Granite City, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 29,375 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 14,957  (50.9%)
Females: 14,418  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62060.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,903 (it was $35,615 in 2000)
Granite City:

$42,903
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,295 (it was $17,691 in 2000)

Granite City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,423 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Granite City:

$83,423
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,988; Detached houses: $147,362; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,532; In 2-unit structures: $117,833; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,104; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,206; Mobile homes: $31,951

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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  • Races in Granite City, IL (2013)

    Granite City races chart
    • 25,56586.2%White alone
    • 1,8206.1%Black alone
    • 1,3544.6%Hispanic
    • 6052.0%Two or more races
    • 2260.8%Asian alone
    • 480.2%American Indian alone
    • 380.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Granite City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Granite City: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.0%), Irish (15.3%), English (9.5%), United States (8.1%), Italian (3.9%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/08/1896

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,761 people per square mile   (low).

Granite City,IL real estate house value index trend

Granite City, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Granite City:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite City city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

666 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Granite City, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Granite City to the number of sex offenders is 484 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,624 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,398 (1.8%)

Granite City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (8.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (251.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Madison, IL (1.6 miles ), Venice, IL (1.9 miles ), Pontoon Beach, IL (1.9 miles ), Glasgow Village, MO (2.1 miles ), Brooklyn, IL (2.2 miles ), Riverview, MO (2.2 miles ), Fairmont City, IL (2.2 miles ), Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2007: 80 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $103,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 90.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +518 (+1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,735 (37.2%)

Area code: 618

Granite City household income distribution Granite City home values distribution

Crime rates in Granite City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 3111321120074
per 100,000 9.63.23.23.29.66.53.33.36.50.00.023.513.6
Rapes 25252533392824322531311715
per 100,000 79.979.979.1105.5124.990.978.4104.381.4102.5103.557.150.9
Robberies 1919194725272625301051162932
per 100,000 60.760.760.1150.280.187.785.081.597.7347.1387.597.4108.7
Assaults 16414114114614710498104902226119123
per 100,000 523.9450.5445.9466.5470.8337.7320.3338.9293.172.786.8399.7417.7
Burglaries 343313313342327331341282255281261311312
per 100,000 1,095.81,000.0989.81,092.91,047.31,074.81,114.6919.1830.5928.8871.81,044.61,059.5
Thefts 1,0801,0381,0389821,033922800756658490591509493
per 100,000 3,450.43,316.23,282.53,138.03,308.52,993.92,615.02,463.92,143.11,619.61,974.01,709.71,674.2
Auto thefts 14813113114812010510883411262049
per 100,000 472.8418.5414.3472.9384.3341.0353.0270.5133.539.720.067.2166.4
Arson 615151620207141413111615
per 100,000 19.247.947.451.164.164.922.945.645.643.036.753.750.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 457.1413.4409.2467.5472.2400.5368.5365.5319.6332.5356.9347.6337.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Granite City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 73 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,899 (-5.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Granite City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Granite City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Granite City-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Granite City city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/10/1959, a category F4 tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granite City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from Granite City center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from Granite City center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granite City topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Olen Butler - Novelist, Andrew Goodpaster - Army general, Andy Phillip - Basketball player-coach, Whip Wilson - Actor, Dal Maxvill - Baseball player and coach, Charlie Jackson (baseball) - Baseball player, Gerry Kissell - Comic artist, Harry Boyles - Major League Baseball pitcher, John van Buskirk - Soccer player-coach, Mike Brotherton - Science fiction writer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Granite City:

  • GATEWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2100 MADISON AVENUE)
  • LYNHAVEN (1108 ENGINEER ROAD)
  • DAVITA - GRANITE CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (9 AMERICAN VILLAGE)
  • GATEWAY REGIONAL HOME HEALTH - GRANITE CITY (2100 MADISON AVENUE)
  • GRANITE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (3500 CENTURY DRIVE)
  • STEARNS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (3900 STEARNS AVENUE)

Heliports located in Granite City:

Amtrak stations near Granite City:

  • 8 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 13 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: KIRKWOOD (110 W. ARGONNE RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granite City:

  • Saint Louis Community College (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; Full-time enrollment: 18,019)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • Saint Louis University (about 8 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 9 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 10 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Washington University in St Louis (about 11 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • Webster University (about 15 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 12,406)

Public high school in Granite City:

Private high schools in Granite City:

  • WORD OF LIFE CHRISTIAN (Students: 33; Location: 4870 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • COORDINATED YOUTH & HUMAN SERVICES (Students: 31; Location: 1601 W 3RD ST; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 3940 HWY 111; Grades: 4 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Granite City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Granite City:

  • HOLY FAMILY (Students: 290; Location: 1900 SAINT CLAIR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 2300 PONTOON RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 4405 STATE ROUTE 162; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Granite City

Library in Granite City:

  • SIX MILE REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,288,448; Location: 2001 DELMAR AVENUE; 95,021 books; 4,956 audio materials; 3,946 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 265 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Southwestern Illinois College is located in Granite City, 4950 Maryville Road. It is a Community College that services about 3500 area residents.
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital is now Gateway Regional Medical Center.
  • There is an additional private school in Granite City, that's K-12. Enrollment is 20 students. The name is Liberty Christian Academy. It's located on Maryville Road.
  • First United Pentecostal Church located at 2450 Pontoon Road, Granite City, IL was established in the early 1900's

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Notable locations in Granite City: Lincoln Place Community House (A), Granite City Public Library (B), Granite City City Hall (C), Granite City Fire Department Station 1 (D), Granite City Fire Department Station 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cross Roads Plaza Shopping Center (1), Nameoki Village Shopping Center (2), Bellemore Village Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Granite City include: Armenian Apostolic Church (A), Bethel Chapel Pentecostal Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Central Christian Church (D), Central Free Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), City Temple Church (G), Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Dewey Avenue United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns United Church of Christ Old Cemetery (1), Emmert Cemetery (2), Kirkpatrick Cemetery (3), New Methodist Cemetery (4), Saint John United Church of Christ (5), Odd Fellows Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Long Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Granite City: Wilson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Debby's Route 66 Frozen Custard (3241 West Chain Of Rocks Road) (1), First Western Inn (3236 West Chain Of Rocks Road) (2), Best Western Camelot Inn (1240 East Chain Of Rocks Road) (3), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Pontoon (14 Regency Park Drive) (4), Budget Motel (3220 West Chain Of Rocks Road) (5), Apple-Valley Motel (709 East Chain Of Rocks Road) (6), Canal Motel (3317 West Chain Of Rocks Road) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Granite City-City - Court (City Hall) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 133. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

133
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Granite City in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Granite City in 2000:

  • 209 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

Granite City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Granite City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Granite City (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Edwardsville: Granite City - Nameoki Road Center at 3830 Nameoki Road, branch established on 1995/08/01; Granite City - Maryville Road Center at 3502 Maryville Road, branch established on 2000/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,559.6 mil, Deposits: $1,289.3 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Banc Ed Corp., The
  • Regions Bank: Bellemore Facility at 3206 Nameoki Road, branch established on 1980/07/28; Colonial Facility at 2400 Pontoon Road, branch established on 1976/06/28. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Guardian Savings Bank: at 3800 Nameoki Road, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $38.9 mil, Deposits: $31.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • First Bank: Granite City Branch at 3600 Nameoki Road, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Granite City Branch at 3303 Nameoki Road, branch established on 1959/03/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Granite City, Illinois:

  • Midwest Motel, 912 Thorngate Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-2400
  • Budget Motel, 3220 W Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-1414
  • Chain Of Rocks Motel, 3228 Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-6600
  • Granite City Lodge, 1200 19TH St, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 876-2600
  • Greenway Motel, 701 E Chain Of Rocks, Granite City, IL 62040
  • Sun Motel, 3241 W Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-0241
  • Apple Valley Motel, 709 E Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-6085
  • Canal Motel, 3317 W Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, IL 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-0744
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Granite City, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.4

Granite City travel time to work - commute Granite City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Granite City city (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Madison County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$38,754$46,5051$2,614
Other Government Administration 9$36,504$48,67210$5,266
Judicial and Legal 1$6,830$81,9604$7,916
Police Protection - Officers 59$363,486$73,9290$0
Police - Other 5$18,154$43,5702$594
Firefighters 55$320,346$69,8940$0
Fire - Other 1$3,844$46,1280$0
Streets and Highways 31$145,942$56,4940$0
Solid Waste Management 2$9,532$57,1920$0
Sewerage 31$164,836$63,8070$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,254$39,0480$0
Other and Unallocable 23$86,218$44,98317$11,180
Totals for Government 228$1,197,700$63,03734$27,570

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.91% ($35,916 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.38% ($41,118)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($33,631)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($31,914 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.46% ($48,722)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($31,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granite City:

  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WEW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • WGNU (920 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: NORMAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granite City:

  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W211AD (90.1 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, INC.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFUN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHALTO, IL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBW-FM (89.7 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Granite City:

  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • K63FW (Channel 63; JAMESTOWN, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)
  • K59GP (Channel 59; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Granite City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 460m1,509ftTotal length
  • 75,625Total average daily traffic
  • 9,306Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21940-1949
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Granite City, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED164$78,074115$77,165531$89,72772$29,3205$530,80875$63,3271$38,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$75,6246$86,10234$99,4297$27,4370$02$23,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$100,80522$67,128155$87,29370$18,8230$014$62,7844$38,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$79,87013$95,47696$86,0509$43,5100$07$74,4290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$68,62323$86,4373$47,8030$01$86,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Granite City, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$105,90413$110,8150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$87,3504$103,2530$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$75,8752$77,5200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$94,3151$91,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$65,3751$101,2101$43,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 127
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Granite City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granite City, IL
Businesses in Granite City, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza2T-Mobile2
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell2
Fashion Bug1True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul2
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
GameStop1UPS8
H&R Block2Vans1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1

Granite City on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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