|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Granite City is 27,484. Granite City, Illinois is the 1,417th largest city in the US.
Granite City is located entirely in Madison County.
The peak population of Granite City was in 1990, when its population was 33,132. In 1990, Granite City was the 839th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,417th largest city in the US. Granite City is currently 17.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Granite City has shrunk 13.9% since the year 2000. Granite City, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Granite City has a population density of 1,547.5 people per square mile.
|1439||Round Lake Beach||27,081||3.5%|
|1417||Granite City, Illinois||27,484||-13.9%|
|1418||New Lenox, Illinois||27,477||49.5%|
|1420||Twentynine Palms, California||27,435||-5.1%|
|1421||Lemon Grove, California||27,413||9.8%|
The total voting age population of Granite City, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,042. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.6% of the residents of Granite City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Granite City are 84.7% White, 10.6% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.3% Other, 0.6% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 7.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Granite City, 19.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.6%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Granite City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.4% of Granite City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.3% of Granite City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Granite City residents aged 5 and older, 5.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Granite City is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Granite City, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Granite City is $51,469.
In Granite City, 64.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.6% of housing units in Granite City.
Of all the housing units in Granite City, 21.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Granite City, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 630 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Granite City is $728.
In Granite City, 81.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.