Granite Shoals is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,996 people and just one neighborhood, Granite Shoals is the 365th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Granite Shoals is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Granite Shoals is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granite Shoals who work in maintenance occupations (26.18%), management occupations (9.76%) and food service (9.24%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.12% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Granite Shoals has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Granite Shoals a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Granite Shoals doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.