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Who Lives Here

Girard Demographics

Education

High School

39%

Associate's

16%

Bachelor's

9%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

34%

Family Size

2 people

43%

3 people

10%

4 people

19%

5 people

24%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

0%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

18%

20-45

28%

45-65

26%

65+

19%

Getting Around Girard

Girard Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

41%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

9%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4747

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4444

Bike Score®

Girard Education

Schools

Top Schools in Girard

8/10

Fairview Elementary School

Grades K-4 • Public

8/10

Mill Village Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

8/10

Edinboro Elementary School

Grades K-4 • Public

8/10

Mckean Elementary School

Grades K-4 • Public

7/10
7/10

Robison Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

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Living in Girard, PA

Girard, a small town in Pennsylvania, has a population of approximately 3,000. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (20%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Only 33% of residents rent in Girard, as home ownership is common in the area. With a relatively low average rent of $662/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Pennsylvania. Each month, renters in Girard will pay around $256 less compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 22 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Girard residents know that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Many residents (45%) drive their car to work, while public transportation is not used. A small percentage of commuters (4%) walk to work, though the number is greater than the national average.

There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Girard, the most common four of which are manufacturing, healthcare, education, and scientific. Combined, these industries account for 33% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, as 10% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of around $67K, Girard workers earn a little more than their peers elsewhere in the state. Girard, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (13%), Girard has a relatively large percentage of college graduates, as 18% of the town's residents older than 25 possess a BA, BS, or BFA. In addition, 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.