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Barnard, Kansas
Location within Lincoln County and Kansas
Location within Lincoln County and Kansas
KDOT map of Lincoln County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Lincoln
Founded 1888
Incorporated 1905
Named for J.F. Barnard
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,316 ft (401 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 70
 • Estimate 
(2019)
63
 • Density 282.51/sq mi (109.14/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67418
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-04225
GNIS ID 0472511

Barnard is a city in Lincoln County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 70.

History

Barnard was first settled in 1888, and it was incorporated as a city in 1904. Barnard was named for J.F. Barnard, a railroad employee.

Geography

Barnard is located at 39°11′21″N 98°2′35″W / 39.18917°N 98.04306°W / 39.18917; -98.04306 (39.189213, -98.043078). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Barnard has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 425
1920 359 −15.5%
1930 416 15.9%
1940 306 −26.4%
1950 242 −20.9%
1960 205 −15.3%
1970 190 −7.3%
1980 163 −14.2%
1990 129 −20.9%
2000 123 −4.7%
2010 70 −43.1%
2019 (est.) 63 −10.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 70 people, 43 households, and 16 families residing in the city. The population density was 318.2 inhabitants per square mile (122.9/km2). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 322.7 per square mile (124.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 43 households, of which 9.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.9% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 62.8% were non-families. 55.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.63 and the average family size was 2.38.

The median age in the city was 49.3 years. 10% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.8% were from 25 to 44; 45.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 60.0% male and 40.0% female.

Economy

The only businesses or services remaining in Barnard are a post office and a small grocery.

Education

The community is served by Lincoln USD 298 public school district.

Barnard schools were closed through school unification. The Barnard High School team name was "Cardinals".

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