Quay County, New Mexico Population 2022

Quay County, New Mexico's estimated population is 8,286 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Quay County, New Mexico is the 27th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 9,064 and has seen a growth of -8.58% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191014,9120.00%
192010,444-4,468-29.96%
193010,8283843.68%
194012,1111,28311.85%
195013,9711,86015.36%
196012,279-1,692-12.11%
197010,903-1,376-11.21%
198010,577-326-2.99%
199010,8232462.33%
20109,064-1,759-16.25%
20119,045-19-0.21%
20128,808-237-2.62%
20138,675-133-1.51%
20148,465-210-2.42%
20158,445-20-0.24%
20168,390-55-0.65%
20178,299-91-1.08%
20188,242-57-0.69%
20198,253110.13%
20208,264110.13%
20218,275110.13%
20228,286110.13%
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Quay County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,62880.19%
Black or African American520.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1882.27%
Asian861.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.68%
Some Other Race8089.78%
Two or More Races4475.41%
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Quay County, New Mexico Population by Race

Quay County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Quay County, New Mexico Median Age

43


Total

45.1


Male

40.8


Female

Quay County, New Mexico Adults

There are 6,386 adults, (2,043 of whom are seniors) in Quay County, New Mexico.

Quay County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Quay County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

4,382

53.02%

Male

3,883

46.98%

Quay County, New Mexico Population by Age

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

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Quay County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female62.8%37.2%
Male46.2%53.8%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Quay County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1822.5769.3
Married1,2043.2878.6
Male1955.9546.2
Female3843.8462.8
Non Family1,3991.1466.4

3.33

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Quay County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2153.57%
9th to 12th Grade85814.24%
High School Graduate2,24537.26%
Some College1,22620.35%
Associates Degree5549.20%
Bachelors Degree5779.58%
Graduate Degree3505.81%
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Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black16167
White3,2303,010740
2+ Races29429055
Hispanic2,5871,756132
Other Race67041715
Asian7670
Native American10481

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 43.75%.

Quay County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,268$32,296$22,107
Less Than 9th Grade$30,328$31,113$16,427
High School Graduate$31,597$36,618$20,164
Some College$24,567$28,558$22,298
Bachelors Degree$40,536$47,833$36,861
Graduate Degree$60,313$61,106$58,125

$29,268

Average Earnings

$32,296

Average Male

$22,107

Average Female

Quay County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Quay County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Quay County, New Mexico Language

78.64% of Quay County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 21.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.12% of the population.

Quay County, New Mexico Language

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander99100.00%
Native1827340.11%
Multiple44612227.35%
Hispanic3,68881522.10%
White4,02476919.11%
Black16318.75%
Asian861315.12%
Other258NaN%

21.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.67%

Male Poverty Rate

22.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quay County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quay County, New Mexico is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.73%.

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.90%
High School11.53%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater12.66%

Quay County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.91%
Male Unemployed27.08%
Female Employed7.62%
Female Unemployed60.61%

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

Quay County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,962$49,309
Families$42,533$59,311
Married Families$57,961-
Non Families$23,438$35,050
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Income by Household Type

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Quay County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Quay County, New Mexico Marital Status

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531

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War34
Vietnam250
Korea27
World War II52

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 5446
55 to 64119
65 to 74193
75+134

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4809.23%
Black318.75%
Native American1716.35%
Other Race71.03%
2+ Races248.00%
Hispanic682.50%

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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9.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Quay County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.09%

Born in Quay County, New Mexico

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.42% of Quay County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 63.09% having been born in New Mexico. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Quay County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  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

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