In 2020, Quay County, NM had a population of 8.27k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $33,962. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Quay County, NM declined from 8,326 to 8,265, a −0.733% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,035 to $33,962, a 17% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quay County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.1%), White (Hispanic) (31.1%), Other (Hispanic) (9.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.25%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%).
None of the households in Quay County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.9% of the residents in Quay County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Quay County, NM are Mesalands Community College (268 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Quay County, NM was $68,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%. Most people in Quay County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Quay County, NM was 2 cars per household.