Granger, Texas

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Granger, Texas

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 2% trophy Granger Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Granger, Texas

Comparing Granger to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 7
Median Family Income 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 1 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 7
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Granger Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NE of Round Rock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NE of Austin, Texas
County Williamson
Metro Area Austin - San Marcos
Standard Zip Codes 76530
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.717
Longitude -97.442

Granger Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station TAYLOR
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Granger Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,299 100%
Male 614 47.3%
Female 685 52.7%
Under 18 351 27%
18+ 948 73%
65+ 271 20.9%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.2
White 1,057 81.4%
African-American 111 8.5%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 110 8.5%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 330 25.4%

Estimated Granger Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,331
Growth 32
Growth % 2.5%

Granger 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) 47.8%
Czech 25.9%
German 9.5%
US/American 5.1%
Irish 3.1%
Scottish 2.2%
English 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Friendship (76530)

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)
Granger 1,299 $37,188
Bartlett 1,675 $35,595
Holland 1,102 $31,250
Hutto 1,250 $55,769
Taylor 13,575 $46,604
Thrall 710 $36,845
Weir 591 $47,813
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Granger High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 462 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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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. Whitmire, South Carolina 83.7   38.2% 24.5% 6.6% 26 $30,833 5.8% 21.5% 1,512 18.7% 25.8 2.4% 5.3
2. Chase City, Virginia 82.3   39.3% 21.8% 9.4% 27 $32,700 7.2% 46.5% 2,457 22.7% 25.6 0.7% 4.1
3. Wilson, Oklahoma 81.2   29.2% 20.2% 6.3% 34 $28,199 7.3% 10.3% 1,584 20.8% 17.1 1% 5.1
4. Chelsea, Oklahoma 76.8   30.5% 16.8% 9.7% 31 $29,432 8.4% 35.1% 2,136 18.8% 22.9 0.5% 3.8
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