Quay County, New Mexico
Quay County is in eastern New Mexico, against the Texas Panhandle border.
Named in honor of Pennsylvania Senator Matthew Quay (a supporter of New Mexico's statehood), Quay County was formed in 1903 and contains 2,875 square miles of land and 7 square miles of water.
The county seat is Tucumcari.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 58%
Government Sector: 24%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 16%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
2011 Cost of Living Index for Quay County: 84.8
Median Resident Age: 41.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $31,380
Estimated Median Home Value: $94,240
Educational Services, Agriculture, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Health Care, Government, Transportation Services, Social Services, Automotive Parts & Dealers, Retail Services, Finance & Insurance Services
Population Demographics: 2010
|Population by Age|
|18 & over||7,073|
|65 & over||1,865|
|Population by Ethnicity|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,834|
|Non Hispanic or Latino||5,207|
|Population by Race|
|Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||4|
|Two or more||304|