Bayard, Nebraska

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Coordinates: 41°45′29″N103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472 Coordinates: 41°45′29″N103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Morrill
Area
[1]
  Total0.69 sq mi (1.80 km2)
  Land0.69 sq mi (1.80 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,757 ft (1,145 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total1,209
  Estimate 
(2017) [3]
1,140
  Density1,640.29/sq mi (633.09/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
69334
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-03285 [4]
GNIS feature ID0827222 [5]

Bayard is a city in Morrill County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,209 at the 2010 census.

Morrill County, Nebraska U.S. county in Nebraska, United States

Morrill County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 5,042. Its county seat is Bridgeport.

Nebraska U.S. state in the United States

Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state.

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History

"Old" Bayard was founded in the 1880s. [6] It was named after the city of Bayard, Iowa. [7] The first post office at Bayard was established in 1888. [8]

Bayard, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

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 Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The town of Bayard was picked up and moved to its present site in 1900 in order to be on the new Union Pacific Railroad line. [9]

Union Pacific Railroad Class I railroad in the United States

Union Pacific Railroad is a freight-hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 U.S. states west of Chicago and New Orleans. The Union Pacific Railroad system is the largest in the United States and is one of the world's largest transportation companies. The Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of the Union Pacific Corporation, both headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

CCC Camp BR-61, part of the North Platte Project, was located at Bayard. [10]

Civilian Conservation Corps public work relief program

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a voluntary public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men. Originally for young men ages 18–25, it was eventually expanded to ages 17–28. Robert Fechner was the first director of this agency, succeeded by James McEntee following Fechner's death. The CCC was a major part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal that provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation and development of natural resources in rural lands owned by federal, state, and local governments. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men and to relieve families who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression in the United States. Maximum enrollment at any one time was 300,000. Through the course of its nine years in operation, 3 million young men participated in the CCC, which provided them with shelter, clothing, and food, together with a wage of $30 per month.

North Platte Project

The North Platte Project is an irrigation project in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Nebraska. The project provides irrigation service to about 335,000 acres (1,360 km2). The primary water storage for the project is in Pathfinder Reservoir in Wyoming. Downstream, Guernsey Dam manages river flow and provides secondary storage for water released from Pathfinder. Near Fort Laramie the Whalen Diversion Dam diverts water into Fort Laramie Canal and Interstate Canal which distribute water to farms in Wyoming and Nebraska.

Geography

Bayard is located at 41°45′29″N103°19′29″W / 41.75806°N 103.32472°W / 41.75806; -103.32472 (41.758072, -103.324805). [11]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land. [12]

United States Census Bureau Bureau of the United States responsible for the census and related statistics

The United States Census Bureau is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1910 261
1920 2,127714.9%
1930 1,559−26.7%
1940 2,12136.0%
1950 1,869−11.9%
1960 1,519−18.7%
1970 1,338−11.9%
1980 1,4357.2%
1990 1,196−16.7%
2000 1,2474.3%
2010 1,209−3.0%
Est. 20171,140 [3] −5.7%
U.S. Decennial Census [13]

2010 census

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 1,209 people, 484 households, and 315 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,727.1 inhabitants per square mile (666.8/km2). There were 557 housing units at an average density of 795.7 per square mile (307.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 0.2% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 5.7% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.8% of the population.

There were 484 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 1,247 people, 497 households, and 329 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,788.0 people per square mile (687.8/km²). There were 572 housing units at an average density of 820.2 per square mile (315.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.86% White, 0.08% African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 6.74% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.88% of the population.

There were 497 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $39,559. Males had a median income of $32,368 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,677. About 10.9% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over.

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  2. 1 2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-06-24.
  3. 1 2 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" . Retrieved March 24, 2018.
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  7. Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 6.
  8. "Morrill County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  9. Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 130.
  10. CCC Camp BR-61 North Platte Project, Bayard, Nebraska: Photo of enrollees, Simons and Rhode, breaking concrete at Siphon No. 5., 1940-10-21, retrieved 2017-10-19
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