In 2019, Quay County, NM had a population of 8.33k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $29,035. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Quay County, NM declined from 8,373 to 8,326, a −0.561% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,075 to $29,035, a 7.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quay County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.6%), White (Hispanic) (38.9%), Other (Hispanic) (5.27%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%). 0% of the households in Quay County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
97.8% 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 2019, the median property value in Quay County, NM was $72,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.5%. Most people in Quay County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Quay County, NM was 2 cars per household.