Girard, Illinois Population 2024

1,733

Girard is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Girard has a 2024 population of 1,733. Girard is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,777 in 2020.

The average household income in Girard is $55,269 with a poverty rate of 26.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Girard is 39.8 years, 31.9 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Girard Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Girard was:

  • White: 95.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.4%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,853.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.48% (-44)
The current population of Girard, Illinois is 1,733 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,777.

Girard, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,43095.84%
Two or more races523.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.4%
Other race40.27%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Girard Population by Race

Girard Population Pyramid 2024

Girard Median Age

39.8

Total

31.9

Male

46.4

Female

Girard Adults

There are 1,215 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Girard.

Girard Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Girard Sex Ratio

Female79853.49%
Male69446.51%

Girard Population by Age

Girard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5582.6660.239.8
Non Family2031.558.141.9
Married1823.4270.929.1
Female1263.1245.254.8
Male473.5768.131.9
showing: 5 rows

2.97

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Girard Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Girard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Girard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.91%.

Girard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,160

Average Earnings

$33,872

Average Male

$27,125

Average Female

Girard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Girard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Girard Language

98.98% of Girard residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Girard Language

Girard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,38637026.7%
Multiple521223.08%
Islander66100%
Hispanic3139.68%
showing: 4 rows

26.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.89%

Male Poverty Rate

27.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Girard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Girard is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Girard is Hispanic, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.83%.

Girard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.04%
High School19.54%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Girard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed55.17%
Female Unemployed27.91%
Female Employed27.7%
Male Employed10.09%
showing: 4 rows

Girard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Girard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Girard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Girard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Girard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Girard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Girard Veterans by War

count

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Girard Veterans by Age

count

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Girard Veterans by Race

Girard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Girard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Girard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Girard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Girard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.46%

Born in Girard

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Girard residents were born in the United States, with 86.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Girard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,683-10-0.59%
20281,693-10-0.59%
20271,703-10-0.58%
20261,713-10-0.58%
20251,723-10-0.58%
20241,733-10-0.57%
20231,743-10-0.57%
20221,753-10-0.57%
20211,763-14-0.79%
20201,777-223-11.15%
20192,000-10-0.5%
20182,010-4-0.2%
20172,014-6-0.3%
20162,020-7-0.35%
20152,027-12-0.59%
20142,039-18-0.88%
20132,057-15-0.72%
20122,072-28-1.33%
20112,100
20102,100
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Girard Population by Year