kids encyclopedia robot

Girard, Georgia facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Girard, Georgia
Location in Burke County and the state of Georgia
Location in Burke County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Burke
Area
 • Total 3.20 sq mi (8.29 km2)
 • Land 3.16 sq mi (8.19 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
240 ft (73 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 184
 • Density 58.21/sq mi (22.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30426
Area code(s) 478
FIPS code 13-32916
GNIS feature ID 0356019

Girard is a town in Burke County, Georgia, United States. The population was 156 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area.

History

Girard was incorporated in 1902.

Geography

Girard is located at 33°2′28″N 81°42′40″W / 33.04111°N 81.71111°W / 33.04111; -81.71111 (33.040994, -81.711108).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which 3.2 square miles (8.2 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.20%, is water.

Girard is located near the South Carolina state line on State Highway 23.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 227
1920 300 32.2%
1930 321 7.0%
1940 300 −6.5%
1950 244 −18.7%
1960 248 1.6%
1970 241 −2.8%
1980 225 −6.6%
1990 195 −13.3%
2000 227 16.4%
2010 156 −31.3%
2020 184 17.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census, there were 156 people living in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 67.9% White, 31.4% Black and 0.6% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

At the 2000 census there were 227 people, 84 households and 54 families living in the town. The population density was 71.1 per square mile (27.5/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 34.8 per square mile (13.4/km2). The racial make-up was 56.83% White, 41.41% African American and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.76%.

Of the 84 households 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% were married couples living together, 22.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 33.3% of households were one person and 13.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.57.

The age distribution was 33.0% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% 65 or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median household income was $22,857 and the median family income was $29,583. Males had a median income of $33,750 and females $17,292. The per capita income was $9,600. About 24.6% of families and 34.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 36.8% of those sixty five or over.

kids search engine
Girard, Georgia Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.