Grants, New Mexico Population 2022

8,828
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Grants is a city located in Cibola County New Mexico. Grants has a 2020 population of 8,828. Grants is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -4.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,231 in 2010.

The average household income in Grants is $53,408 with a poverty rate of 28.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Grants is 37.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Grants Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grantswas:

  • White: 63.78%
  • Native American: 18.34%
  • Two or more races: 9.10%
  • Other race: 6.62%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Grants, New Mexico is 8,828 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,828.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,231.

Grants, New Mexico Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201027,3150.00%
201127,4891740.63%
201227,418-71-0.26%
201327,414-4-0.01%
201427,155-259-0.95%
201527,044-111-0.41%
201627,04950.02%
201726,921-128-0.48%
201826,766-155-0.58%
201926,675-91-0.34%
202026,584-91-0.34%
202126,493-91-0.34%

Grants Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,73263.78%
Black or African American1421.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,64818.34%
Asian500.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.02%
Some Other Race5956.62%
Two or More Races8189.10%
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Grants Population by Race

Grants Population Pyramid 2022

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Grants Median Age

34.9


Total

35.5


Male

33.6


Female

Grants Adults

There are 6,979 adults, (1,475 of whom are seniors) in Grants.

Grants Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grants Sex Ratio

Female

4,276

47.58%

Male

4,711

52.42%

Grants Population by Age

Grants Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grants Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All57.5%42.5%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female44.6%55.4%
Male41%59%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grants Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0262.6357.5
Married1,3453.0370
Male2054.1941
Female4843.5844.6
Non Family9921.350.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Grants Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2073.35%
9th to 12th Grade97615.81%
High School Graduate1,63026.40%
Some College1,56225.30%
Associates Degree4817.79%
Bachelors Degree82813.41%
Graduate Degree4917.95%
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Grants Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grants Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races563495348
White1,8151,727511
Asian444410
Hispanic3,2832,455703
Native American88363555
Other Race45430818
Black93872
Islander22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 61.81%.

Grants Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,043$34,286$31,040
Less Than 9th Grade$12,318$14,938$11,302
High School Graduate$30,707$34,688$22,344
Some College$26,538$20,250$30,015
Bachelors Degree$37,008$35,578$80,395
Graduate Degree$100,392$101,483$59,725

$32,043

Average Earnings

$34,286

Average Male

$31,040

Average Female

Grants Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grants Language by Age

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Grants Language

61.39% of Grants residents speak only English, while 38.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.66% of the population.

Grants Language

Grants Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,48463842.99%
Asian501632.00%
Hispanic4,3231,24928.89%
Black451226.67%
White2,03634917.14%
Other54NaN%
Multiple76211515.09%

28.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.97%

Male Poverty Rate

31.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grants

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grants is Native, with 42.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grants is Multiple, with 15.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.57%.

Grants Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.23%
High School19.62%
Some College24.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Grants Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.54%
Male Unemployed66.20%
Female Employed14.86%
Female Unemployed54.19%

Grants Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grants Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,122$57,301
Families$57,041$64,913
Married Families$68,787-
Non Families$26,389$35,384
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Income by Household Type

Grants Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Grants Married by Age and Sex

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Grants Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Grants Marital Status by Race

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Grants Marital Status

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514

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War103
Vietnam261
Korea24
World War II7

Grants Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3460
35 to 54117
55 to 6441
65 to 74207
75+89

Grants Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3828.56%
Black43.51%
Native American635.34%
Other Race6412.67%
2+ Races10.16%
Hispanic1694.61%

Grants Veterans by Race

Grants Veterans by Education

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10.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grants Veterans by Education

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46.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Grants Employment by Age

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Grants Employment by Race

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Grants Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.46%

Born in Grants

94.25%

Native Born

5.75%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.25% of Grants residents were born in the United States, with 66.46% having been born in New Mexico. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grants Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
196010,2740.00%
19708,768-1,506-1.57%
198011,4392,6712.69%
19908,626-2,813-2.78%
20008,8061800.21%
20109,2314250.47%
20119,283520.56%
20129,249-34-0.37%
20139,241-8-0.09%
20149,145-96-1.04%
20159,101-44-0.48%
20169,092-9-0.10%
20179,042-50-0.55%
20188,980-62-0.69%
20198,942-38-0.42%
20208,904-38-0.42%
20218,866-38-0.43%
20228,828-38-0.43%

Grants Population by Year