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Living In Granite City, IL

Granite City, a small city in Illinois, has a population of slightly more than 29,000. Retirees can expect to feel right at home, as they account for 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Most residents own their homes in Granite City, and 34% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $693 a month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Illinois. Each month, renters in Granite City will pay around $359 less compared to the state average.

Many Granite City residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries account for 18% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Granite City workers bring in an average annual income of about $55K, less than their peers elsewhere in Illinois. Granite City's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Granite City has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). In addition, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Averaging about 25 minutes, the commute time for Granite City residents is faster than the Illinois average of about 32 minutes. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 40% of workers, while public transportation is not used much. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

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