Grant County, New Mexico Population 2018

Grant County, New Mexico's estimated population is 27,687 with a growth rate of -4.13% 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
201727,687-1,192-4.13%
201628,8798463.02%
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
White26,286
Some Other Race1,087
Two or More Races769
American Indian and Alaska Native497
Black or African American173
Asian62
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Grant County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Grant County, New Mexico Median Age

46.4


Total

44.9


Male

47.9


Female

Grant County, New Mexico Adults

There are 22,843 adults, (7,046 of which are seniors) in Grant County, New Mexico.

Grant County, New Mexico Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

14,622

50.63%

Male

14,257

49.37%

Grant County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Grant County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female49.4%50.6%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grant County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9412.3674.4
Married5,0572.9586.1
Non Family4,6981.2372.7
Female1,5953.4549.4
Male5913.3555.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

7.4%

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 Grade1,2346.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,6428.01%
High School Graduate5,37826.22%
Some College5,21225.41%
Associates Degree1,4266.95%
Bachelors Degree2,84713.88%
Graduate Degree2,77213.51%

Grant County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,01110,1604,002
Hispanic8,8596,9421,409
Other Race81058878
Multiple Races442413160
Native American35927091
Black5539
Asian5555
Islander522

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 40.00%.

Grant County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,278$36,333$23,938
Less Than High School$11,618$18,141$5,671
High School Grad$26,322$35,000$18,977
Some College$30,314$35,345$25,320
Bachelors Degree$32,212$50,583$27,596
Graduate Degree$53,393$51,268$58,250

$30,278

Average Earnings

$36,333

Average Male

$23,938

Average Female

Grant County, New Mexico Language

Grant County, New Mexico Language by Age

Grant County, New Mexico Language

71.22% of Grant County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 28.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.59% of the population.

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,0773,92527.88%
White13,2971,87514.10%
Native47435474.68%
Other1,06821520.13%
Multiple76514018.30%
Black1135851.33%

21.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.27%

Male Poverty Rate

23.72%

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 74.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, New Mexico is White, with 14.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Grant County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.02%
High School18.27%
Some College16.51%
Bachelors or Greater7.51%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.17%
Female Unemployed43.79%
Female Employed19.46%
Male Employed10.91%

Grant County, New Mexico Income

Grant County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,890$57,752
Families$49,832$66,392
Married Families$66,912$80,978
Non Families$24,893$42,993

Grant County, New Mexico Marital Status

Grant County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

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

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,772

Number of Veterans

2,631

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,370
Korea383
First Gulf War210
World War II184
Second Gulf War66

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,001
75+849
55 to 64581
35 to 54308
18 to 3433

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,63512.61%
Hispanic8938.66%
2 or More437.90%
Other404.82%
Asian2845.16%
Indian266.63%

Grant County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

5.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, New Mexico Employment Status

Grant County, New Mexico Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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