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Bayard, Iowa
Location of Bayard, Iowa
Location of Bayard, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Guthrie
Incorporated June 14, 1883
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,135 ft (346 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 471
 • Estimate 
(2012)
465
 • Density 1,023.9/sq mi (395.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50029
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-04960
GNIS feature ID 0454394

Bayard is a city in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 471 in the 2010 census, a decline from 536 in 2000 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Bayard was platted in 1882.

Geography

Bayard's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 41.852198, -94.557261.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 348
1900 494 42.0%
1910 488 −1.2%
1920 505 3.5%
1930 477 −5.5%
1940 703 47.4%
1950 634 −9.8%
1960 597 −5.8%
1970 628 5.2%
1980 637 1.4%
1990 511 −19.8%
2000 536 4.9%
2010 471 −12.1%
Est. 2015 456 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 471 people, 202 households, and 121 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,023.9 inhabitants per square mile (395.3/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 504.3 per square mile (194.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 202 households of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.1% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 39.8 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.3% male and 46.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 536 people, 221 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,124.9 people per square mile (431.1/km²). There were 244 housing units at an average density of 512.1 per square mile (196.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

There were 221 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,444, and the median income for a family was $32,344. Males had a median income of $27,143 versus $16,477 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,073. About 16.8% of families and 23.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.3% of those under age 18 and 20.6% of those age 65 or over.

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