Quay County NM Information


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  1. Quay County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forQuay County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Quay County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,726
Population in Households 8,704
Population in Familes 6,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $30,809
Average Household Income $46,217
Per Capita Income $20,938


Total Housing Units 5,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,556 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,625 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $72,817
Average Home Value $116,989


Total Households 3,944
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,362
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.43% -0.73%
Households -0.39% -0.7%
Families -0.7% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2018 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 Density # 24 30th
Diversity Index # 25 27th
Median Household Income # 29 15th
Per Capita Income # 21 39th

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