Granite, Oklahoma

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Granite, Oklahoma

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Granite Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Granite Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Granite Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Granite Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Granite Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Granite Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Granite, Oklahoma

Comparing Granite to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
People Above Poverty 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
Median Family Income 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Working at Home 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Housing Recently Built 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Granite Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NW of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Greer
Standard Zip Codes 73547
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.962
Longitude -99.38

Granite Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 29.2 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Station ELK CITY
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
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Granite Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,844 100%
Male 1,331 72.2%
Female 513 27.8%
Under 18 253 13.7%
18+ 1,591 86.3%
65+ 225 12.2%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,281 69.5%
African-American 313 17%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 91 4.9%
Other 71 3.9%
Mixed Race 81 4.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 132 7.2%

Estimated Granite Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,797
Growth -47
Growth % -2.5%

Granite 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.7%
German 15.3%
Irish 11%
US/American 10.8%
English 7%
African 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Danish 0.8%
Italian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.3%
German Russian 0.3%
European 0.3%
British 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granite 1,844 $30,703
Blair 894 $33,125
Hobart 3,997 $35,313
Lone Wolf 500 $32,000
Mangum 2,924 $30,547
Martha 205 $30,000
Willow 114 $43,750
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Granite High Schools (2004)

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Serves 84 students.

A Title I School.
Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 810

Granite Colleges

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