Hailey is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 9,161 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hailey is the 26th largest community in Idaho.
Hailey home prices are not only among the most expensive in Idaho, but Hailey real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hailey is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hailey is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hailey who work in sales jobs (18.41%), office and administrative support (9.25%), and management occupations (8.23%).
Of important note, Hailey is also a city of artists. Hailey has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hailey’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Hailey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Hailey is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hailey really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hailey perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The population of Hailey is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.86% of adults in Hailey have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hailey in 2018 was $27,131, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,524 for a family of four. However, Hailey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hailey is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hailey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hailey residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hailey also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hailey include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Norwegian.
Hailey also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.74%.
The most common language spoken in Hailey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.