Granite Quarry, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Granite Quarry, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Granite Quarry had a population of 3,096 as of July 1, 2018. Granite Quarry ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Granite Quarry is located at latitude 35.6126 and longitude -80.4485 in Rowan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Granite Quarry (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rowan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Town of Granite Quarry (GNIS ID: 2406602) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Granite Quarry is located within Township of Gold Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rowan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Granite Quarry: Woodside.

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Granite Quarry, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,096
Population in Households 3,091
Population in Familes 2,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,078
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $53,606
Average Household Income $70,291
Per Capita Income $27,695


Total Housing Units 1,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 876 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $169,917
Average Home Value $192,551


Total Households 1,201
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 880
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.64%
Households 0.43% 0.54%
Families 0.22% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Granite Quarry, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granite Quarry to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 246 67th
Population Density # 200 73rd
Diversity Index # 562 24th
Median Household Income # 193 74th
Per Capita Income # 235 68th

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