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Granite is a town in Greer County.
The community was named for rock formations in the nearby Wichita Mountains
The latitude of Granite is 34.962N. The longitude is -99.38W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,897.
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16% of Granite residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Granite ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Granite was $12,599, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Granite residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Granite, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $176. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $498.
Greer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Granite political report.
The average commute time for Granite workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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