Granite City, IL Population

Population: 31,301. Estimated population in July 2020: 30,796 (-1.6% change)
Males: 15,039 (48.0%), Females: 16,262 (52.0%)

Madison County

Zip code: 62040

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $35,615
Median house value: $57,200

Races in Granite City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (17.0%), United States (10.4%), English (9.8%), French (4.2%), Italian (4.0%).

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 16.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Granite City

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite City city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,899 (-5.7%).

Hospital/medical center in Granite City:

  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (2100 MADISON AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Granite City:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF EAST ST LOUIS (about 7 miles; EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL)
  • TOUCHETTE REGIONAL HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; CENTREVILLE, IL)
  • CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST (about 10 miles; SAINT LOUIS, MO)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Granite City:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 14 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 25 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Granite City:

  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 23 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
Amtrak stations near Granite City:

  • 9 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 13 miles: ALTON (3400 COLLEGE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
College/University in Granite City:

  • SANFORD-BROWN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 107; Location: 3237 W CHAIN OF ROCKS RD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granite City:

  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 9 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 12 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 12 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 13 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 13 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
Public high school in Granite City:

  • GRANITE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,331; Location: 3101 MADISON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Granite City:

  • COLONIAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 2450 PONTOON RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 3940 HIGHWAY 111; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Granite City:

  • COOLIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,084; Location: 3231 NAMEOKI RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GRIGSBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 3801 OLD CARGILL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PRATHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 2300 W 25TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MARYVILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 4651 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 316 E CHAIN OF ROCKS; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WILSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 2400 WILSON AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • NIEDRINGHAUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 2901 STATE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FROHARDT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 2040 JOHNSON RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WORTHEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 3200 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Granite City:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 1900 ST CLAIR AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 2300 PONTOON ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRI CITY ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHILD (Students: 100; Location: 3400 MARYVILLE RD; Grades: KG – KG; Girls only)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 4401 HIGHWAY 162; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Granite City:

  • GRANITE CITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,248,392; Location: 2001 DELMAR AVENUE; 133,412 books; 6,009 audio materials; 3,573 video materials; 345 serial subscriptions)

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