Quay County NM Information

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Quay County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quay County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 24th
Population Density1 # 24 30th
Diversity Index2 # 25 27th
Median Household Income # 30 12th
Per Capita Income # 24 30th

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Quay County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,028
Population in Households 9,006
Population in Familes 6,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,137
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,519
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,860 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,277 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,517 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $79,777
Average Home Value $106,766
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,030
Average Household Income $39,578
Per Capita Income $18,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% -0.49%
Households 0.37% -0.29%
Families 0.16% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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