Girard, Illinois Population 2022

1,721
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Girard is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,721, it is the 529th largest city in Illinois and the 11758th largest city in the United States. Girard is currently declining at a rate of -1.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,785 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Girard has a population density of 1,841 people per square mile.

The average household income in Girard is $56,105 with a poverty rate of 16.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $791 per month, and the median house value is $75,800. The median age in Girard is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Girard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Girardwas:

  • White: 97.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Girard, Illinois is 1,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,785.

Girard, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,68697.34%
Black or African American50.29%
Two or More Races412.37%
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Girard Population by Race

Girard Population Pyramid 2022

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Girard Median Age

37


Total

35.4


Male

45.1


Female

Girard Adults

There are 1,365 adults, (375 of whom are seniors) in Girard.

Girard Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Girard Sex Ratio

Female

912

52.66%

Male

820

47.34%

Girard Population by Age

Girard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Girard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male68.2%31.8%
All63.4%36.6%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female36.6%63.4%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Girard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7212.3563.4
Married2852.8887
Male662.9868.2
Female1612.8436.6
Non Family2091.0450.2

2.67

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Girard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade534.41%
9th to 12th Grade947.83%
High School Graduate55846.46%
Some College28423.65%
Associates Degree715.91%
Bachelors Degree1068.83%
Graduate Degree352.91%
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Girard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Girard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1811,034141
Black55
Hispanic1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.94%.

Girard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,441$33,750$25,605
Less Than 9th Grade$18,854$19,792$
High School Graduate$26,532$31,250$
Some College$28,750$39,583$25,486
Bachelors Degree$52,404$63,542$46,250
Graduate Degree$61,563$$60,313

$30,441

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$25,605

Average Female

Girard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Girard Language by Age

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Girard Language

98.72% of Girard residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Girard Language

Girard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
White1,63226816.42%
OtherNaN%

16.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Girard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Girard is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Girard is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.14%.

Girard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.66%
High School15.86%
Some College6.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Girard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.88%
Male Unemployed52.78%
Female Employed15.30%
Female Unemployed40.00%

Girard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Girard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,639$52,431
Families$43,370$52,379
Married Families$56,875-
Non Families$34,453$40,927
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Income by Household Type

Girard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Girard Married by Age and Sex

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Girard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Girard Marital Status by Race

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Girard Marital Status

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129

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War29
Vietnam42
Korea35
World War II

Girard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5424
55 to 6421
65 to 7437
75+47

Girard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1299.56%
Hispanic853.33%

Girard Veterans by Race

Girard Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Girard Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Girard Employment by Age

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Girard Employment by Race

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Girard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.87%

Born in Girard

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Girard residents were born in the United States, with 84.87% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Girard Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1030.00%
20112,071-32-1.52%
20122,039-32-1.55%
20132,007-32-1.57%
20141,975-32-1.59%
20151,943-32-1.62%
20161,911-32-1.65%
20171,879-32-1.67%
20181,847-32-1.70%
20191,815-32-1.73%
20201,785-30-1.65%
20211,753-32-1.79%
20221,721-32-1.83%

Girard Population by Year