Quay County NM Information

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Quay County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Quay County NM Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of New Mexico Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Quay County NM Wealth Index is 39
State of New Mexico Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 8,804
Population in Households 8,782
Population in Familes 6,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density 3
Diversity Index1 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,250
Average Household Income $43,688
Per Capita Income $19,848
Wealth Index3 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,487 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,512 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,570 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $80,711
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,999
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,379
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.29% -0.83%
Households -0.2% -0.77%
Families -0.54% -1.06%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

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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, 2019 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 # 25 27th

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