StatisticGranite CityIllinoisNational
Population29,66212,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,53322891
Median age41.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English95%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Granite City is 572% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Granite City is 10% higher than Illinois
  • In Granite City 89.96% of the population is White
  • In Granite City 5.89% of the population is Black
  • In Granite City 0.69% of the population is Asian

Compare Granite City, IL Demographics

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      Granite City population breakdown by race

      RaceGranite CityIllinoisNational
      White89.96%72.14%73.35%
      Black5.89%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.69%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.38%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.14%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.86%5.86%4.75%
      In Granite City, 5.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Granite City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Granite City, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).