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Bayard, New Mexico - Basic Facts

Bayard is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Bayard.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 32.7617 and longitude -108.1306. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,820 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bayard (see map) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Bayard, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayard to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico 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 # 78 83rd
Population Density1 # 8 98th
Diversity Index2 # 278 37th
Median Household Income # 347 22nd
Per Capita Income # 289 35th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,314
Population in Households 2,314
Population in Familes 1,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,444
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 930
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 615
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $83,504
Average Home Value $105,887
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,095
Average Household Income $41,378
Per Capita Income $16,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% 0.04%
Households 0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.04% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

Information Updates

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