Grant County, New Mexico Population 2019

Grant County, New Mexico's estimated population is 27,687 with a growth rate of -1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grant County, New Mexico is the 16th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,687-346-1.23%
201628,033-292-1.03%
201528,325-495-1.72%
201428,820-227-0.78%
201329,047-161-0.55%
201229,208-100-0.34%
201129,308-73-0.25%
201029,3811,7056.16%
199027,6761,4725.62%
198026,2044,17418.95%
197022,0303,33017.81%
196018,700-2,949-13.62%
195021,6491,5997.98%
194020,0501,0005.25%
193019,050-2,889-13.17%
192021,9397,12648.11%
191014,8131,93014.98%
190012,8833,22633.41%
18909,6575,118112.76%
18804,5393,396297.11%
18701,1430.00%

Grant County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,516
Two or More Races631
American Indian and Alaska Native530
Some Other Race343
Black or African American277
Asian77
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Grant County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Grant County, New Mexico Median Age

45.9


Total

44.6


Male

47


Female

Grant County, New Mexico Adults

There are 22,427 adults, (7,023 of whom are seniors) in Grant County, New Mexico.

Grant County, New Mexico Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

14,442

50.88%

Male

13,940

49.12%

Grant County, New Mexico Households and Families

Grant County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Grant County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Male57.2%42.8%
Female44.2%55.8%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grant County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8792.3372.3
Married5,0402.9884.1
Non Family4,6241.2571.2
Female1,6753.1644.2
Male5402.9757.2

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grant County, New Mexico Households

Grant County, New Mexico Education

Grant County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1615.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,4297.09%
High School Graduate5,19125.74%
Some College5,23025.93%
Associates Degree1,7128.49%
Bachelors Degree3,04415.09%
Graduate Degree2,40111.90%

Grant County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6809,9704,013
Hispanic8,8297,0271,327
Native American481421124
Multiple Races30026934
Other Race27018314
Black11694
Asian737310
Islander422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Grant County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,754$38,577$24,716
Less Than High School$11,250$18,053$7,166
High School Grad$25,810$33,955$18,063
Some College$31,228$42,113$26,043
Bachelors Degree$37,063$55,243$30,058
Graduate Degree$46,016$44,911$49,261

$30,754

Average Earnings

$38,577

Average Male

$24,716

Average Female

Grant County, New Mexico Language

Grant County, New Mexico Language by Age

Grant County, New Mexico Language

69.83% of Grant County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 30.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.90% of the population.

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,9784,04428.93%
White12,8311,73013.48%
Native51936470.13%
Multiple61313221.53%
Black21610046.30%
Other3207322.81%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.49%

Male Poverty Rate

24.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grant County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grant County, New Mexico is Native, with 70.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, New Mexico is White, with 13.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.54%.

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.80%
High School21.43%
Some College15.51%
Bachelors or Greater10.22%

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.48%
Male Unemployed50.84%
Female Employed19.02%
Male Employed11.37%

Grant County, New Mexico Income

Grant County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,470$54,865
Families$50,621$65,199
Married Families$66,329$
Non Families$26,396$37,266

Grant County, New Mexico Marital Status

Grant County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grant County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Grant County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Grant County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,761

Number of Veterans

2,575

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,316
Korea371
First Gulf War280
World War II180
Second Gulf War158

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74996
75+870
55 to 64504
35 to 54337
18 to 3454

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,59612.39%
Hispanic9038.78%
2 or More5113.35%
Black4124.55%
Asian3140.26%
Indian234.48%
Other196.21%

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, New Mexico Employment Status

Grant County, New Mexico Employment by Age

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Grant County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Grant County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Grant County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Silver City103159907-408-3.96%
Bayard23372235-102-4.36%
Santa Clara18241751-73-4.00%
Hurley12971240-57-4.39%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990