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Granite Quarry is a town in Rowan County, in the Salisbury metro area.

The community was named for local quarries.

The latitude of Granite Quarry is 35.612N. The longitude is -80.446W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,221.


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$41,645
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Former and merged names include:
· Woodside

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21% of Granite Quarry residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Granite Quarry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Granite Quarry was $18,633, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Granite Quarry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Granite Quarry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $916.


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Rowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Granite Quarry political report.

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The average commute time for Granite Quarry workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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