Granite City, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,130 housing units in Granite City. This represents a 1.8% growth from 13,886 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,105 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 25 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Granite City is about 70.4%. Granite City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Granite City were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom13.10%
Two Bedrooms38.30%
Three Bedrooms37.90%
Four Bedrooms7.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$57,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$34,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$299

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free41.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.5%