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Girard
  • Town in Illinois

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Girard is a town in Illinois with a population of 1,894. Girard is in Macoupin County. Living in Girard offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Girard and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Girard are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$756
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    499.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    149.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    199.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    449.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    49.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Girard

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,469
National
$62,843

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