Girard, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 2,042 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 998  (48.9%)
Females: 1,044  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62640.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,855 (it was $31,806 in 2000)
Girard:

$41,855
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,050 (it was $15,090 in 2000)

Girard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,053 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Girard:

$62,053
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $69,649; Detached houses: $72,206; Mobile homes: $37,336

Median gross rent in 2013: $726.

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  • Races in Girard, IL (2010)

    Girard races chart
    • 2,04497.2%White alone
    • 271.3%Hispanic
    • 160.8%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 20.10%Other race alone

Races in Girard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Girard: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), English (10.2%), Irish (9.0%), United States (8.6%), Italian (2.9%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/17/1881

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 2,182 people per square mile   (low).

Girard,IL real estate house value index trend

Girard, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Girard:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Girard city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

60 residents are foreign born (1.1% North America, 1.0% Oceania, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Girard, Illinois as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Girard to the number of sex offenders is 1,039 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,651 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $850 (1.3%)

Girard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (24.4 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (61.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nilwood, IL (1.9 miles ), Virden, IL (2.0 miles ), Thayer, IL (2.6 miles ), Standard City, IL (2.6 miles) , Farmersville, IL (2.6 miles ), Waggoner, IL (2.9 miles ), Auburn, IL (3.2 miles ), Divernon, IL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.45 N, Longitude: 89.78 W

Area code: 217

Girard household income distribution Girard home values distribution

Crime rates in Girard by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00011102000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.044.744.745.20.092.30.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 000000008700
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0377.4331.90.00.0
Assaults 336411899002110
per 100,000 133.6134.6267.0178.7491.7361.3413.2415.50.00.01,000.0483.6
Burglaries 55961594782212
per 100,000 222.7224.4400.5268.1670.5406.5183.7323.2377.494.895.2580.3
Thefts 181824223027181391822
per 100,000 801.8807.91,068.1983.01,341.11,219.5826.4600.2424.547.4381.01,063.8
Auto thefts 002211100102
per 100,000 0.00.089.089.444.745.245.90.00.047.40.096.7
Arson 000011000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.044.745.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 77.478.0136.7142.3248.0197.0137.6211.9163.0116.5231.0195.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Girard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Girard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Girard, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Girard-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Girard city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Girard-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 110.5 miles away from Girard center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from Girard center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 108.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Girard topographic map

Birthplace of: Howard Knotts - World War I flying ace.

Hospitals and medical centers in Girard:

  • PLEASANT HILL HEALTHCARE (1010 WEST NORTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Girard:

  • SUNRISE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • SUNRISE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • VIRDEN NURSING REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • AUBURN NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUBURN, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-CARLINVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Girard:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girard:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 22 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 41 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 47 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Millikin University (about 51 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 57 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • McKendree University (about 58 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Public elementary/middle school in Girard:

  • NORTH MAC INTERMEDIATE (Location: 525 N 3RD ST, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Girard:

  • GIRARD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,546; Location: 201 WEST MADISON STREET; 30,611 books; 920 audio materials; 1,001 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Girard Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Girard include: First Baptist Church (A), United Methodist Church of Girard (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Girard City Cemetery (1), Girard Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000

Girard, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Girard (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Raymond: North Route Branch at 625 North Third St, branch established on 1994/12/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.4 mil, Deposits: $120.6 mil, headquarters in Raymond, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Raymond Bancorp, Inc.
  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Girard Facility at 402 North 3rd, branch established on 1993/12/09. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.4

Girard travel time to work - commute Girard mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Girard city (based on Macoupin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macoupin County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Girard:

49.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Girard:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Girard:

8.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Girard:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Girard:

57.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Girard, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$3,052
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,400$39,3607$5,153
Streets and Highways 4$10,769$32,3070$0
Sewerage 3$7,229$28,9160$0
Water Supply 2$3,214$19,2840$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,542$30,5040$0
Totals for Government 15$40,154$32,12320$8,205

Girard government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $279,000 ($136.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $272,000 ($133.20)
    Police Protection: $223,000 ($109.21)
    Sewerage: $179,000 ($87.66)
    Central Staff Services: $176,000 ($86.19)
    Regular Highways: $154,000 ($75.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($33.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $35,000 ($17.14)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($20.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000 ($11.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $461,000 ($225.76)

Girard government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $221,000 ($108.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $243,000 ($119.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($55.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($12.24)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $355,000 ($173.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $337,000 ($165.03)
    Highways: $67,000 ($32.81)
    All Other: $14,000 ($6.86)
  • Tax - Property: $70,000 ($34.28)
    Other License: $57,000 ($27.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($2.45)

Girard government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000 ($408.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $762,000 ($373.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($35.26)

Girard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $316,000 ($154.75)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IL  1.50% ($35,262 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.76% ($34,943)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.58% ($27,870)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, IL  1.51% ($33,631 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.77% ($32,986)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.54% ($31,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Girard:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Girard:

  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)

TV broadcast stations around Girard:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Girard fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Girard fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 2000 02:00 AM, 7th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 1998 02:33 PM, Jefferson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1985 07:14 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 320Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Girard)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 119 W Madison St (Lat: 39.445889 Lon: -89.778694), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPJQ330
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2021, Certifier: Elbert NashRegistrant: Otter Lake Water Commission, 6475 W. Montgomery Rd., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-1566, Fax: (217) 965-1530, Email:
  • 119 W Madison St (Lat: 39.445889 Lon: -89.778694), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPJR856
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Elbert NashRegistrant: Otter Lake Water Commission, 6475 W. Montgomery Rd., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-1566, Fax: (217) 965-1530, Email:
  • 2 Mi Sw Of Virden (Lat: 39.554778 Lon: -89.817056), Call Sign: KNEJ980, Licensee ID: L00018043
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6000 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/1997, Expiration Date: 11/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2003Registrant: Edwin Wallace, Rr 2 Box 168, Girard, IL 62640
  • 2.5 Mi W & 1.6 Mi N (Lat: 39.459500 Lon: -89.830944), Call Sign: KXB394
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.3600 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2000, Expiration Date: 12/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2002Registrant: Ralph Drake, 15258 Gibbel Dr, Girard, IL 62640, Phone: (217) 627-2031
  • GIRARD UP XING, Bnsf Ls13 Mp 44.4 -Girard Up Xing (Lat: 39.453944 Lon: -89.774778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQVS893
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025, Certifier: Dave AyersRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Girard)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$39,1602$104,905
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9561.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Girard, IL
Most common first names in Girard, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3683.0 years
John2777.1 years
James2470.2 years
William2375.7 years
Charles2274.9 years
Helen2280.6 years
Robert1968.8 years
George1772.7 years
Clarence1579.2 years
Thomas1377.5 years
Most common last names in Girard, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1771.2 years
Miller1675.2 years
Jenkins1382.1 years
Hays1284.9 years
Allen1285.2 years
Garst1170.7 years
Brown977.7 years
Weller984.2 years
Jennings970.9 years
Schott878.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Girard, IL

  • U-Haul: 1

Girard compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Girard on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
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