Silver City, NM has one higher education school within its city limits. Western New Mexico University has a total student population of 3,370. It is the 5070th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus). Silver City lies in Grant county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. The Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area area has 25,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $15.78/hr average worker wage, and a $32,830 average annual salary.
Of the schools in Silver City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western New Mexico University comes out as the most expensive ($8,659/yr).Popular Bars in Silver City: