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Granite Quarry is a town in Rowan County, in the Salisbury metro area.
The community was named for local quarries.
The latitude of Granite Quarry is 35.612N. The longitude is -80.446W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,221.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Granite Quarry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rowan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28072 ZIP code.
21% of Granite Quarry residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Granite Quarry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Granite Quarry was $18,633, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Granite Quarry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Granite Quarry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $916.
Rowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Granite Quarry political report.
The average commute time for Granite Quarry workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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