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Grants, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Grants had a population of 9,203 as of July 1, 2015. Grants ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grants is located at latitude 35.1535 and longitude -107.8345 in Cibola County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grants (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,460 feet.

The City of Grants has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grants population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grants: Alamitos, Anaa'taskiaki, Grant, Grantes, Grants Camp, Grants Station, Nat-toh-si-quy.

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Grants, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,203
Population in Households 8,596
Population in Familes 6,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 607
Population Density1 619
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,346
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,266
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,128 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,217 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 496 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $89,930
Average Home Value $116,588
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,263
Average Household Income $45,839
Per Capita Income $17,025
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.11%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families 0.01% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Grants, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grants to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 94th
Population Density1 # 85 81st
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 247 44th
Per Capita Income # 311 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.