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People

Total Population 2,963
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,200
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 57.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,547
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.2%
Median Gross Rent $841
Median House Value $145,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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 Population Median Family Income
East Spencer 1,453 $20,268
Faith 875 $58,281
Landis 3,097 $49,344
Rockwell 1,932 $56,806
Salisbury 33,653 $42,700
Spencer 3,276 $50,341

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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