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Population in 2012: 4,665 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 

Males: 2,123  (45.5%)
Females: 2,542  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28630.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,623 (it was $38,596 in 2000)
Granite Falls:

$39,623
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,044

Granite Falls town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,989 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Granite Falls:

$107,989
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $134,793; Detached houses: $137,809; In 2-unit structures: $109,447; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,969; Mobile homes: $76,666

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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Granite Falls races chart
  • White alone - 4,304 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 247 (5.2%)
  • Black alone - 80 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Granite Falls: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.9%), German (17.4%), English (8.1%), Irish (7.5%), Arab (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 4.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,093 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Granite Falls:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite Falls town:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

304 residents are foreign born

This town:  6.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Granite Falls, North Carolina as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Granite Falls to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $997 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $558 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (40.3 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (53.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (449.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rhodhiss, NC (1.4 miles ), Sawmills, NC (1.7 miles ), Northlakes, NC (2.0 miles ), Hudson, NC (2.1 miles ), Icard, NC (2.3 miles ), Connelly Springs, NC (2.4 miles ), Hildebran, NC (2.4 miles ), Long View, NC (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.80 N, Longitude: 81.43 W

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Granite Falls by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.021.921.70.00.00.0
Rapes 1013050211
per 100,000 21.30.021.464.60.0109.40.043.820.921.1
Robberies 0132225113
per 100,000 0.021.064.343.142.943.8108.621.920.963.4
Assaults 023129728610
per 100,000 0.042.064.3258.3193.0153.243.4175.0125.5211.3
Burglaries 5196452955137565040
per 100,000 106.6398.61372.51119.52036.91116.0803.31225.11045.6845.3
Thefts 43829286132220206243294242
per 100,000 916.81720.21973.01851.52830.24814.04472.45316.16148.15114.1
Auto thefts 4105125698184
per 100,000 85.3209.8107.2258.3107.2131.3195.4175.0376.484.5
Arson 0121000020
per 100,000 0.021.042.921.50.00.00.00.041.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.9) 70.8133.4242.4301.2328.7474.9349.1404.9413.6362.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Granite Falls, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +952 (+26.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Granite Falls, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Granite Falls-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Granite Falls town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 8.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granite Falls-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Granite Falls center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Granite Falls center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granite Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Rick Hendrix - Songwriter.

Main business address for: BANK OF GRANITE CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Granite Falls:

  • VOCA-LAUREL GROUP HOME (Hospital, 51 LAUREL STREET)
  • CAMELOT MANOR NURSING CARE FAC (Nursing Home, 100 SUNSET ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Granite Falls:

  • BRIAN CENTER OF HICKORY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • VALDESE GENERAL HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; VALDESE, NC)
  • COLLEGE PINES HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CONNELLYS SPRINGS, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Granite Falls, NC

Local government website: www.granitefallsnc.com

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

  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 5 miles; Hudson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,172)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 11 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 2,135)
  • Appalachian State University (about 32 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 36 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Gaston College (about 38 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 41 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 52 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Home of Grammy and Dove nominated songwriter Rick Hendrix

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Notable location: Granada Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Granite Falls include: Clove Church (A), Concord Baptist Church (B), Granite Falls First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pinecrest Cemetery (1), Sunset Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Old Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Davie County - Nc Clerk Of Court (140 North Main).

 
Caldwell 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.62
U.S.:

3.63

Drinking water stations with addresses in Granite Falls that have no violations reported:

  • BATON WATER CORPORATION (Population served: 6510, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Granite Falls, NC

104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
168 people in nursing homes in 2000

Granite Falls compared to North Carolina state average:

Granite Falls, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Granite Falls (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Granite Falls Branch at 115 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Parkway Bank: Granite Falls Branch at 45 Falls Avenue, branch established on 2008/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.7 mil, Deposits: $107.0 mil, headquarters in Lenoir, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Granite Falls Branch at Falls Avenue And Chestnut Street, branch established on 1970/09/14. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Granite Falls Walmart at 4780 Hickory Boulevard, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Bank of Granite: Bank Of Granite at 23 North Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.5 mil, Deposits: $688.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Granite Falls travel time to work - commute


Granite Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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Religion statistics for Granite Falls town (based on Caldwell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.43%
Here61.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents75.7%11.0%2.5%2.3%1.7%
Congregations53.2%16.5%3.6%4.3%5.0%
NameCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%0.5%0.5%2.7%
Congregations0.7%2.2%0.7%1.4%12.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Caldwell County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Caldwell County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Caldwell County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

29.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$12,066$28,9580$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,412$49,6480$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$29,564$29,5640$0
Police - Other 2$3,407$20,4428$3,208
Firefighters 6$18,770$37,5404$1,875
Streets and Highways 2$4,122$24,7320$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,075$28,9800$0
Sewerage 4$12,480$37,4400$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,680$30,7203$547
Water Supply 4$10,838$32,5142$3,310
Electric Power 5$18,037$43,2891$390
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$782
Totals for Government 51$141,451$33,28320$10,112

Granite Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $382,000 ($81.89)
    Electric Utilities: $357,000 ($76.53)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($19.72)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($10.29)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,959,000 ($848.66)
    Liquor Stores: $673,000 ($144.27)
    Sewerage: $652,000 ($139.76)
    Police Protection: $600,000 ($128.62)
    Fire Protection: $348,000 ($74.60)
    Regular Highways: $309,000 ($66.24)
    Water Utilities: $279,000 ($59.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $264,000 ($56.59)
    Central Staff Services: $239,000 ($51.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($28.94)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($3.43)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($6.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($11.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $4,000 ($0.86)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $6,000 ($1.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $62,000 ($13.29)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($8.15)
    Central Staff: $20,000 ($4.29)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($3.64)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($3.22)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,716,000 ($367.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($15.22)

Granite Falls government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $848,000 ($181.78)
    All Other: $72,000 ($15.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($11.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($1.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $216,000 ($46.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $505,000 ($108.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($18.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($13.29)
    Rents: $15,000 ($3.22)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,077,000 ($873.95)
    Liquor Stores: $752,000 ($161.20)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($77.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $359,000 ($76.96)
    General Support: $167,000 ($35.80)
    Highways: $165,000 ($35.37)
  • Tax - Property: $1,008,000 ($216.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $123,000 ($26.37)
    NEC: $18,000 ($3.86)

Granite Falls government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,191,000 ($255.31)
    Electric Utilities: $399,000 ($85.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $878,000 ($188.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($10.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $956,000 ($204.93)
    Other, NEC: $816,000 ($174.92)
    Electric Utilities: $371,000 ($79.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $185,000 ($39.66)
    Other, NEC: $62,000 ($13.29)
    Electric Utilities: $28,000 ($6.00)

Granite Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,962,000 ($634.94)

4.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Catawba County, NC  1.04% ($29,689 average AGI)
from Burke County, NC  0.89% ($27,234)
from Watauga County, NC  0.19% ($34,232)


4.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Catawba County, NC  1.09% ($28,517 average AGI)
to Burke County, NC  0.81% ($26,138)
to Alexander County, NC  0.18% ($41,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granite Falls:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WYCV (900 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE FALLS, NC; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WSVM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALDESE, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granite Falls:

  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Granite Falls:

  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBL-LP (Channel 53; LENOIR, NC; Owner: SOUND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Granite Falls, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Granite Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 39,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,056

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Granite Falls)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Granite Falls, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HUDSON, 2500 Baker Cir (Lat: 35.825944 Lon: -81.469806), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WMT285
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2010, Certifier: Douglas J Minster
    Registrant: Allied Wireless Communications Corporation, 1001 Technology Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223, Phone: (501) 448-1249, Fax: (501) 448-1580, Email:
  • Clover, 180 No Main Street (Lat: 35.806806 Lon: -81.447306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPQL383
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2000, Expiration Date: 05/09/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2010, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Granite Falls, NC, Lat: 35.877222 Lon: -81.473333, Call Sign: WPRS597
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2011, Certifier: Karen A Maye
    Registrant: United Telecom Council, 1140 Connecticut Ave., Suite 1140, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0031, Fax: (202) 331-7639, Email:
  • GRANITE FALL, Falls Avenue (Lat: 35.800278 Lon: -81.426472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQIP318, Licensee ID: L00004523
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2008, Expiration Date: 04/02/2018, Certifier: Richard Jenkins
    Registrant: Caldwell County, Nc, 2351 Sw Morganton Blvd, Lenoir, NC 28645, Phone: (828) 758-2324, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Granite Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Granite Falls)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$111,8375$155,74824$151,2901$53,5703$142,7131$73,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$281,9300$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,7502$62,0958$178,7081$24,5301$61,2501$64,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$262,3605$134,8220$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$109,4300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00 , 0314.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$144,3601$127,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$125,3900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00 , 0314.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Granite Falls


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granite Falls, NC
Businesses in Granite Falls, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Kincaid1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Radawan Hall (11)
  • Mark E. Conner (10)
  • Timothy S. Cline (8)
  • Mark Edward Conner (6)
  • James M. Wilson (5)
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Total of 72 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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