Granite, Utah

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Population in 2010: 1,932. Population change since 2000: -4.3%
Males: 1,053  (54.5%)
Females: 879  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84092.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $86,468 (it was $108,343 in 2000)
Granite:

$86,468
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $48,860 (it was $40,098 in 2000)

Granite CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $686,777 (it was $299,100 in 2000)
Granite:

$686,777
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $862,041; Detached houses: $860,458

Median gross rent in 2016: $979.

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  • Races in Granite, UT (2010)

    Granite races chart
    • 1,78292.2%White alone
    • 593.1%Hispanic
    • 462.4%Asian alone
    • 221.1%Two or more races
    • 120.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.5%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Granite: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (43.8%), English (14.1%), German (12.7%), Danish (9.8%), Scottish (3.8%), Iranian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5140 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,315 people per square mile   (low).

Granite,UT real estate house value index trend

Granite, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Granite:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite CDP:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

42 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia, 2.6% Europe).

This place:

4.4%
Utah:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,925 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $5,924 (0.7%)

Granite satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sandy, UT (2.6 miles , pop. 88,418).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (354.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (487.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Little Cottonwood Creek Valley, UT (1.5 miles ), Sandy, UT (1.6 miles ), White City, UT (1.7 miles ), Cottonwood Heights, UT (1.8 miles ), Cottonwood, UT (2.2 miles ), Midvale, UT (2.3 miles ), Draper, UT (2.3 miles ), Cottonwood West, UT (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 111.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Granite household income distribution Granite home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Granite, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Granite-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 275% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 282.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 299.1 miles away from Granite center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 363.7 miles away from Granite center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 341.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Salt Lake County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granite topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Granite:

  • CANYON CREEK HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • ALTA VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • GUARDIAN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • TOTAL KNEE AND HIP REHABILITATION (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDY, UT)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-CROSS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDY, UT)

Amtrak station near Granite:

  • 15 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granite:

  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 8 miles; Murray, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 9 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 10 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 12 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 14 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 15 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Utah Valley University (about 21 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)

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Church in Granite: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.390. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0394. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.0%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Utah average:

10.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Granite CDP (based on Salt Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other622,8071,452
Catholic84,34224
Evangelical Protestant27,497144
Mainline Protestant12,78938
Orthodox5,3527
Black Protestant1,3026
None275,566-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 146
Salt Lake County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Salt Lake County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Salt Lake County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 558
Here:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Salt Lake County:

22.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Granite:

49.1%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Granite:

43.9%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Granite:

20.6%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Granite:

28.3%
State:

31.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.3%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Granite:

75.7%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Granite, UT Residents

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Utah County, UT  0.80% ($35,270 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.56% ($35,770)
from Weber County, UT  0.18% ($33,854)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($632 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.05%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Utah County, UT  0.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.53% ($41,813)
to Weber County, UT  0.16% ($31,898)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granite:

  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KSOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granite:

  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-FM (89.1 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KURR (99.5 FM; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEE-FM (98.7 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Granite:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KSL-TV (Channel 5; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KJZZ-TV (Channel 14; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KTVX (Channel 4; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTU (Channel 13; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K66FN (Channel 66; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUCL-LP (Channel 26; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE BROADCASTING)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$280,4402$319,41024$235,8841$148,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$254,8030$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$282,0040$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$298,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$152,8600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1126.16

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,7001$188,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1126.16

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Granite compared to Utah state average:

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

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  • #55 (84092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (84092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (84092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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