The City of Granite Falls had a population of 2,879 as of July 1, 2016. Granite Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Granite Falls is located at latitude 44.8108 and longitude -95.5391 in Yellow Medicine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Granite Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Yellow Medicine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Granite Falls are located in Yellow Medicine County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Chippewa County.
The City of Granite Falls (GNIS ID: 2394962) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Granite Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Granite Falls: City of Granite Falls.
|Population in Households||2,764|
|Population in Familes||2,159|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||115|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,416 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||907 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||378 (26.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||131 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,909|
|Average Home Value||$142,530|
|Median Household Income||$51,876|
|Average Household Income||$64,486|
|Per Capita Income||$28,140|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.21%|
|Per Capita Income||1.95%|
The table below compares Granite Falls to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 214||76th|
|Population Density1||# 359||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 179||80th|
|Median Household Income||# 480||47th|
|Per Capita Income||# 405||55th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.