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Hayward, Minnesota
City
Location of Hayward, Minnesota
Location of Hayward, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Freeborn
Area
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,257 ft (383 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 250
 • Estimate (2012) 249
 • Density 396.8/sq mi (153.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56043
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-27944
GNIS feature ID 0644798

Hayward is a city in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.

History

The community was named for David Hayward, an early settler who moved to the townsite from Postville, Iowa and returned to that state after only living in Hayward for two years. Hayward was settled around 1855 and was formally incorporated in 1925.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 158
1940 184 16.5%
1950 241 31.0%
1960 258 7.1%
1970 261 1.2%
1980 294 12.6%
1990 246 −16.3%
2000 249 1.2%
2010 250 0.4%
Est. 2015 245 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 250 people, 114 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 396.8 inhabitants per square mile (153.2/km2). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 195.2 per square mile (75.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 1.6% Asian, and 0.4% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 114 households of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 17.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 34% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 249 people, 111 households, and 74 families residing in the city. The population density was 400.4 people per square mile (155.1/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 186.6 per square mile (72.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.98% White, 4.02% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.02% of the population.

There were 111 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $52,500. Males had a median income of $30,536 versus $22,361 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,750. About 4.4% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five or over.

Notable events

  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition had built a house for a family in Hayward. The episode aired on December 6, 2008.
  • In 1930, the longest recorded game of horseshoes was played in Hayward between the postmaster and train station agent. The game lasted five months and four days. The postmaster won - 25,000 points to 24,949.

Coordinates: 43°39′02″N 93°14′39″W / 43.65056°N 93.24417°W / 43.65056; -93.24417


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