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Grant County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2019: 27,726 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 31,002 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,375
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,644
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,053
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,567 (it was 3,093 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 3966 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Grant County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.8%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Grant County, NM (2019)
    • 14,13551.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,48745.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5091.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2530.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1450.5%Asian alone
    • 1200.4%Two or more races
    • 160.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

47.4 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Males: 13,658  (49.3%)
Females: 14,068  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,509 ($29,134 in 1999)
This county:

$39,509
New Mexico:

$51,945

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $555 (lower quartile is $421, upper quartile is $734)
This county:

$555
State:

$737


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,034 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Grant:

$132,034
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,442 - $246,116
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,028
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $294

Institutionalized population: 323

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 69
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 0
Grant County, NM map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $244,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Grant, NM residents
Average permit cost in Grant, NM
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $658 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $603 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Grant, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grant, NM in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grant, NM in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.8%
Grant County:

22.8%
New Mexico:

18.2%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.8% for American Indian residents, 44.0% for other race residents, 59.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.4 years old
(Males: 46.0 years old, Females: 48.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.4 years old, Black residents: 21.6 years old, American Indian residents: 34.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.6 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $480 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Silver City, Bayard-Santa Rita, Bayard, Tyrone, Santa Clara, Mimbres, Arenas Valley, Hurley, Pinos Altos, Rosedale.

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Neighboring counties: Pike County, Georgia , Washington County, Georgia , Morris County, Texas , Parker County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.8%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year in Grant, NM
County total employment by year in Grant, NM
County average yearly wages by year in Grant, NM

Current college students: 2,049
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,011 (69.1% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

3.6%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 752010 or later
  • 2282000 to 2009
  • 1391990 to 1999
  • 1601980 to 1989
  • 1911970 to 1979
  • 493Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.2%

Grant County marital status for males Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,410
  • One, attached: 139
  • Two: 253
  • 3 or 4: 328
  • 5 to 9: 231
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 246
  • 50 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 4,416
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 45

Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 3,550 (40 second mortgage, 115 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,745

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

52.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grant County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,58713
Evangelical Protestant2,53027
Other1,75713
Mainline Protestant8737
None14,767-
Grant County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Grant County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Grant County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

7.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

19.6%
State:

22.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 4478 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,733
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,229
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,975
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
Land in orchards: 102 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 770% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 488.8 miles away from Grant County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 433.7 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 487.8 miles away from the county center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 437.3 miles away from Grant County center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 429.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4529, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Mexico Whitewater-Baldy Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 23, 2012 to July 31, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 26, 2012, FEMA Id: 2978, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Quail Ridge Fire, Incident Period: March 07, 2011 to March 11, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 2866, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 26, 2006 to September 18, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1659: August 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1659, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3229: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3229, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Mexico New Mexico Fire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to July 07, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3154: May 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 3154, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: January 05, 1993 to February 27, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-992: June 07, 1993, FEMA Id: 992, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 18, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-731: January 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 731, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 18, 1983 to October 02, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-692: October 24, 1983, FEMA Id: 692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico FLOODING, Incident Period: January 29, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-571: January 29, 1979, FEMA Id: 571, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grant

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,623 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 928 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 98 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 36 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 79 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 225 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 584 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (63%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Sri Lanka (3%)
  • Iran (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant County


  • German (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Grant County, New Mexico in 2000:

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 192 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Grant County, New Mexico in 2010:

  • 236 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 217 people in college/university student housing
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,146.

4.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.50% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($10,592 average AGI)
3.43% relocated from other states ($39,889 average AGI)
Grant County:

3.43%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.44% ($42,457 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.38% ($53,525)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($36,185)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.23% ($29,167)
from Luna County, NM  0.19% ($12,600)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.19% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($13,759 average AGI)
3.49% relocated to other states ($28,822 average AGI)
Grant County:

3.49%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.67% ($33,486 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.43% ($44,578)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($27,442)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.37% ($53,282)
to Luna County, NM  0.19% ($32,450)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Grant County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Grant County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grant County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,695 (5,507 aged, 1,188 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,086 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Grant County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (384)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (319)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (289)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (263)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (234)
  • Unspecified dementia (229)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (178)
  • Congestive heart failure (125)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (59)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,550
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 231
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,006

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,294
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 238.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 176.8
  • Other - 62.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,726
  • Male householders: 5,520 (2,045 living alone), Female householders: 6,538 (2,318 living alone)
  • 4,812 spouses (4,799 opposite-sex spouses), 1,080 unmarried partners, (1,039 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,926 children (6,350 natural, 257 adopted, 312 stepchildren), 768 grandchildren, 136 brothers or sisters, 309 parents, 0 foster children, 180 other relatives, 669 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 781

Size of family households: 3,838 2-persons, 1,328 3-persons, 939 4-persons, 320 5-persons, 205 6-persons, 162 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,357 1-person, 834 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 62 4-persons.

3,148 married couples with children.
1,696 single-parent households (450 men, 1,246 women).

70.4% of residents of Grant speak English at home.
29.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $210,748,000 ($7,158 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,597,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,803,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,087,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $603,000
Federal grants: $56,822,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,809,000 ($170,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,623,000 ($805,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $257,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,192,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,341,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,888
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,467
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,708
Here -57 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.81 millions of gallons per day (96% from ground, 4% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Grant County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Grant County, New Mexico
  • 1192014 or later
  • 1542010 to 2013
  • 1,2972000 to 2009
  • 2,7301990 to 1999
  • 2,3691980 to 1989
  • 2,9761970 to 1979
  • 1,3271960 to 1969
  • 1,7501950 to 1959
  • 9271940 to 1949
  • 1,5801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, New Mexico
  • 1231 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 2483 rooms
  • 7964 rooms
  • 2,2445 rooms
  • 2,2556 rooms
  • 1,2197 rooms
  • 6378 rooms
  • 6659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
  • 611 room
  • 1552 rooms
  • 5063 rooms
  • 1,0894 rooms
  • 1,1325 rooms
  • 4006 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 1329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, New Mexico
  • 148no bedroom
  • 2581 bedroom
  • 1,7352 bedrooms
  • 5,0173 bedrooms
  • 9474 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, New Mexico
  • 63no bedroom
  • 6101 bedroom
  • 1,7882 bedrooms
  • 1,0783 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 345no vehicle
  • 2,4041 vehicle
  • 2,9392 vehicles
  • 1,6753 vehicles
  • 5884 vehicles
  • 3095+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 523no vehicle
  • 1,7761 vehicle
  • 8612 vehicles
  • 4683 vehicles
  • 1314 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

88.1% of Grant County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in New Mexico.

Grant County:

88.1%
State average:

86.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,426
  • Other state: 12,020
  • Northeast: 1,067
  • Midwest: 2,269
  • South: 2,805
  • West: 5,917
Year householders moved into unit in Grant County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.2%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.8%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 146
Here:

5.6%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

2.3%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 119
Here:

12.1%
New Mexico:

11.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,752,000
    Other: $4,598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Air Transportation: $56,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,535,000
    General - Other: $592,000
    Sewerage: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $508,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $89,923,000
    Police Protection: $5,840,000
    Regular Highways: $3,575,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,463,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,416,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,222,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    General - Other: $1,750,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,431,000
    Local Fire Protection: $847,000
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000
    Transit Utilities: $712,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Air Transportation: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,667,000
    Sewerage: $616,000
    Transit Utilities: $556,000
    Other: $533,000
    Air Transportation: $435,000
    Natural Resources: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,871,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $876,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,699,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,456,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,662,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,317,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,334,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,112,000
    Other: $2,395,000
    Public Welfare: $2,105,000
    Highways: $325,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,186,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,257,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,130,000

Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,752,000
    Other: $4,598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Air Transportation: $56,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,535,000
    General - Other: $592,000
    Sewerage: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $508,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $89,923,000
    Police Protection: $5,840,000
    Regular Highways: $3,575,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,463,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,416,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,222,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    General - Other: $1,750,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,431,000
    Local Fire Protection: $847,000
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000
    Transit Utilities: $712,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Air Transportation: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,667,000
    Sewerage: $616,000
    Transit Utilities: $556,000
    Other: $533,000
    Air Transportation: $435,000
    Natural Resources: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,871,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $876,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,699,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,456,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,662,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,317,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,334,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,112,000
    Other: $2,395,000
    Public Welfare: $2,105,000
    Highways: $325,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,186,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,257,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,130,000

Grant County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,752,000
    Other: $4,598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Air Transportation: $56,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,535,000
    General - Other: $592,000
    Sewerage: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $508,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $89,923,000
    Police Protection: $5,840,000
    Regular Highways: $3,575,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,463,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,416,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,222,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    General - Other: $1,750,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,431,000
    Local Fire Protection: $847,000
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000
    Transit Utilities: $712,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Air Transportation: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,667,000
    Sewerage: $616,000
    Transit Utilities: $556,000
    Other: $533,000
    Air Transportation: $435,000
    Natural Resources: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,871,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $876,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,699,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,456,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,662,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,317,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,334,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,112,000
    Other: $2,395,000
    Public Welfare: $2,105,000
    Highways: $325,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,186,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,257,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,130,000

Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $59,752,000
    Other: $4,598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $380,000
    Air Transportation: $56,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $2,535,000
    General - Other: $592,000
    Sewerage: $513,000
    Local Fire Protection: $508,000
    Air Transportation: $379,000
    Regular Highways: $171,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $89,923,000
    Police Protection: $5,840,000
    Regular Highways: $3,575,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,463,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,416,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,222,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    General - Other: $1,750,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,431,000
    Local Fire Protection: $847,000
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000
    Transit Utilities: $712,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Air Transportation: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,667,000
    Sewerage: $616,000
    Transit Utilities: $556,000
    Other: $533,000
    Air Transportation: $435,000
    Natural Resources: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,871,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $876,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,699,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,456,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,662,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,317,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $15,334,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,112,000
    Other: $2,395,000
    Public Welfare: $2,105,000
    Highways: $325,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,186,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,257,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $547,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,130,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 912
  • Number of aged recipients: 104
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 808
  • Number of recipients under 18: 96
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 631
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 185
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 333
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 444
Most common first names in Grant County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10874.6 years
Robert10470.3 years
Mary10079.1 years
William8675.9 years
James7571.9 years
George5574.4 years
Manuel5471.0 years
Jose5474.8 years
Frank5373.9 years
Charles5274.6 years
Most common last names in Grant County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia7477.3 years
Martinez6072.5 years
Gonzales5576.5 years
Lopez4771.4 years
Smith4077.8 years
Madrid3875.8 years
Rodriguez3674.8 years
Johnson3178.7 years
Hernandez3073.1 years
Lucero3079.9 years
Businesses in Grant County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike3
Big O Tires1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
Maurices1

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