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Bayard, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Bayard is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 39.2711 and longitude -79.3662. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,342 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Bayard, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bayard, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bayard indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Bayard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bayard: Baird.

Town of Bayard, WV Boundary Map


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Bayard, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 293
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 943
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $107,609
Average Home Value $129,854
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,718
Average Household Income $41,397
Per Capita Income $17,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.2%
Households 0.19% 0.16%
Families 1.86% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bayard, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayard to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 306 24th
Population Density1 # 168 58th
Diversity Index2 # 335 16th
Median Household Income # 335 17th
Per Capita Income # 326 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.