22.0% Poverty Rate in Grant County, New Mexico

Poverty Rate in Grant County, New Mexico

How does the Poverty Rate in Grant County, New Mexico compare to other counties in New Mexico?

New Mexico County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Grant County, New Mexico born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

22.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Grant County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States is 22.4%.

11.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Grant County, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Grant County, New Mexico born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Grant County, New Mexico who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 26,658 residents of Grant County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States, 5,974 (22.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 127 (11.8%) of 1,079 residents of Grant County, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Grant County, New Mexico

The Poverty Rate in Grant County is 22.0%.
Grant County is in New Mexico.
New Mexico Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arenas Valley 28.9%

1,786

Bayard 22.7%

2,571

Hurley 7.3%

1,412

Santa Clara 25.0%

1,550

Silver City 31.9%

9,455

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2018 New Mexico Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for New Mexico in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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