Bayard, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 276 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 145  (52.6%)
Females: 131  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
West Virginia median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 26707.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $32,080 (it was $25,156 in 2000)
Bayard:

$32,080
WV:

$42,019

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,342 (it was $13,882 in 2000)

Bayard town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $80,997 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Bayard:

$80,997
WV:

$112,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $524.

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  • Races in Bayard, WV (2010)

    Bayard races chart
    • 28598.3%White alone
    • 41.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

Races in Bayard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bayard: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (58.6%), English (18.5%), Irish (5.4%), Dutch (4.5%), Swiss (3.2%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 2360 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 876 people per square mile   (low).

Bayard, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Bayard:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayard town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
West Virginia:

1.5%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bayard, West Virginia as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Bayard to the number of sex offenders is 143 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $462 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $355 (0.4%)

Bayard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (87.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gorman, MD (1.4 miles) , Loch Lynn Heights, MD (2.9 miles ), Mountain Lake Park, MD (3.0 miles ), Crellin, MD (3.1 miles ), Oakland, MD (3.1 miles ), Deer Park, MD (3.3 miles ), Aurora, WV (3.3 miles ), Thomas, WV (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $95,000

Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 79.37 W

Bayard household income distribution Bayard home values distribution

Crime rates in Bayard (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Bayard (2007):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 305.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.90
West Virginia average:

1.87
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-28.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (34%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Bayard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bayard, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Bayard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Bayard town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 7.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bayard-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from Bayard center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 257.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Bayard center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bayard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bayard:

  • HOSPICE OF GARRETT COUNTY (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • OAKLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • DENNETT ROAD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • IDF - GARRETT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)
  • GARRETT CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; OAKLAND, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayard:

  • Frostburg State University (about 35 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • West Virginia University (about 41 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 43 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Fairmont State University (about 46 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 62 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 62 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Waynesburg University (about 62 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)

Private high school in Bayard:

  • BALLARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: ADAIR RIDGE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Private elementary/middle school in Bayard:

  • BROOK LANE SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: BAKER HILL RD, Grades: 1-7)

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Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.4%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bayard (2011 data):

  • Miners & Merchants Bank: Front Street Branch at Front Street, branch established on 1987/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.6 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, headquarters in Thomas, WV, positive income, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
West Virginia average:

11.1

Bayard travel time to work - commute Bayard mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bayard town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,32622
Evangelical Protestant2,26420
Other4251
Catholic1581
None6,764-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Grant County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Grant County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Grant County:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

31.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.9%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bayard:

21.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bayard:

15.5%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bayard:

7.2
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

24.9%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

44.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bayard, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,006
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$332
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$833
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,171

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hardy County, WV  1.27% ($22,054 average AGI)
from Mineral County, WV  0.36% ($59,875)
from Pendleton County, WV  0.34% ($20,067)


4.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hardy County, WV  1.02% ($28,778 average AGI)
to Mineral County, WV  0.34% ($34,267)
to Pendleton County, WV  0.23% ($19,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bayard:

  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bayard:

  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bayard:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Bayard fatal accident list:

May 1, 1988 07:00 AM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 1,094Total average daily traffic
  • 214Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,745Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 15 Km Ese (Lat: 39.267167 Lon: -79.329194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQTQ530
    Assigned Frequencies: 4955.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2014, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: Peggy AltRegistrant: County Of Grant, 204 Jefferson Ave, Petersburg, WV 26847, Phone: (304) 257-1011

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Most common first names in Bayard, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John680.8 years
Mary575.6 years
Robert583.6 years
George472.8 years
Edward378.6 years
Carl375.0 years
Edwin375.7 years
Charles382.3 years
Roy361.7 years
Walter371.0 years
Most common last names in Bayard, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cosner1275.8 years
Layton787.6 years
Gaither677.0 years
Gay671.8 years
Guthrie673.8 years
Fulk569.4 years
Cramer384.3 years
Anthony364.0 years
Evans367.3 years
Renn376.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (3%)

Bayard compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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