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Girard, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Girard had a population of 3,146 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Girard is located at latitude 42.0041 and longitude -80.3192 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Girard (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Borough of Girard (GNIS ID: 1215212) 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Girard: Girard Boro.

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Girard, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,146
Daytime Population: Workers 937
Daytime Population: Residents 1,590
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 3,146
Population in Familes 2,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,342
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $44,498
Average Household Income $54,935
Per Capita Income $23,155


Total Housing Units 1,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 915 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 411 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $116,545
Average Home Value $121,175


Total Households 1,326
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 883
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% -0.07%
Households 0.32% 0.02%
Families 0.19% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Girard, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Girard to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 432 75th
Population Density # 914 48th
Diversity Index # 1084 39th
Median Household Income # 1222 31st
Per Capita Income # 1301 26th

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