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Granite Quarry, North Carolina


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Granite Quarry, North Carolina

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High Points

Granite Quarry strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Granite Quarry Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 17% Granite Quarry Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Granite Quarry, North Carolina

Comparing Granite Quarry to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Racial Diversity 10 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 4

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 6 8

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 6

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 9
Low Property Crime 3 7

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Granite Quarry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Rowan
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28072
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.612
Longitude -80.446

Granite Quarry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALISBURY
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station SALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station LEXINGTON
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
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Granite Quarry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,175 100%
Male 1,049 48.2%
Female 1,126 51.8%
Under 18 567 26.1%
18+ 1,608 73.9%
65+ 297 13.7%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,943 89.3%
African-American 180 8.3%
Asian 9 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 22 1%
Mixed Race 18 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 115 5.3%

Estimated Granite Quarry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,232
Growth 57
Growth % 2.6%

Granite Quarry Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.3%
German 21.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
Irish 7%
English 6.2%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
African 1.9%
Italian 1.9%
European 1.7%
Scottish 1.3%
Dutch 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
British 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Granite Quarry, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Granite Qry (28072)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granite Quarry 2,175 $48,750
East Spencer 1,755 $22,222
Faith 695 $47,969
Landis 2,996 $43,214
Rockwell 1,971 $47,935
Salisbury 26,462 $41,108
Spencer 3,355 $43,702
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Shallowater, Texas 89.9   21.3% 12.4% 19.4% 21 $44,491 5.9% 9% 2,086 9.4% 34.5 0.1% 1
2. Lorena, Texas 89   20% 12.5% 19.9% 22 $54,083 6.1% 5.8% 1,433 5% 25.1 0.2% 2.1
3. Escalon, California 86.5   20.3% 12.7% 12.7% 26 $55,488 6.3% 14.8% 5,963 8.6% 42.6 0.3% 2.9
4. King, North Carolina 85.3   25% 14.2% 18.1% 27 $55,767 7.2% 3.4% 5,952 4% 43.7 0.3% 2.4
5. Sweeny, Texas 84.7   22% 16.1% 13.1% 25 $42,128 7.2% 24.8% 3,624 9.9% 32 0.1% 2.5
6. Bishop, Texas 84.3   20.9% 12.9% 14.3% 19 $41,250 6.7% 15.9% 3,305 14.1% 63.8 0.2% 0.6
7. White Oak, Texas 82.9   18.1% 9.6% 21.1% 20 $50,781 6.7% 5.4% 5,624 11.4% 22.4 0.1% 3.2
8. Mulvane, Kansas 82.5   22.4% 11.7% 20.9% 25 $56,285 7.2% 3.6% 5,155 3.4% 25 0.2% 1.4
9. Carl Junction, Missouri 82.2   16.7% 9.3% 23.4% 22 $47,723 6.7% 3.9% 5,294 5.1% 26.6 0.1% 0.4
10. New Holland, Pennsylvania 81.3   26% 16.1% 18.9% 19 $50,758 5.5% 9.7% 5,092 5.2% 24.4 0.2% 1.6
11. Northwood, Ohio 79.7   21.7% 10.7% 12.5% 21 $55,642 6.9% 5% 5,471 10.2% 79.1 0.2% 3.1
12. Moonachie, New Jersey 77   27.6% 15.3% 13.2% 23 $62,163 4.8% 14.3% 2,754 3.8% 32 0.1% 1.1
13. Carlstadt, New Jersey 76.8   26.5% 15.3% 21% 26 $62,040 5.1% 11.1% 5,917 6.1% 43.8 0.3% 2
14. Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 74.4   16.6% 13.3% 22.9% 27 $70,167 6% 3.6% 2,988 4.1% 38.5 0.1% 2.7
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