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Girard, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Girard had a population of 2,000 as of July 1, 2018. Girard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Girard is located at latitude 39.4466 and longitude -89.782 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Girard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The City of Girard (GNIS ID: 2394904) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Girard is located within Township of Girard, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Girard: Otter Creek, Pleasant Grove, Waytown.

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Girard, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,000
Population in Households 1,967
Population in Familes 1,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 2,140
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,144
Average Household Income $56,289
Per Capita Income $23,910

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $84,906
Average Home Value $103,648
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 820
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.61% -0.58%
Households -0.52% -0.59%
Families -0.29% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Girard, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Girard to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 511 63rd
Population Density # 243 82nd
Diversity Index # 999 27th
Median Household Income # 1109 19th
Per Capita Income # 1044 24th

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