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Population (year 2000): 31,301. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,796 (-1.6% change)
Males: 15,039 (48.0%), Females: 16,262 (52.0%)

Madison County

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Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $35,615 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,200 (year 2000)

Granite City, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Granite City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (17.0%), United States (10.4%), English (9.8%), French (4.2%), Italian (4.0%).

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Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Granite City

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite City city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,899 (-5.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (273.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.8 miles Madison, IL (4.0 miles Venice, Beach, IL (4.8 miles Pontoon IL Brooklyn, (4.9 miles City, IL (5.0 miles Fairmont Village, MO (5.5 miles Glasgow MO (6.0 miles Riverview, Park, IL (6.5 miles Washington


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

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 90.13 W

Area code: 618


Granite City, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.1%), Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,790 (+8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,633 (40.6%)


 

Crime in Granite City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 3 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.2 9.6 3.2 3.2
Rapes 25 24 25 25 25 33
    per 100,000 79.9 76.7 79.9 79.9 79.9 105.4
Robberies 17 16 19 19 19 47
    per 100,000 54.3 51.1 60.7 60.7 60.7 150.2
Assaults 150 172 141 164 141 146
    per 100,000 479.2 549.5 450.5 523.9 450.5 466.4
Burglaries 331 277 313 343 313 342
    per 100,000 1057.5 885.0 1000.0 1095.8 1000.0 1092.6
Thefts 1,092 1,090 1,038 1,080 1,038 982
    per 100,000 3488.7 3482.3 3316.2 3450.4 3316.2 3137.3
Auto thefts 138 129 131 148 131 148
    per 100,000 440.9 412.1 418.5 472.8 418.5 472.8
392.9 390.1 379.6 417.1 379.6 423.5


Average climate in Granite City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Granite

Granite City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1981, a category 4 (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 4 tornado 3.6 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.


Hospital/medical center in Granite City:
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (2100 MADISON AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Granite City:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF EAST ST LOUIS (about 7 miles; EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL)
  • TOUCHETTE REGIONAL HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; CENTREVILLE, IL)
  • CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST (about 10 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Granite City:
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 14 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: STL)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 25 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; ID: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Granite City:
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: CPS)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; ID: H49)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 23 miles; ST JACOB, IL; ID: 3K6)

Amtrak stations near Granite City:
  • 9 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.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 13 $29,956 $27,651 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 50 $215,448 $51,707 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $4,166 $49,992 3 $4,916
Other Government Administration 19 $65,638 $41,455 1 $1,078
Financial Administration 10 $25,992 $31,190 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,008 $36,096 2 $1,486
Sewerage 29 $115,286 $47,704 0 $0
Welfare 13 $36,886 $34,048 1 $2,036
Streets and Highways 22 $81,574 $44,494 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,124 $37,488 0 $0
Firefighters 51 $226,872 $53,381 0 $0
Totals for Government 210 $807,950 $46,168 7 $9,516


College/University in Granite City:
  • SANFORD-BROWN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 3237 W CHAIN OF ROCKS RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granite City:
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 9 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 12 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 12 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 13 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 13 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 10,038)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,939)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; GODFREY, IL; FT enrollment: 3,451)
Public high school in Granite City:
  • GRANITE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,331; Location: 3101 MADISON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Granite City:
  • COLONIAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 2450 PONTOON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 3940 HIGHWAY 111; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Granite City:
  • COOLIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,084; Location: 3231 NAMEOKI RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRIGSBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 3801 OLD CARGILL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRATHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 2300 W 25TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARYVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 4651 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 316 E CHAIN OF ROCKS; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WILSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 2400 WILSON AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NIEDRINGHAUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 2901 STATE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FROHARDT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 2040 JOHNSON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WORTHEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 3200 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Granite City:
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 1900 ST CLAIR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 2300 PONTOON ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRI CITY ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHILD (Students: 100; Location: 3400 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG - KG; Girls only)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 4401 HIGHWAY 162; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Granite City:
  • GRANITE CITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,248,392; Location: 2001 DELMAR AVENUE; 133,412 books; 6,009 audio materials; 3,573 video materials; 345 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Granite City: Granite City Public Library (A), Granite City City Hall (B), Fire Station Number 1 (C), Lincoln Place Community House (D).

Shopping Center: Bellemore Village Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Granite City include: Armenian Apostolic Church (A), Second Baptist Church (B), Saint Peters Evangelical and Reformed Church (C), Bethel Chapel Pentecostal Church (D), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint John United Church of Christ (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First United Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemeteries: Kirkpatrick Cemetery (1), Saint Johns United Church of Christ Old Cemetery (2), Saint John United Church of Christ (3), Odd Fellows Cemetery (4), New Methodist Cemetery (5), Emmert Cemetery (6).

Park in Granite City: Wilson Park (1).


Granite City compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • 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)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • WESL (1490 AM; 1 kW; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: M&R ENTERPRISES, 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)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • W50CH (Channel 50; ALTON, IL; Owner: LIBERTY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • K62EG (Channel 62; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ETERNAL FAMILY NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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