.7% male and 50.3% female. Children under age 5 represent 6.1% of the population, under age 18 equal 23.0% of the population and over age 65 is 11.0% of the population. The median household income is $68,724, per capita income is $32,988. There are a total of 76,724 housing units with 62.2% owner occupied. Education includes 19.3% of residents that are high school graduates and 41.0% with a bachelor's degree or higher. The average temperature in Hays county in the summer is 83 degrees, and in the winter 52 degrees.