Granger, Texas

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Granger, Texas
Historic former city hall in downtown Granger
Historic former city hall in downtown Granger
Location of Granger, Texas
Location of Granger, Texas
Williamson County Granger.svg
Coordinates: 30°43′5″N 97°26′28″W / 30.71806°N 97.44111°W / 30.71806; -97.44111Coordinates: 30°43′5″N 97°26′28″W / 30.71806°N 97.44111°W / 30.71806; -97.44111
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Land0.67 sq mi (1.73 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation577 ft (176 m)
 • Total1,183
 • Density2,256.37/sq mi (871.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code512 & 737
FIPS code48-30548[3]
GNIS feature ID1358264[2]

Granger is a city in Williamson County, Texas, United States. It was incorporated in 1891. The population was 1,183 at the 2020 census.


In the late 19th century, Granger was one of the centers of the large Moravian Czech immigrant population in Texas. This Czech Texan heritage is evidenced by the historic Catholic Church, Czech Brethren Church, and SPJST hall. Jno P. Trlica, the son of a Moravian immigrant, set up a photography business here. His photos offer a rare look into the places and people of Granger in the early 20th century.[4]


Granger is located 36 mi (58 km) northeast of Austin. Granger Lake is located east of the city.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.7 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
Granger racial composition as of 2020[6]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 609 51.48%
Black or African American (NH) 77 6.51%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.08%
Asian (NH) 1 0.08%
Pacific Islander (NH) 2 0.17%
Some Other Race (NH) 8 0.68%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 38 3.21%
Hispanic or Latino 447 37.79%
Total 1,183

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,183 people, 352 households, and 188 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,419 people, 502 households, and 323 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,951.6 people per square mile (748.6/km2). There were 565 housing units at an average density of 848.8/sq mi (325.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.37% White, 8.55% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 8.47% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.40% of the population.

There were 502 households, out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,542, and the median income for a family was $37,188. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,254. About 11.5% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 21.3% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Granger is served by the Granger Independent School District. It is home of the Granger Lions.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Granger has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[9]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Granger, Texas
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Blog - HVAC - Pest Control - Garage Door - Gutter Cleaning".
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  7. ^[not specific enough to verify]
  8. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Granger, Texas
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[7][8]

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