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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grants who work in sales jobs (12.42%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.80%), and personal care services (7.37%).
One of the benefits of Grants is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.12 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Grants does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Grants with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.48% of adults in Grants have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grants in 2010 was $18,831, 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 $75,324 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. The greatest number of Grants residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Grants also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 54.07% of the city’s residents. 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.