For population 25 years and over in Granite Falls:
For population 15 years and over in Granite Falls city:
58 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,412 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (13.5 miles , pop. 91,488).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (33.5 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (985.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Jordan Road-Canyon Creek, WA (1.4 miles ), Lake Bosworth, WA (1.6 miles ), Lochsloy, WA (1.8 miles ), Lake Stevens, WA (2.5 miles ), Machias, WA (2.6 miles ), Lake Roesiger, WA (2.7 miles ), West Lake Stevens, WA (2.9 miles ), North Marysville, WA (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 48.08 N, Longitude: 121.97 W
Area code: 360
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Granite Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,134 (+93.5%).
Work and jobs in Granite Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Granite Falls, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Granite Falls-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Granite Falls center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Granite Falls center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Snohomish County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Granite Falls:
Airports located in Granite Falls:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granite Falls:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Granite Falls:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Granite Falls and their reported violations in the past:PILAGUAMISH COMMUNITY CLUB (Population served: 255, Groundwater):
Past health violations:VERLOT PUBLIC SERVICE CENTER (Address: 33515 Mountain Loop Hwy , Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GREEN GABLES RESORT (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MASONIC PARK (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MOUNTAIN VIEW INN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SILVER FIR CAMPGROUND (Address: 33515 Mountain Loop Hwy , Population served: 63, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Granite Falls that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 37.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Granite Falls compared to Washington state average:
Banks with branches in Granite Falls (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Granite Falls (based on Snohomish County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 121
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Granite Falls government finances in 2002:
8.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,121 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($719 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,832 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,110 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Granite Falls:
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Granite Falls, Washington:
Granite Falls fatal accident list:
Dec 25, 1999 00:30 AM, 94767, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 6, 1998 00:29 AM, Jordanrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1998 11:18 PM, Sgraniteave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 2, 1977 07:40 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $4,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,148
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,658
Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic: 30,800
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Granite Falls)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Granite Falls, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Granite Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Granite Falls)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granite Falls, WA
Businesses in Granite Falls, WA
Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2013.