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Granite City is a township in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Granite City. For links to other places called Granite City, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Granite City is 38.714N. The longitude is -90.129W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,301.


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$35,615
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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21% of Granite City residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Granite City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Granite City was $17,691, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Granite City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Granite City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $341.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.


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Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Granite City political report.

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

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