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Granite Shoals, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Granite Shoals had a population of 4,981 as of July 1, 2016. Granite Shoals ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Granite Shoals is located at latitude 30.5897 and longitude -98.3776 in Burnet County. The formal boundaries for the City of Granite Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.52 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Burnet County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Granite Shoals (GNIS ID: 2410644) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Granite Shoals is located within Marble Falls Division of Burnet County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Granite Shoals population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Granite Shoals, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,981
Population in Households 4,981
Population in Familes 4,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,103
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 1,706
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,275 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 772 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $133,626
Average Home Value $258,889


Median Household Income $37,315
Average Household Income $53,790
Per Capita Income $18,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.43%
Households -0.03% 0.31%
Families -0.06% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Granite Shoals, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granite Shoals to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 401 77th
Population Density1 # 648 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 233 87th
Median Household Income # 1247 29th
Per Capita Income # 1272 27th

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