Girard is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,599 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Girard who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), sales jobs (8.89%), and food service (7.48%).
Being a small city, Girard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Girard who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.58% of the adults in Girard have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Girard in 2010 was $21,208, 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 $84,832 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, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Girard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Thai.