Granite Falls is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,803 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Granite Falls is the 149th largest community in Washington.
Granite Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Granite Falls is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granite Falls who work in sales jobs (9.05%), teaching (7.79%), and food service (7.39%).
Also of interest is that Granite Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Granite Falls is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Granite Falls, the average commute to work is 34.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Granite Falls who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.06% of the adults in Granite Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Granite Falls in 2010 was $29,021, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,084 for a family of four. However, Granite Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Granite Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Granite Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Granite Falls include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Granite Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.