Baird, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,623. Estimated population in 2021: 1,680 (+3.5% change)
Males: 782 (48.2%), Females: 841 (51.8%)

Callahan County

Zip code: 79504

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $27,446
Median house value: $39,300

Races in Baird:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.4%)
  • Hispanic (13.4%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.8%), Irish (9.1%), English (6.5%), German (5.0%), French (2.1%), Scottish (1.5%).

Elevation: 1725 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Baird

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baird city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.1% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-2.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Baird:

  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (about 23 miles; ABILENE, TX)
  • HENDRICK MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; ABILENE, TX)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; ABILENE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Baird:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 19 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 32 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 104 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Baird:

  • ELMDALE AIRPARK (about 18 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: 6F4)
  • ALBANY MUNI (about 24 miles; ALBANY, TX; Abbreviation: T23)
  • TAYLOR (about 25 miles; ALBANY, TX; Abbreviation: 6F5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baird:

  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 144 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 146 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)

Schools

Public high school in Baird:

  • BAIRD H S (Students: 194; Location: 600 W 7TH ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Baird:

  • BAIRD EL (Students: 184; Location: 600 W 7TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Baird:

  • CALLAHAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,337; Location: 100 W 4TH B1; 19,500 books; 303 audio materials; 15 serial subscriptions)

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