- Granite Quarry, North Carolina
official_name = Granite Quarry, North Carolina
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Granite Quarry, North Carolina
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Rowan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 6.1
area_land_km2 = 6.1
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.4
area_land_sq_mi = 2.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2175
population_density_km2 = 357.0
population_density_sq_mi = 924.5
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 250
elevation_ft = 820
latd = 35 |latm = 36 |lats = 46 |latNS = N
longd = 80 |longm = 26 |longs = 40 |longEW = W
postal_code = 28072, 28146
area_code = 704, 980
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 37-27440GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0985922GR|3
website = [http://www.granitequarry.govoffice.com/ www.granitequarry.govoffice.com]
Granite Quarry is a town in Rowan County,
North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,175 at the 2000 census.
Granite Quarry is located at coor dms|35|36|46|N|80|26|40|W|city (35.612902, -80.444350)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,175 people, 871 households, and 627 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 924.5 people per square mile (357.3/km²). There were 940 housing units at an average density of 399.6/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.33% White, 8.28% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 1.01% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.29% of the population.
There were 871 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $41,645, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $32,286 versus $26,285 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $18,633. About 6.4% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.
Places of Education
East Rowan High School- Mustangs-
Charles Columbus Erwin Middle School- Eagles-
Granite Quarry Elementary School- Dragons-
Boy Scouts of America
Troop 379 is located on the property of Granite Quarry Elementary School.
* [http://www.granitequarry.govoffice.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.new-haven-baptist.org/ New Haven Baptist Church]
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