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Girard, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Girard had a population of 2,796 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Girard is located at latitude 37.5089 and longitude -94.8455 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Girard (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Girard (GNIS ID: 485582) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Girard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Girard, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,796
Population in Households 2,653
Population in Familes 2,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 1,167
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,074
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 728
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $79,101
Average Home Value $99,732


Median Household Income $42,250
Average Household Income $56,495
Per Capita Income $22,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.04%
Households -0.09% -0.07%
Families 0.4% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Girard, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Girard to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 98 86th
Population Density1 # 202 70th
Diversity Index2 # 312 53rd
Median Household Income # 466 31st
Per Capita Income # 509 24th

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