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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Granite Quarry is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,947. Granite Quarry is in Rowan County. Living in Granite Quarry offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Granite Quarry and residents tend to be conservative.
About Granite Quarry...
Population
2,947

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$702
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Granite Quarry

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,528
National
$55,322
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Granite Quarry Reviews

2 reviews
My whole life I have reside in this small town in which I have come to love. It was a great town for me to grow up in, though it didn't always provide the most entertainment on a Friday night. The place hold many memories and will always be home not matter how far I go.
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It is very home style comfortable place with a consider able amount of jobs in the area. Living cost is not to much its do-able and the schools are good