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Granite is in Salt Lake County, in the Salt Lake City metro area.
The community was named for its granite quarries
The latitude of Granite is 40.573N. The longitude is -111.805W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,131 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,018.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Granite demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Salt Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salt Lake City-Ogden area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84092 ZIP code.
16% of Granite residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $40,098, compared with $21,587 nationally.
56% 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 $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,733.
Salt Lake 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 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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