Granite Falls demographics profile

StatisticGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)89621891
Median age40.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Granite Falls, NC has a population of 4,686 and is the 6,748th largest city in the United States. The population density is 896 per sq mi which is 311% higher than the North Carolina average and 889% higher than the national average. The median age in Granite Falls is 40 which is approximately 5% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Granite Falls, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 72% of Granite Falls residents were born in North Carolina, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Granite Falls is 311% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Granite Falls is 5% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Granite Falls 90.67% of the population is White.
  • In Granite Falls 2.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Granite Falls 3.16% of the population is Asian.

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Granite Falls population breakdown by race

RaceGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American2.09%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.30%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.75%2.45%3.06%
Other race3.03%3.01%4.75%
In Granite Falls, 4.5% 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 Falls, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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