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Quay County, New Mexico Facts

Facts
State New Mexico
Land area 2,874.4 square miles
Population Density 3.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,662
Population change -4.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 21%
65 and over 23.1%
Females 51.4%
White 92.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 43.9
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 1.7%
Native American 2.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.2%
Veterans 880
Households and Housing
Households 3,476
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $30,802
The per capita income $17,936
Live below the poverty line. 21.4%
housing units 5,528
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $68,900
Residents owning their homes. 79%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 443
Women-owned firms 16.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 19.2%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $143,904
Retail sales per capita $16,018
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,702