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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bayard is 2,097. Bayard, New Mexico is the 7,431st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bayard was in 1990, when its population was 2,580. In 1990, Bayard was the 6,004th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,431st largest city in the US. Bayard is currently 18.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bayard has shrunk 16.9% since the year 2000. Bayard, New Mexico's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7428||Cedar Grove, Wisconsin||2,100||11.4%|
|7431||Bayard, New Mexico||2,097||-16.9%|
|7437||Timmonsville, South Carolina||2,094||-9.4%|
The total voting age population of Bayard, New Mexico, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,708. The voting age population is 53.5% male and 46.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.6% of the residents of Bayard are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bayard are 95.2% White, 2.3% Other, 1.5% American Indian, 0.7% Black and 0.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 80.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bayard, 23.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.9%. On a per-household basis, 13.5% of families are below the poverty line in Bayard.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.9% of Bayard residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Bayard residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bayard residents aged 5 and older, 46.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 44.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bayard is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bayard, 25.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bayard is $36,892.
In Bayard, 69.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.9% of housing units in Bayard.
Of all the housing units in Bayard, 12.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Bayard, 2.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bayard is $636.
In Bayard, 67.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.