Grants is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 9,239 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grants is the 24th largest community in New Mexico.
Grants is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grants is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grants who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (10.13%), sales jobs (9.79%), and management occupations (9.05%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.96 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Grants does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Grants are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.97% of adults in Grants have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Grants in 2010 was $18,694, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,776 for a family of four. However, Grants contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grants is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grants home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Grants, accounting for 54.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Grants residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grants include Irish, German, Italian, and Basque.
The most common language spoken in Grants is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.