Granite City, Illinois Population 2022

27,089
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Granite City is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 27,089, it is the 80th largest city in Illinois and the 1696th largest city in the United States. Granite City is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,563 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Granite City has a population density of 1,407 people per square mile.

The average household income in Granite City is $60,830 with a poverty rate of 18.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $83,100. The median age in Granite City is 41.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Granite City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Granite Citywas:

  • White: 83.60%
  • Black or African American: 11.89%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Granite City, Illinois is 27,089 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,563.

Granite City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Granite City Population by Race

Granite City Population Pyramid 2022

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Granite City Median Age

39.2


Total

37.2


Male

42.7


Female

Granite City Adults

There are 22,110 adults, (4,745 of whom are seniors) in Granite City.

Granite City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Granite City Sex Ratio

Female

14,209

49.75%

Male

14,354

50.25%

Granite City Population by Age

Granite City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Granite City Household Types

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Granite City Households and Families

2.99

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Granite City Households by Type

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Granite City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Granite City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 21.54%.

Granite City Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,663

Average Earnings

$44,118

Average Male

$29,838

Average Female

Granite City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Granite City Language by Age

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Granite City Language

94.66% of Granite City residents speak only English, while 5.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Granite City Language

Granite City Poverty by Race

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18.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.92%

Male Poverty Rate

22.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Granite City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Granite City is Native, with 90.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Granite City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.19%.

Granite City Poverty

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Granite City Poverty Rate by Education

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Granite City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Granite City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Granite City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Granite City Married by Age and Sex

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Granite City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Granite City Marital Status by Race

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Granite City Marital Status

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2,035

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Granite City Veterans by War

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Granite City Veterans by Age

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Granite City Veterans by Race

Granite City Veterans by Education

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7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Granite City Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Granite City Employment by Age

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Granite City Employment by Race

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Granite City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.40%

Born in Granite City

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.80%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Granite City residents were born in the United States, with 69.40% having been born in Illinois. 1.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Granite City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Granite City Population by Year