Girard is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,773 people and just one neighborhood, Girard is the 98th largest community in Kansas. Girard has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Girard is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Girard is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Girard who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), healthcare (9.05%) and maintenance occupations (8.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Girard is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.91 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.