Grants, NM

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Population

9,094

1.82% decline

Poverty Rate

26.7%


Median Age

35.1


Median Household Income

$35,671

0.263% decline

Number of Employees

3,261

1.65% growth

Median Property Value

$105,500

2.23% growth

About

In 2017, Grants, NM had a population of 9.09k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $35,671. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grants, NM declined from 9,263 to 9,094, a -1.82% decrease and its median household income declined from $35,765 to $35,671, a -0.263% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grants, NM are White (Hispanic) (35.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (17.6%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (10.9%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%). N/A% of the people in Grants, NM speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grants, NM are New Mexico State University-Grants (101 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Grants, NM is $105,500, and the homeownership rate is 56.1%. Most people in Grants, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Grants, NM is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Grants, NM employs 3.26k people. The largest industries in Grants, NM are Health Care & Social Assistance (637 people), Public Administration (428 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (406 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($83,800), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,550), and Information ($73,382).

Median household income in Grants, NM is $35,671. Males in Grants, NM have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in Grants, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,671

2017 value

± $4,974

-0.263%

1 Year Growth

± 20.3%

Households in Grants, NM have a median annual income of $35,671, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,765 in 2016, which represents a -0.263% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854

Average Male Salary

± $2,038

$41,925

Average Female Salary

± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $52,566 ± $11,622

  2. White

    $43,679 ± $1,381

  3. Black

    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grants, NM is from New Mexico.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9742.02

  2. Census Tract 9744

  3. Census Tract 9742.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grants, NM was Census Tract 9742.02 with a value of $45,550, followed by Census Tract 9744 and Census Tract 9742.01, with respective values of $35,902 and $28,179.

The following map shows all of the places in Grants, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grants, NM (2.2k out of 8.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    1,012 ± 210

  2. Hispanic

    972 ± 202

  3. White

    897 ± 188

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grants, NM is Native American, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.26k

2017 Value

± 411

1.65%

1 Year growth

± 17.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grants, NM grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 3.21k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grants, NM, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (376 people), Management Occupations (327 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (291 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grants, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grants, NM, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (376 people), Management Occupations (327 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (291 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Grants, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (8.41 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.89 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grants, NM, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($130,899), Material Moving Occupations ($83,458), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,893).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.26k

2017 Value

± 411

1.65%

1 Year growth

± 17.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grants, NM grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 3.21k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grants, NM, are Health Care & Social Assistance (637 people), Public Administration (428 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grants, NM, though some of these residents may live in Grants, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grants, NM, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (637 people), Public Administration (428 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (406 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Grants, NM has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (9.19 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.35 times), and Public Administration (2.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grants, NM, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($83,800), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,550), and Information ($73,382).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $14.9B

  2. $13.1B

  3. $8.75B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $14.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($13.1B) and Electronics ($8.75B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$74.8B

2020 Value

$110B

Projected 2045 Value

47.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Mexico trade was $74.8B. This is expected to increase 47.6% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $10.6B

  2. $9.8B

  3. $6.35B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $10.6B, followed by Arizona with $9.8B and Oregon and $6.35B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.8% of the population of Grants, NM has health coverage, with 30.7% on employee plans, 33.2% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Grants, NM was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Grants, NM see 2102 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (1823 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,102 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cibola County, NM see an average of 2,102 patients per year. This represents a 15.3% increase from the previous year (1,823 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cibola County, NM in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,214

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,155

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,445

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,663

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.2%

Uninsured

30.7%

Employer Coverage

33.2%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

11.3%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grants, NM declined by 26.8% from 15.3% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grants, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

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Diversity

Grants, NM is home to a population of 9.09k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.29% of Grants, NM residents were born outside of the country (572 people).

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.22k people) in Grants, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.56k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grants, NM was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Grants, NM are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Grants, NM residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.29%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

572 people

6.55%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

607 people

As of 2017, 6.29% of Grants, NM residents (572 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grants, NM was 6.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    145,710 ± 9,038 people

  2. Germany

    5,026 ± 1,738 people

  3. Philippines

    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

97%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Grants, NM residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grants, NM was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grants, NM

  1. White (Hispanic)

    3.22k ± 452

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    2.56k ± 312

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    1.6k ± 349

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.22k people) in Grants, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.56k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Grants, NM as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    236 ± 102

  2. Korea

    113 ± 71

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    91 ± 55

Grants, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Grants, NM awarded 101 degrees. The student population of Grants, NM is skewed towards women, with 339 male students and 624 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grants, NM are Hispanic or Latino (33 and 32.7%), followed by White (33 and 32.7%), American Indian or Alaska Native (28 and 27.7%), and Asian (2 and 1.98%).

The largest universities in Grants, NM by number of degrees awarded are New Mexico State University-Grants (101 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grants, NM are General Studies (35 and 34.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (14 and 13.9%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (7 and 6.93%).

The median tuition costs in Grants, NM are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Grants, NM was General Studies with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Grants, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

101 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Grants, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Mexico State University-Grants with 101 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

35

Degrees Awarded to Men

66

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 35 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grants, NM, which is 0.53 times less than the 66 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

  2. White

    33 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    28 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Grants, NM were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 33 degrees mean that there were 1 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 33 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grants, NM was $105,500 in 2017, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $103,200 to $105,500, a 2.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Grants, NM is 56.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grants, NM have an average commute time of 15.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grants, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$105,500

2017 Median

± $10,071

$103,200

2016 Median

± $10,281

In 2017, the median property value in Grants, NM grew to to $105,500 from the previous year's value of $103,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grants, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grants, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$35,671

Median Household Income

± $4,974

3.36k

Number of Households

± 383

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.36k households in Grants, NM declined from $35,671 from the previous year's value of $35,765.

The following chart displays the households in Grants, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grants, NM distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grants, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.1%

2017 Homeownership

59.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.1% of the housing units in Grants, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grants, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grants, NM have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in Grants, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grants, NM was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (8.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grants, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grants, NM have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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