Granite Falls, North Carolina

Granite Falls, North Carolina

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Granite Falls, North Carolina
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Granite Falls, North Carolina


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = North Carolina
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Caldwell
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area_total_km2 = 11.2
area_land_km2 = 11.1
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 4.3
area_land_sq_mi = 4.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 4612
population_density_km2 = 417.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1080.4

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 363
elevation_ft = 1191
latd = 35 |latm = 48 |lats = 1 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 25 |longs = 59 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 28630
area_code = 828
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 37-27420GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1020491GR|3
website = [http://www.granitefallsnc.com/ www.granitefallsnc.com]
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Granite Falls is a town in Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 4,612 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Granite Falls is located at coor dms|35|48|1|N|81|25|59|W|city (35.800345, -81.432929)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.2 km²), of which, 4.3 square miles (11.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.16%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,612 people, 1,758 households, and 1,211 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,080.4 people per square mile (417.0/km²). There were 1,849 housing units at an average density of 433.1/sq mi (167.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.06% White, 2.34% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.95% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.07% of the population.

There were 1,758 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,596, and the median income for a family was $47,064. Males had a median income of $28,309 versus $21,374 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,750. About 5.7% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

Media

* [http://www.foothillsradio.com/ Kicks 103.3] , Kicks 103.3, local radio station.
* [http://www.foothillsradio.com/ WJRI] , News Talk 1340 WJRI, local radio station.
* [http://www.foothillsradio.com/ WKGX] , AM 1080 WKGX, local radio station.

Trivia

- Country music singer Eric Church hails from Granite Falls.- Famous music promoter Rick Hendrix hails from Granite Falls.

References

External links

* [http://www.granitefallsnc.com/ Official website of Granite Falls, NC]


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