Granite Shoals, Texas

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Granite Shoals is a city in Burnet County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,040 at the 2000 census, but in 2005, the Granite Shoals city council determined that, as a result of annexations and population growth, the city had 5,025 inhabitants.

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Geography

Granite Shoals is located at 30°35′13″N 98°22′54″W / 30.587032°N 98.381693°W / 30.587032; -98.381693.[3] This is seven miles west of Marble Falls and 44 miles northwest of Austin, on a bend on the east shore of Lake Lyndon B. Johnson.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.0 km2) (24.07%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,040 people, 825 households, and 593 families residing in the city. The population density was 828.3 people per square mile (320.2/km2). There were 1,224 housing units at an average density of 497.0/sq mi (192.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.57% White, 1.13% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 10.44% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.18% of the population.

There were 825 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.87.

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