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Grants, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Grants is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cibola County at latitude 35.1535 and longitude -107.8345. Cibola County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,460 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Grants, but most people and references simply refer to it as Grants, New Mexico.

The P1 Census Class Code for Grants indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 9,208
Population in Households 8,601
Population in Familes 7,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 607
Population Density1 620
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 3,355
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,136 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,219 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 513 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $93,785
Average Home Value $107,557


Median Household Income $35,875
Average Household Income $43,260
Per Capita Income $16,101
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% 0.16%
Households 0.2% 0.35%
Families 0.19% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 26 94th
Population Density1 # 86 81st
Diversity Index2 # 17 96th
Median Household Income # 246 45th
Per Capita Income # 320 28th

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