Bayard, WV Population

Population: 299. Estimated population in July 2020: 290 (-3.0% change)
Males: 153 (51.2%), Females: 146 (48.8%)

Grant County

Zip code: 26707

Median resident age: 46.2 years
Median household income: $25,156
Median house value: $43,100

Races in Bayard:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), United States (14.0%), English (12.4%), Dutch (6.4%), Irish (5.0%), Welsh (3.7%).

Elevation: 2360 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bayard

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bayard town

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-28.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bayard:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bayard:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 45 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 59 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 69 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bayard:

  • GARRETT COUNTY (about 21 miles; OAKLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 2G4)
  • GRANT COUNTY (about 26 miles; PETERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: W99)
  • TITUS FIELD (about 37 miles; ARTHURDALE, WV; Abbreviation: 70D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayard:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 56 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 66 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)