Quay County, New Mexico Population 2018

Quay County, New Mexico's estimated population is 8,306 with a growth rate of -2.91% 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
20178,306-249-2.91%
20168,5551742.08%
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
White7,651
Some Other Race416
Two or More Races191
Black or African American168
Asian66
American Indian and Alaska Native47
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Quay County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Quay County, New Mexico Median Age

46.5


Total

43.6


Male

48.8


Female

Quay County, New Mexico Adults

There are 6,724 adults, (2,053 of which are seniors) in Quay County, New Mexico.

Quay County, New Mexico Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Quay County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

4,295

50.20%

Male

4,260

49.80%

Quay County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Quay County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
Male70.6%29.4%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female41.4%58.6%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quay County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1742.6869.5
Non Family1,4251.165.6
Married1,3073.4580.9
Female3335.1341.4
Male1096.5470.6

3.77

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

2.4%

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 Grade4637.79%
9th to 12th Grade5208.75%
High School Graduate2,24637.79%
Some College1,37923.20%
Associates Degree4337.29%
Bachelors Degree5108.58%
Graduate Degree3926.60%

Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4302,919615
Hispanic2,2921,858204
Other Race26724547
Multiple Races1036944
Black676728
Asian37238
Native American36363

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 42.72%.

Quay County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,217$30,000$21,356
Less Than High School$15,149$$15,135
High School Grad$22,868$29,432$14,792
Some College$25,617$22,188$26,027
Bachelors Degree$35,956$$36,507
Graduate Degree$55,581$51,477$55,955

$26,217

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$21,356

Average Female

Quay County, New Mexico Language

Quay County, New Mexico Language by Age

Quay County, New Mexico Language

77.14% of Quay County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 22.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.54% of the population.

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,76794425.06%
White4,34463114.53%
Other40814435.29%
Multiple1897238.10%
Asian663756.06%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.23%

Male Poverty Rate

21.30%

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 56.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quay County, New Mexico is White, with 14.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.67%.

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.06%
High School14.32%
Some College14.19%
Bachelors or Greater12.75%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed94.44%
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed7.50%

Quay County, New Mexico Income

Quay County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,159$43,021
Families$42,305$56,162
Married Families$57,773$
Non Families$19,946$25,375

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

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

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by War

677

Number of Veterans

625

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam303
Second Gulf War97
Korea73
First Gulf War30
World War II25

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74249
75+165
35 to 54104
55 to 6482
18 to 3477

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5919.77%
Hispanic28310.29%
Other7622.89%
2 or More74.73%
Indian36.38%

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

25.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Employment Status

Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Age

44.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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