Granite Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

2,654
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Granite Falls is a city located in Yellow Medicine County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Yellow Medicine County. With a 2020 population of 2,654, it is the 226th largest city in Minnesota and the 6644th largest city in the United States . Granite Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -8.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,897 in 2010. Granite Falls reached it's highest population of 3,451 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Granite Falls has a population density of 751 people per square mile.

The average household income in Granite Falls is $65,424 with a poverty rate of 15.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $125,300. The median age in Granite Falls is 42.6 years, 42.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Granite Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 89.96%
  • Native American: 6.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Granite Falls, Minnesota is 2,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,720.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,897.

Granite Falls, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,39389.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native1786.69%
Two or More Races562.11%
Black or African American301.13%
Some Other Race30.11%
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Granite Falls Population by Race

Granite Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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Granite Falls Median Age

42.6


Total

42.3


Male

42.7


Female

Granite Falls Adults

There are 2,145 adults, (592 of whom are seniors) in Granite Falls.

Granite Falls Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Granite Falls Sex Ratio

Female

1,379

51.84%

Male

1,281

48.16%

Granite Falls Population by Age

Granite Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Granite Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.9%8.1%
All64.3%35.7%
Female58%42%
Non Family30.5%69.5%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Granite Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1602.1964.3
Married5212.8791.9
Non Family4561.1230.5
Female1313.1258
Male522.42100

2.69

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Granite Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.52%
9th to 12th Grade1336.89%
High School Graduate70736.61%
Some College52727.29%
Associates Degree21411.08%
Bachelors Degree19910.31%
Graduate Degree1417.30%
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Granite Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Granite Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6891,593339
Native American156109
Hispanic37371
Black2727
2+ Races2222
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.07%.

Granite Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,443$53,929$26,792
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,858$32,143$23,375
Some College$40,875$57,740$28,162
Bachelors Degree$43,304$71,250$41,023
Graduate Degree$56,989$56,307$63,654

$37,443

Average Earnings

$53,929

Average Male

$26,792

Average Female

Granite Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Granite Falls Language by Age

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Granite Falls Language

98.87% of Granite Falls residents speak only English, while 1.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Granite Falls Language

Granite Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,22728712.89%
Native1614427.33%
Multiple512650.98%
Hispanic1352518.52%
Black2323100.00%

15.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.55%

Male Poverty Rate

20.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Granite Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Granite Falls is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Granite Falls is White, with 12.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.55%.

Granite Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.18%
High School19.12%
Some College12.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Granite Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed11.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.89%

Granite Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Granite Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,690$65,424
Families$73,929$81,018
Married Families$81,750-
Non Families$18,393$31,026
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Income by Household Type

Granite Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Granite Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Granite Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Granite Falls Marital Status by Race

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Granite Falls Marital Status

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167

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
First Gulf War29
Korea10
World War II5
Second Gulf War1

Granite Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6468
65 to 7442
75+41
35 to 5416
18 to 34

Granite Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1678.66%
Hispanic11.61%

Granite Falls Veterans by Race

Granite Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Granite Falls Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Granite Falls Employment by Age

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Granite Falls Employment by Race

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Granite Falls 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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80.90%

Born in Granite Falls

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Granite Falls residents were born in the United States, with 80.90% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Granite Falls Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,654-22-0.82%
20202,676-22-0.82%
20192,698-22-0.81%
20182,720-9-0.33%
20172,729-15-0.55%
20162,74450.18%
20152,739-31-1.12%
20142,770-25-0.89%
20132,795-21-0.75%
20122,816-42-1.47%
20112,858-40-1.38%
20102,898-172-0.57%
20003,070-13-0.04%
19903,083-368-1.12%
19803,4512260.68%
19703,2254971.69%
19602,7282170.83%
19502,5110.00%

Granite Falls Population by Year