Hayward is located in south Minnesota. Hayward is part of Freeborn County. Hayward has 0.63 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hayward population is 246, which has shrunk 1.20% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hayward median household income is $60,682 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 79.80% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 29.12% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hayward median house value is $88,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 62.98% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 51.31% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hayward is worse than the state average in quality. The Hayward area code is 507.