Girard is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,477 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Girard is the 176th largest community in Ohio.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Girard who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (10.91%), and maintenance occupations (7.04%).
The education level of Girard citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.23% of adults 25 and older in Girard have a college degree.
The per capita income in Girard in 2010 was $21,152, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,608 for a family of four. However, Girard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Girard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Girard residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Girard include Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Girard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Serbo-Croatian.