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Bayfield is a town in La Plata County, in the Durango metro area.

The community was named for William A. Bay, who laid out the townsite

The latitude of Bayfield is 37.225N. The longitude is -107.597W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,900 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,625.


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Median household income
Local
$39,336
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bayfield demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Los Pinos
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: San Juan National Forest
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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25% of Bayfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bayfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bayfield was $17,324, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Bayfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bayfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $588.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.


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Libraries in Bayfield include Bayfield/Pine River Public Library District ... View libraries

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La Plata County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bayfield political report.

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The average commute time for Bayfield workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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