Girard, Texas

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Population in 2010: 50. Population change since 2000: -19.4%
Males: 15  (30.8%)
Females: 35  (69.2%)
Median resident age:  77.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79518

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,124 (it was $24,500 in 2000)
Girard:

$42,124
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,678 (it was $9,653 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $33,703 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Girard:

$33,703
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $69,455; Detached houses: $69,147
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  • Races in Girard, TX (2010)

    Girard races chart
    • 4080.0%White alone
    • 816.0%Hispanic
    • 12.0%Black alone
    • 12.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Girard: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (62.5%), Irish (12.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Girard, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Girard:

  • High school or higher: 53.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Girard CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 46.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

7 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America, 3.2% Europe).

This place:

11.3%
Texas:

13.9%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Girard, Texas as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Girard to the number of sex offenders is 13 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Girard CDP:  3.3% ($414)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Girard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (71.4 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (197.8 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (228.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Jayton, TX (3.1 miles ), Spur, TX (3.7 miles ), Dickens, TX (4.5 miles ), Guthrie, TX (5.4 miles ), Aspermont, TX (5.4 miles ), Rotan, TX (6.1 miles ), Roaring Springs, TX (6.2 miles ), Crosbyton, TX (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 100.66 W

Area code: 806

Girard household income distribution Girard home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Girard, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Girard-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Girard place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the place center killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Girard-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.9 miles away from Girard center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Girard center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Girard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Girard:

  • KENT COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JAYTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girard:

  • Texas Tech University (about 72 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 73 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 83 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 84 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Howard College (about 90 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Vernon College (about 95 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • South Plains College (about 100 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.8%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.8
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Girard CDP (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6303
Catholic731
Mainline Protestant551
None50-
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: 1
Kent County:

13.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

27.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

25.9%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Girard:

46.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Girard:

14.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Girard:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Girard, TX Residents

9.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Girard:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Girard:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 310Total average daily traffic
  • 77Total average daily truck traffic
  • 430Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Girard)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GIRARD, 3391 State Highway 70 (Lat: 33.399667 Lon: -100.685222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQWW705
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2015, Expiration Date: 12/10/2025, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KK5RA, Grant Date: 06/19/1998, Expiration Date: 06/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2010, Registrant: Hobert C Lewis, 3550 Hwy 1228, Girard, TX 79518

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2391S , Serial Number: 21061267, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Parker C Woodward, 6501 Highway 208, Girard, TX 79518
  • Aircraft: RAVIN AIRCRAFT USA RAVIN 500 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 654RA , Serial Number: 0505009, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Harold L Woodward, 6501 Highway 208, Girard, TX 79518
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7376T , Serial Number: 46976, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Loyd Woodward, 6501 Highway 208, Girard, TX 79518

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (30%)

Girard compared to Texas 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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