Granite City, IL

29,662 Population
19.4 square miles 1,532.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,532.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.6%
was 54.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.6%
was 2.4%
 
Percent Under 18
22.0%
was 21.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.8%
was 17.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 7.9
Ranked 16th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
17.3%
was 17.0%
 
Median Household Income
$46,679
was $45,357
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42
42.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
13.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
590.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,900.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,036
was 13,868
 
Median Rent
$642
was $637
 
Total Building Permits
12
was 12
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,517
was 12,308
 
Homeownership Rate
67.2%
was 67.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
12
was 12
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
725.2
was 716.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.0%
was 27.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.9
was 0.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.8%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.0%
was 88.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.5%
was 14.6%
 

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