Girard is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,227 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Girard who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), management occupations (10.78%), and sales jobs (9.73%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Girard spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.90 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Girard who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.33% of the adults in Girard have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Girard in 2018 was $26,850, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,400 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 Italian, German, Irish, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Girard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Serbo-Croatian.