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Once known as "Uranium Capital of the World"
Grants is a city in Cibola County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Angus A., John R. and Lewis A. Grant, brothers who established a railroad construction camp here
The latitude of Grants is 35.147N. The longitude is -107.85W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,460 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,972.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grants demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cibola County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87020 ZIP code.
6% of Grants residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grants ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grants was $14,053, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Grants residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grants, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $697.
Libraries in Grants include Mother Whiteside Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Grants include Cibola County Beacon
Cibola County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grants political report.
The average commute time for Grants workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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