Bayard, Nebraska

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Bayard, Nebraska
City
Location of Bayard, Nebraska
Location of Bayard, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°45′29″N 103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472Coordinates: 41°45′29″N 103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Morrill
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,757 ft (1,145 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,209
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,170
 • Density 1,727.1/sq mi (666.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 69334
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-03285[4]
GNIS feature ID 0827222[5]

Bayard is a city in Morrill County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,209 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

"Old" Bayard was founded in the 1880s.[6] It was named after the city of Bayard, Iowa.[7] The first post office at Bayard was established in 1888.[8]

The town of Bayard was picked up and moved to its present site in 1900 in order to be on the new Union Pacific Railroad line.[9]

Geography[edit]

Bayard is located at 41°45′29″N 103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472 (41.758072, -103.324805).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 261
1920 2,127 714.9%
1930 1,559 −26.7%
1940 2,121 36.0%
1950 1,869 −11.9%
1960 1,519 −18.7%
1970 1,338 −11.9%
1980 1,435 7.2%
1990 1,196 −16.7%
2000 1,247 4.3%
2010 1,209 −3.0%
Est. 2015 1,148 [11] −5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,209 people, 484 households, and 315 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,727.1 inhabitants per square mile (666.8/km2). There were 557 housing units at an average density of 795.7 per square mile (307.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 0.2% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 5.7% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.8% of the population.

There were 484 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,247 people, 497 households, and 329 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,788.0 people per square mile (687.8/km²). There were 572 housing units at an average density of 820.2 per square mile (315.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.86% White, 0.08% African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 6.74% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.88% of the population.

There were 497 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $39,559. Males had a median income of $32,368 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,677. About 10.9% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Bayard, Morrill County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 6. 
  8. ^ "Morrill County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 130. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.