Bayard, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Bayard, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bayard had a population of 1,195 as of July 1, 2018. Bayard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bayard is located at latitude 41.7572 and longitude -103.323 in Morrill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bayard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morrill County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,757 feet.

The City of Bayard (GNIS ID: 2394089) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bayard is located within East Bayard Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morrill County.

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Bayard, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,195
Population in Households 1,159
Population in Familes 963
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 1,719
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $41,749
Average Household Income $51,703
Per Capita Income $21,294


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $94,847
Average Home Value $108,144


Total Households 479
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 320
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% -0.42%
Households -0.13% -0.38%
Families 0.19% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Bayard, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayard to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 99 83rd
Population Density # 68 88th
Diversity Index # 41 93rd
Median Household Income # 492 15th
Per Capita Income # 558 4th

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