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Bayard, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Bayard is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Guthrie County at latitude 41.852 and longitude -94.5578. Guthrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

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

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 City of Bayard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Bayard, IA Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 480
Population in Households 477
Population in Familes 390
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,048
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 207
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $78,226
Average Home Value $98,457
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,942
Average Household Income $55,435
Per Capita Income $23,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.45% 0.08%
Households 0.58% 0.19%
Families 3.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayard to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 479 53rd
Population Density1 # 277 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 675 33rd
Median Household Income # 680 33rd
Per Capita Income # 753 25th

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