Girard, IL Population

Population: 2,245. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,237 (-0.4% change)
Males: 1,088 (48.5%), Females: 1,157 (51.5%)

Macoupin County

Zip code: 62640

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $31,806
Median house value: $62,900

Races in Girard:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.5%), English (15.1%), Irish (13.8%), United States (13.0%), Dutch (4.5%), French (3.0%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Girard

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Girard city

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Girard:

  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Girard:

  • CAPITAL (about 28 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 43 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 63 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Girard:

  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 15 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 32 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: 3K4)
Amtrak station near Girard:

  • 14 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girard:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 25 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 51 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 61 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 63 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
Public high school in Girard:

  • GIRARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 525 N THIRD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Girard:

  • GIRARD COMM UNIT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 525 N THIRD ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • GIRARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 525 N THIRD ST; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Girard:

  • GIRARD TWP. LIB. (Operating income: $34,325; Location: 201 WEST MADISON STREET; 23,835 books; 515 audio materials; 443 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)

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