Girard, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,929

Girard is a city located in Erie County Pennsylvania. Girard has a 2024 population of 2,929. Girard is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,987 in 2020.

The average household income in Girard is $81,616 with a poverty rate of 4.65%. The median age in Girard is 46.2 years: 47.9 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Girard Demographics

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

  • White: 94.52%
  • Two or more races: 5.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,249.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.94% (-58)
The current population of Girard, Pennsylvania is 2,929 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,987.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,82794.52%
Two or more races1645.48%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Girard Population by Race

Girard Population Pyramid 2024

Girard Median Age

46.2

Total

47.9

Male

45.6

Female

Girard Adults

There are 2,475 adults, (422 of whom are seniors) in Girard.

Girard Age Dependency

45.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Girard Sex Ratio

Female1,43948.11%
Male1,55251.89%

Girard Population by Age

Girard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4212.15545
Non Family5491.273961
Married4762.5285.914.1
Female2043.2653.946.1
Male1922.222575

2.6

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Girard Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade472.2%
Associates Degree28313.26%
Bachelors Degree49623.23%
Graduate Degree1145.34%
High School Graduate92443.28%
Less Than 9th Grade773.61%
Some College1949.09%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0271,930591
Hispanic1088119
2+ Races191919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Girard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,324$0$57,635
Graduate Degree$88,462$0$0
High School Graduate$43,852$44,847$30,903
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,495$49,413$37,500
Some College$41,714$46,780$0

$48,495

Average Earnings

$49,413

Average Male

$37,500

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

97.13% of Girard residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Girard Language

Girard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5271124.43%
Hispanic362277.46%

4.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

4.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Girard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Girard is Hispanic, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Girard is White, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.46%.

Girard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
Bachelors or Greater7.7%
High School1.52%
Some College0%

Girard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.02%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Girard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Girard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,813$107,837
Households$66,432$81,616
Married Families$100,113$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,908$38,311

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Girard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Girard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Girard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

263

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam54
First Gulf War36
Second Gulf War32
World War II15
Korea0

Girard Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64107
35 to 5455
65 to 7454
18 to 3432
75+15

Girard Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26311.31%

Girard Veterans by Race

Girard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Girard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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

77.4%

Born in Girard

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Girard residents were born in the United States, with 77.4% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.57% 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
20292,857-15-0.52%
20282,872-14-0.49%
20272,886-14-0.48%
20262,900-15-0.51%
20252,915-14-0.48%
20242,929-15-0.51%
20232,944-16-0.54%
20222,960-20-0.67%
20212,980-7-0.23%
20202,987752.58%
20192,912-32-1.09%
20182,944-29-0.98%
20172,973-36-1.2%
20163,009-25-0.82%
20153,034-20-0.65%
20143,054-19-0.62%
20133,073-14-0.45%
20123,087-8-0.26%
20113,095-11-0.35%
20103,10600%
20003,1642859.9%
19902,87926410.1%
19802,61520.08%
19702,6131094.35%
19602,504-353-12.36%
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Girard Population by Year