Granite City demographics profile

StatisticGranite CityIllinoisNational
Population29,66212,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,53322291
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%
Granite City, IL has a population of 29,662 and is the 1,446th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,533 per sq mi which is 589% higher than the Illinois average and 1592% higher than the national average. The median age in Granite City is 41 which is approximately 10% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Granite City, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 69% of Granite City residents were born in Illinois, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Granite City is 589% 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 or African American.
  • In Granite City 0.69% of the population is Asian.

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Granite City population breakdown by race

RaceGranite CityIllinoisNational
White89.96%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American5.89%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.

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