In 2017, Quay County, NM had a population of 8.45k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $26,663. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Quay County, NM declined from 8,555 to 8,447, a -1.26% decrease and its median household income declined from $28,159 to $26,663, a -5.31% decrease.
The population of Quay County, NM is 50.4% White Alone, 44.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.57% Black or African American Alone. 24% of the people in Quay County, NM speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Quay County, NM are Mesalands Community College (158 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Quay County, NM is $72,200, and the homeownership rate is 68.6%. Most people in Quay County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Quay County, NM is 2 cars per household.