In 2018, Quay County, NM had a population of 8.37k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $27,075. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Quay County, NM declined from 8,447 to 8,373, a -0.876% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,663 to $27,075, a 1.55% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quay County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.9%), White (Hispanic) (40.3%), Other (Hispanic) (3.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.36%). 0% of the households in Quay County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.6% of the residents in Quay County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Quay County, NM are Mesalands Community College (368 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Quay County, NM was $72,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. 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.