In 2021, Quay County, NM had a population of 8.68k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $33,067. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Quay County, NM grew from 8,265 to 8,675, a 4.96% increase and its median household income declined from $33,962 to $33,067, a −2.64% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quay County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.8%), White (Hispanic) (27.5%), Other (Hispanic) (9.11%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.71%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%).
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.
98.8% of the residents in Quay County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Quay County, NM are Mesalands Community College (355 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Quay County, NM was $72,200, and the homeownership rate was 67.9%.
Most people in Quay County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Quay County, NM was 2 cars per household.