Girard is a city in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,103 at the 2010 census, and 2,010 at a 2018 estimate.
Girard is named after Stephen Girard
Girard is located at 39°26′45″N 89°46′53″W (39.445947, -89.781253).
According to the 2010 census, Girard has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.41 km2), all land.
Local lakes include Sunset Lake and Otter Lake.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,245 people, 864 households, and 565 families living in the city. The population density was 2,398.9 people per square mile (922.1/km²). There were 926 housing units at an average density of 989.5 per square mile (380.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.93% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.11% of the population.
There were 864 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.