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Granite, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Granite is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 44.8103 and longitude -118.4192. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,695 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Granite, but most people and references simply refer to it as Granite, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Granite indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Granite (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Granite, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 39
Population in Households 39
Population in Familes 31
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (18.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (75.3%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $248,529


Median Household Income $25,899
Average Household Income $36,574
Per Capita Income $17,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.0%
Households 1.05% 0.0%
Families 3.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Granite, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granite to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 372 2nd
Population Density1 # 337 11th
Diversity Index2 # 315 17th
Median Household Income # 373 1st
Per Capita Income # 330 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.