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People

Total Population 3,451
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,729
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 45.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $44,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,614
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,896

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,500
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,310
Median House Value $189,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 8.2%

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

Granite Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles NE of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98252
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.084
Longitude -121.967

Granite Falls 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 EVERETT
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 73 F
Oct Temp 43 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station STARTUP 1 E
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 65.5 inches
Station DARRINGTON RANGER STN
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 80.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 18,578 $75,900
Everett 105,685 $58,662
Lake Stevens 29,774 $80,761
Marysville 63,760 $74,529
Monroe 17,734 $74,554
Snohomish 9,437 $68,801

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

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Granite Falls High Schools

GRANITE FALLS HIGH SCHOOL
405 N. ALDER AVE.
360-691-7713
Serves 696 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.8

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