Quay County, New Mexico Population 2018

Quay County, New Mexico's estimated population is 8,306 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Quay County, New Mexico is the 26th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,4471411.70%
20178,306-75-0.89%
20168,381-42-0.50%
20158,423-34-0.40%
20148,457-212-2.45%
20138,669-138-1.57%
20128,807-237-2.62%
20119,044-22-0.24%
20109,066-1,757-16.23%
199010,8232462.33%
198010,577-326-2.99%
197010,903-1,376-11.21%
196012,279-1,692-12.11%
195013,9711,86015.36%
194012,1111,28311.85%
193010,8283843.68%
192010,444-4,468-29.96%
191014,9120.00%

Quay County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,448
Some Other Race414
Two or More Races262
Black or African American133
American Indian and Alaska Native118
Asian55
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Quay County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250300350 Male Population50100150200250300350 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Quay County, New Mexico Median Age

46.1


Total

41.7


Male

46.9


Female

Quay County, New Mexico Adults

There are 6,578 adults, (2,024 of whom are seniors) in Quay County, New Mexico.

Quay County, New Mexico Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Quay County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

4,390

51.97%

Male

4,057

48.03%

Quay County, New Mexico Households and Families

Quay County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Quay County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All68.6%31.4%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family62%38%
Female50%50%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quay County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0852.7268.6
Non Family1,4931.0862
Married1,1473.4582
Female300650
Male1457.0968.3

3.95

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Quay County, New Mexico Households

Quay County, New Mexico Education

Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4337.52%
9th to 12th Grade4688.12%
High School Graduate2,31740.22%
Some College1,22621.28%
Associates Degree4307.46%
Bachelors Degree4858.42%
Graduate Degree4026.98%

Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3172,820636
Hispanic2,2551,867178
Other Race24222239
Multiple Races1209460
Native American5858
Black525219
Asian26213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Quay County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,453$26,742$19,623
Less Than High School$15,341$9,680$15,896
High School Grad$19,653$28,889$12,298
Some College$23,190$22,969$23,462
Bachelors Degree$32,000$$29,250
Graduate Degree$52,097$45,341$55,603

$23,453

Average Earnings

$26,742

Average Male

$19,623

Average Female

Quay County, New Mexico Language

Quay County, New Mexico Language by Age

Quay County, New Mexico Language

78.89% of Quay County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 21.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.18% of the population.

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,7471,09429.20%
White4,22658513.84%
Other40214836.82%
Multiple25913150.58%
Native1155648.70%
Asian553869.09%

21.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.24%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quay County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quay County, New Mexico is Asian, with 69.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quay County, New Mexico is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.82%.

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.13%
Some College15.78%
High School12.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.78%
Male Unemployed45.30%
Male Employed11.15%
Female Employed9.47%

Quay County, New Mexico Income

Quay County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,663$42,791
Families$39,087$57,285
Married Families$55,875$
Non Families$19,970$25,682

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Quay County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by War

563

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam279
Korea66
Second Gulf War46
World War II25
First Gulf War21

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74210
75+138
55 to 6499
35 to 5478
18 to 3438

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4597.80%
Hispanic1937.06%
Other6219.50%
Indian2233.33%
2 or More209.85%

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

17.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Employment Status

Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Age

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Quay County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tucumcari53634975-388-7.23%
Logan1042954-88-8.45%
San Jon216201-15-6.94%
House6863-5-7.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990