Granite Quarry, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,951 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.7%
Males: 1,364  (46.2%)
Females: 1,587  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,001 (it was $41,645 in 2000)
Granite Quarry:

$46,001
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,193 (it was $18,633 in 2000)

Granite Quarry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $143,006 (it was $105,000 in 2000)
Granite Quarry:

$143,006
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $150,327; Detached houses: $153,039; Mobile homes: $45,469

Median gross rent in 2012: $704.

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Granite Quarry races chart
  • White alone - 2,501 (85.4%)
  • Black alone - 240 (8.2%)
  • Hispanic - 116 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Granite Quarry: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), United States (11.8%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 802 feet

Land area: 2.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,254 people per square mile   (low).

Granite Quarry,NC real estate house value index trend

Granite Quarry, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Granite Quarry:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite Quarry town:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

92 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Granite Quarry, North Carolina as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Granite Quarry to the number of sex offenders is 1,467 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,372 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,013 (0.8%)

Granite Quarry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (16.9 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (35.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (419.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Faith, NC (1.4 miles ), Salisbury, NC (2.1 miles ), Rockwell, NC (2.1 miles ), East Spencer, NC (2.2 miles ), Spencer, NC (2.4 miles ), China Grove, NC (2.8 miles ), Landis, NC (3.2 miles ), Township 6, Rimertown, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.61 N, Longitude: 80.44 W

Granite Quarry household income distribution Granite Quarry home values distribution

Property values in Granite Quarry, NC


Crime rates in Granite Quarry by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2009 2011
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002002
per 100,000 0.00.00.088.50.00.067.4
Robberies 1011210
per 100,000 45.20.044.344.287.843.90.0
Assaults 5023148
per 100,000 226.00.088.7132.743.9175.6269.6
Burglaries 17131517253030
per 100,000 768.5578.3664.9751.91097.91316.91011.1
Thefts 26226633504580
per 100,000 1175.4978.62925.51459.52195.91975.42696.3
Auto thefts 2279374
per 100,000 90.489.0310.3398.1131.8307.3134.8
Arson 1010100
per 100,000 45.20.044.30.043.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.5) 173.390.1228.0263.3218.6253.6308.9

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

Crime rate in Granite Quarry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +623 (+40.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Granite Quarry, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Granite Quarry-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Granite Quarry town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granite Quarry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.7 miles away from Granite Quarry center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 136.6 miles away from Granite Quarry center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rowan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granite Quarry topographic map

Birthplace of: Vern Benson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Granite Quarry:

  • STONERIDGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT TRINITY OAKS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • SALISBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF SALISBURY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • BRIGHTMOOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS NSG AND REH ROWA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • MAGNOLIA ESTATES SKILLED CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPENCER, NC)

Amtrak stations near Granite Quarry:

  • 5 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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

  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 3 miles; Salisbury, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • Stanly Community College (about 23 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 23 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 24 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 27 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 28 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 33 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)

Public high schools in Granite Quarry:

Public elementary/middle schools in Granite Quarry:

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Cemetery: Wittenberg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Rowan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 4.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Granite Quarry and their reported violations in the past:

JIMMY`S LAKESIDE RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-29-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-20-2008 to MAR-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.4%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% 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:  74.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
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

Granite Quarry, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Granite Quarry compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Granite Quarry (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: at 138 North Salisbury Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $570.2 mil, Deposits: $434.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Granite Quarry town (based on Rowan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.59%
Here: 48.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents34.2%20.9%17.5%6.2%5.5%
Congregations27.6%15.8%16.8%7.7%6.1%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%1.7%1.4%1.2%6.9%
Congregations0.5%4.1%2.6%1.0%17.9%
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: 23
Rowan County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Rowan County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Rowan County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rowan County:

29.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.1%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,171
Other Government Administration 3$10,576$42,3041$917
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,421$32,8424$3,308
Firefighters 3$6,713$26,85222$5,827
Other and Unallocable 1$3,436$41,2322$3,281
Totals for Government 13$37,146$34,28930$14,504

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $216,000 ($73.20)
    Central Staff Services: $183,000 ($62.01)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($60.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($36.60)
    Fire Protection: $97,000 ($32.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($6.78)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($5.08)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $47,000 ($15.93)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($7.46)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($4.07)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($3.73)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($3.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $258,000 ($87.43)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($8.47)
    All Other: $8,000 ($2.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $132,000 ($44.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $257,000 ($87.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($15.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $39,000 ($13.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $76,000 ($25.75)
    General Support: $67,000 ($22.70)
    All Other: $7,000 ($2.37)
  • Tax - Property: $427,000 ($144.70)
    NEC: $13,000 ($4.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $97,000 ($32.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $78,000 ($26.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $19,000 ($6.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,621,000 ($549.31)

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cabarrus County, NC  1.15% ($28,311 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.50% ($31,704)
from Iredell County, NC  0.34% ($33,238)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Rowan County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cabarrus County, NC  1.31% ($27,444 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.61% ($33,065)
to Iredell County, NC  0.33% ($31,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granite Quarry:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSAT (1280 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTP (1490 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: ROWAN MEDIA INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WRNA (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHINA GROVE, NC; Owner: SOUTH ROWAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granite Quarry:

  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W267AG (101.3 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGR-FM (93.3 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Granite Quarry:

  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Granite Quarry, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Granite Quarry fatal accident list:

Oct 10, 1997 10:00 AM, Us52, Vehicles: 6, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 2
Aug 1, 1976 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Granite Quarry)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Balfour Quarry Rd & Main St (Lat: 35.604861 Lon: -80.441444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNNI613
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/1997, Expiration Date: 03/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2001, Certifier: Steven D Jacoby
    Registrant: Trott Communications Group Inc, 1425 Greenway Dr Ste 350, Irving, TX 75038, Fax: (214) 580-0641
  • 310 Hill St (Lat: 35.604861 Lon: -80.441722), Structure height: 146 m, Call Sign: WNUR969
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/16/2021
    Registrant: City Of Salisbury, 132 N. Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, Phone: (704) 638-5399, Fax: (704) 638-8408, Email:
  • Hill St (Lat: 35.604861 Lon: -80.441444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Call Sign: WPHA372
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2000, Expiration Date: 04/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Als Knob On Hill St (Lat: 35.604861 Lon: -80.441444), Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WNZS658, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2007, Expiration Date: 06/18/2017, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 310 Hill Street (Lat: 35.604722 Lon: -80.441667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNAO340
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/31/2020
    Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assitance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • Hill St (Lat: 35.605000 Lon: -80.441667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 147.9 m, Overall height: 153.7 m, Call Sign: WQLR285
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.662 MHz, 859.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2011, Certifier: James L Wheaton
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 138 N Salisbury Ave (Lat: 35.614306 Lon: -80.446444), Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WNTL895
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/1997, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 279-7291
  • STATION, 110 E Bank St (Lat: 35.613194 Lon: -80.445889), Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WNTL896
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/1997, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 279-7291
  • ALS KNOB TWR, End Of Hill Rd (Lat: 35.605000 Lon: -80.441667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 147.9 m, Overall height: 153.7 m, Call Sign: WPZM296, Licensee ID: L00113219
    Assigned Frequencies: 10563.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2004, Expiration Date: 02/09/2014, Certifier: Mike Crowell
    Registrant: City Of Salisbury, 123 N. Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144, Phone: (704) 638-5314, Fax: (704) 638-8401, Email:
  • ALS KNOB, 310 Hill Street (Lat: 35.605139 Lon: -80.441750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 153.7 m, Call Sign: WQRI307, Licensee ID: L00002011
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/17/2023, Certifier: Rob Robinson
    Registrant: Rowan County, 232 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144, Phone: (704) 216-8510, Fax: (704) 216-8507, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB4QE, Licensee ID: L00254518
    Grant Date: 01/14/2004, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Certifier: Richard J Jones
    Registrant: Richard J Jones, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
  • Call Sign: KD4UVS
    Grant Date: 12/22/1992, Expiration Date: 12/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2004
    Registrant: James T Stewart, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
  • Call Sign: KF4OYM
    Grant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 02/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2009
    Registrant: Andrew D Griffin, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
  • Call Sign: KF4RJV, Licensee ID: L01260158
    Grant Date: 03/22/2007, Expiration Date: 05/02/2017, Certifier: Jerry W Dixon
    Registrant: Jerry W Dixon, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
  • Call Sign: KI4GBR, Licensee ID: L00880992
    Grant Date: 06/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014, Certifier: Christopher E Ridgell
    Registrant: Christopher E Ridgell, Granite Quarry, NC 28072

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$131,02522$112,30663$107,6472$39,0851$113,4507$80,673
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$108,6304$89,4650$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$116,07018$118,5392$5,9650$01$147,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$116,1157$107,1760$00$01$64,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$57,8702$152,4050$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0510.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$126,2518$143,8411$68,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$100,6303$120,1330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$101,5201$103,5500$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0510.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Most common first names in Granite Quarry, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1868.7 years
John1675.1 years
Mary1578.1 years
William1173.3 years
Charles971.4 years
Robert966.0 years
Annie778.3 years
Harold672.8 years
Sarah572.6 years
Willie564.0 years
Most common last names in Granite Quarry, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lyerly1580.1 years
Brown1274.5 years
Peeler1276.6 years
Cauble972.1 years
Trexler974.8 years
Morgan877.5 years
Holshouser870.2 years
Powell860.4 years
Martin774.6 years
Jones673.5 years

Businesses in Granite Quarry, NC

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