Granite City, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 28,746 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 14,367  (50.0%)
Females: 14,379  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62060.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,040 (it was $35,615 in 2000)
Granite City:

$48,040
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,777 (it was $17,691 in 2000)

Granite City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,196 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Granite City:

$84,196
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $97,466; detached houses: $98,543; townhouses or other attached units: $138,632; in 2-unit structures: $51,506; mobile homes: $30,570

Median gross rent in 2017: $681.

March 2019 cost of living index in Granite City: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.6% for Black residents, 31.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Granite City, IL (2017)
    • 24,61383.3%White alone
    • 2,2757.7%Hispanic
    • 1,7245.8%Black alone
    • 6352.1%Two or more races
    • 2520.9%Asian alone
    • 1130.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Granite City, Illinois as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Granite City is 325 to 1.


Crime rates in Granite City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(9.6)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(23.5)
4
(13.6)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
39
(124.9)
28
(90.9)
24
(78.4)
32
(104.3)
25
(81.4)
31
(102.5)
31
(103.5)
17
(57.1)
15
(50.9)
24
(83.0)
27
(93.9)
34
(118.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(80.1)
27
(87.7)
26
(85.0)
25
(81.5)
30
(97.7)
105
(347.1)
116
(387.5)
29
(97.4)
32
(108.7)
33
(114.2)
33
(114.8)
36
(125.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
147
(470.8)
104
(337.7)
98
(320.3)
104
(338.9)
90
(293.1)
22
(72.7)
26
(86.8)
119
(399.7)
123
(417.7)
133
(460.2)
156
(542.5)
148
(517.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
327
(1,047)
331
(1,075)
341
(1,115)
282
(919.1)
255
(830.5)
281
(928.8)
261
(871.8)
311
(1,045)
312
(1,060)
165
(571.0)
289
(1,005)
283
(989.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,033
(3,308)
922
(2,994)
800
(2,615)
756
(2,464)
658
(2,143)
490
(1,620)
591
(1,974)
509
(1,710)
493
(1,674)
367
(1,270)
525
(1,826)
316
(1,105)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
120
(384.3)
105
(341.0)
108
(353.0)
83
(270.5)
41
(133.5)
12
(39.7)
6
(20.0)
20
(67.2)
49
(166.4)
68
(235.3)
94
(326.9)
130
(454.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(64.1)
20
(64.9)
7
(22.9)
14
(45.6)
14
(45.6)
13
(43.0)
11
(36.7)
16
(53.7)
15
(50.9)
9
(31.1)
22
(76.5)
13
(45.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)473.7401.8369.7366.7320.7333.6358.0348.8338.5309.2394.5393.3

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City-data.com crime index in Granite City, IL

Crime rate in Granite City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 68 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Illinois average:

2.09
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Granite City, IL City Guides:

Ancestries: German (25.2%), American (11.1%), Irish (8.4%), English (5.8%), Italian (2.6%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/08/1896

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,723 people per square mile   (low).

Granite City, Illinois map

886 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,885 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,568 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 90.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -192 (-0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,063 (31.2%)

Area code: 618

Distribution of median household income in Granite City, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Granite City, IL in 2017
Granite City satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Granite City, IL residents
Average permit cost in Granite City, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Granite City, IL
Historical housing units in Granite City, IL
Most common industries in Granite City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.5%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Granite City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)

Average climate in Granite City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Granite City, Illinois average temperatures Granite City, Illinois average precipitation Granite City, Illinois humidity Granite City, Illinois wind speed Granite City, Illinois snowfall Granite City, Illinois sunshine Granite City, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Granite City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.248. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.744. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.744
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0856. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0856
U.S.:

0.0098

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 the 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 Granite 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 the 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 Granite 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 (13).
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

Hospitals and medical centers in Granite City:

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

  • COORDINATED YOUTH & HUMAN SERVICES (Students: 53, Location: 1611 W 3RD ST, Grades: 5-12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 3940 HIGHWAY 111, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Granite City:

  • PRATHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 454, Location: 2300 W 25TH ST, Grades: KG-4)
  • MARYVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 442, Location: 4651 MARYVILLE RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • FROHARDT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 410, Location: 2040 JOHNSON RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • WORTHEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 410, Location: 3200 MARYVILLE RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • COOLIDGE JUNIOR HIGH SCH (Students: 361, Location: 3231 NAMEOKI RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • GRIGSBY INTERMEDIATE SCH (Location: 3801 CARGILL RD, Grades: 5-6)
  • MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 316 E CHAIN OF ROCKS RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • WILSON ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 2400 WILSON AVE, Grades: KG-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Granite City:

  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 2300 PONTOON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 190, Location: 1900 SAINT CLAIR AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • METRO EAST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 56, Location: 4405 HIGHWAY 163, 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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Granite City:

Marital status in Granite City, IL
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Granite City:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Granite City
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

9.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Granite City:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Granite City:

20.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Granite City:

10.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Granite City:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Granite City:

35.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Granite City, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 54$335,832$74,6290$0
Firefighters 51$333,542$78,4800$0
Sewerage 30$170,964$68,3860$0
Streets and Highways 28$138,688$59,4380$0
Other and Unallocable 14$55,848$47,87017$9,830
Police - Other 14$62,454$53,5325$1,342
Other Government Administration 9$38,426$51,23510$5,266
Financial Administration 8$34,128$51,1921$2,720
Fire - Other 3$20,070$80,2800$0
Solid Waste Management 2$9,906$59,4360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,104$85,2483$6,744
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,450$41,4000$0
Totals for Government 215$1,210,412$67,55836$25,902

Granite City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $962,000 ($33.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($3.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,686,000 ($476.10)
    Police Protection: $8,855,000 ($308.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,172,000 ($249.50)
    Financial Administration: $6,158,000 ($214.22)
    Regular Highways: $4,214,000 ($146.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $621,000 ($21.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,335,000 ($46.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $488,000 ($16.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000 ($15.13)
    Police Protection: $169,000 ($5.88)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($3.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,606,000 ($542.89)

Granite City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,638,000 ($91.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $664,000 ($23.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $324,000 ($11.27)
    Interest Earnings: $87,000 ($3.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,069,000 ($280.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,706,000 ($372.43)
    Highways: $1,739,000 ($60.50)
    Public Welfare: $767,000 ($26.68)
  • Tax - Property: $16,683,000 ($580.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,780,000 ($96.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $945,000 ($32.87)
    Other License: $541,000 ($18.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($0.73)

Granite City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,624,000 ($1830.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,865,000 ($1699.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,096,000 ($351.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,338,000 ($220.48)

Granite City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,517,000 ($52.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,657,000 ($475.09)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($40,088 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,469)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.26% ($40,673)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.94% ($40,137 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($53,653)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.34% ($42,187)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Granite City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 79.3mTotal length
  • $970,000Total costs
  • 225,600Total average daily traffic
  • 43,570Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Granite City, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32010-2018
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 in Granite City, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Granite City, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 148. The highest number of reported fires - 216 took place in 2003, and the least - 56 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Granite City, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.4%), and Structure Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Granite City, IL
    • 96838.4%Outside Fires
    • 92536.7%Structure Fires
    • 36014.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 26610.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granite City, IL

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

  • Midwest Motel, 912 Thorngate Rd, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-2400
  • Budget Motel, 3220 W Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-1414
  • Granite City Lodge, 1200 19TH St, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 876-2600
  • Apple Valley Motel, 709 E Chain Of Rocks Rd, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 931-6085
  • Days Inn & Suites, 5105 Hwy 111, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-2727, Fax: (618) 797-2995
  • Econo Lodge Inns And Suites, 3236 W Chain Of Rock Rd, Granite City, Illinois 62040 , Phone: (618) 797-9835, Fax: (618) 797-9839
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Granite City, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Granite City, IL
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Granite City, IL
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Granite City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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