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Baird, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Baird is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Callahan County at latitude 32.3961 and longitude -99.396. Callahan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Baird, but most people and references simply refer to it as Baird, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Baird indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Baird (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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Baird, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,541
Population in Households 1,501
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 580
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 672
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 427
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $73,246
Average Home Value $88,772


Median Household Income $37,442
Average Household Income $50,203
Per Capita Income $21,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.7% 0.46%
Households 0.86% 0.53%
Families 2.03% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Baird, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baird to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 806 54th
Population Density1 # 1088 38th
Diversity Index2 # 1184 33rd
Median Household Income # 1135 35th
Per Capita Income # 831 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.