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, Girard isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Girard are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Girard is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Girard who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), sales jobs (13.77%), and management occupations (8.27%).
For a small city, Girard has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Girard exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
The percentage of adults in Girard who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.04% of the adults in Girard have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Girard in 2010 was $23,398, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,592 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 German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Girard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Italian.