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Quay County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2019: 8,343 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 10,155 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,196
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,633
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,963
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,243 (it was 1,238 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%

Land area: 2875 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Quay County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (22.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 26%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Quay County, NM (2019)
    • 4,06949.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,81545.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1401.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1131.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 921.1%Two or more races
    • 550.7%Asian alone
    • 180.2%Some other race alone
    • 80.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.3 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Males: 3,977  (47.7%)
Females: 4,366  (52.3%)
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Average household size:
Quay County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,313 ($24,894 in 1999)
This county:

$30,313
New Mexico:

$51,945

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $553)
This county:

$444
State:

$737


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,729 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Quay:

$76,729
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,861 - $129,836
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $936
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $292

Institutionalized population: 22
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Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $579 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $468 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Quay, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Quay, NM in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Quay, NM in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.4%
Quay County:

19.4%
New Mexico:

18.2%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.7% for American Indian residents, 26.4% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.3 years old
(Males: 44.9 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.2 years old, Black residents: 9.7 years old, American Indian residents: 45.1 years old, Asian residents: 28.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 34.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Quay County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tucumcari, Logan-Nara Visa, Logan, House-Forrest, San Jon, Nara Visa, House.

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Neighboring counties: Cibola County , Gaston County, North Carolina , Poinsett County, Arkansas , Perry County, Tennessee , Tyrrell County, North Carolina , Wake County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year in Quay, NM
County total employment by year in Quay, NM
County average yearly wages by year in Quay, NM

Current college students: 413
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 279 (38.7% naturalized citizens)

Quay County:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 892010 or later
  • 852000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 1031980 to 1989
  • 861970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.6%

Quay County marital status for males Quay County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,931
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 109
  • 3 or 4: 108
  • 5 to 9: 176
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • 20 to 49: 5
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,346

Housing units in Quay County with a mortgage: 578 (23 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,357

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

52.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Quay County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29919
Catholic3,5105
Mainline Protestant6556
Other2702
None307-
Quay County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Quay County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Quay County:

13.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Quay County:

6.8%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Quay County:

25.8%
State:

22.1%

Agriculture in Quay County:

Average size of farms: 2780 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,951
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $71.98
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,851
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,820
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
All wheat for grain: 16211 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64 acres

Earthquake activity:

Quay County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 505% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from Quay County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from Quay County center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4529, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 23, 2007 to March 24, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1690: April 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1690, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3229: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3229, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Mexico New Mexico Fire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to July 07, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3154: May 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 3154, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 22, 1997 to December 25, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1202: January 29, 1998, FEMA Id: 1202, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Mexico Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3034: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3034, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Quay County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Quay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,473 (82.3%)
  • Carpooled: 240 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 6 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 74 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Quay County


  • American (15%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Quay County, New Mexico in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,868.

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.56% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($15,141 average AGI)
3.00% relocated from other states ($20,515 average AGI)
Quay County:

3.00%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Curry County, NM  0.68% ($23,800 average AGI)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.64% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($11,230 average AGI)
3.69% relocated to other states ($26,476 average AGI)
Quay County:

3.69%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Curry County, NM  0.78% ($25,870 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.71% ($27,810)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Quay County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Quay County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Quay County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Quay County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Quay County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Quay County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Quay County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Quay County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Quay County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,229 (1,809 aged, 420 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 340 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Quay County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (156)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (82)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (34)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,405
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 264
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,012

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,318
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,447
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,343
  • Male householders: 1,854 (884 living alone), Female householders: 1,231 (542 living alone)
  • 1,070 spouses (1,064 opposite-sex spouses), 76 unmarried partners, (76 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,361 children (2,077 natural, 19 adopted, 246 stepchildren), 251 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 422 parents, 165 foster children, 220 other relatives, 484 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 83

Size of family households: 1,080 2-persons, 195 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,413 1-person, 97 2-persons.

759 married couples with children.
751 single-parent households (340 men, 411 women).

78.2% of residents of Quay speak English at home.
21.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $85,221,000 ($8,987 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,710,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,252,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,841,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,803,000
Federal grants: $27,910,000
Federal procurement contracts: $542,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,874,000 ($302,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $665,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,519,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,377,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 562
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 623
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +63
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -873
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Quay County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Quay County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Quay County, New Mexico
  • 362014 or later
  • 322010 to 2013
  • 1312000 to 2009
  • 6381990 to 1999
  • 8111980 to 1989
  • 8851970 to 1979
  • 8571960 to 1969
  • 1,2891950 to 1959
  • 6681940 to 1949
  • 4021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Quay County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Quay County, New Mexico
  • 31 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2144 rooms
  • 4545 rooms
  • 4646 rooms
  • 3557 rooms
  • 1698 rooms
  • 2109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
  • 111 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 3294 rooms
  • 3895 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Quay County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Quay County, New Mexico
  • 6no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 5762 bedrooms
  • 1,0093 bedrooms
  • 2384 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quay County, New Mexico
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 6512 bedrooms
  • 2503 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Quay County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Quay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Quay County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 50no vehicle
  • 6411 vehicle
  • 6282 vehicles
  • 4193 vehicles
  • 1464 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Quay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Quay County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 158no vehicle
  • 7251 vehicle
  • 1992 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.9% of Quay County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in New Mexico.

Quay County:

91.9%
State average:

86.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,748
  • Other state: 3,263
  • Northeast: 207
  • Midwest: 446
  • South: 1,566
  • West: 1,047
Year householders moved into unit in Quay County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Quay County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.3%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

2.3%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

2.7%
New Mexico:

11.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Quay County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    Hospitals: $1,000,000
    Financial Administration: $940,000
    Regular Highways: $930,000
    Police Protection: $643,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000
    General Public Buildings: $243,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Corrections - Other: $148,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $160,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $952,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $430,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $211,000
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Central Staff Services: $130,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,027,000
    Other: $821,000
    Public Welfare: $744,000
    General Local Government Support: $461,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,696,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $77,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Quay County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    Hospitals: $1,000,000
    Financial Administration: $940,000
    Regular Highways: $930,000
    Police Protection: $643,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000
    General Public Buildings: $243,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Corrections - Other: $148,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $160,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $952,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $430,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $211,000
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Central Staff Services: $130,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,027,000
    Other: $821,000
    Public Welfare: $744,000
    General Local Government Support: $461,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,696,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $77,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Quay County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    Hospitals: $1,000,000
    Financial Administration: $940,000
    Regular Highways: $930,000
    Police Protection: $643,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000
    General Public Buildings: $243,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Corrections - Other: $148,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $160,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $952,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $430,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $211,000
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Central Staff Services: $130,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,027,000
    Other: $821,000
    Public Welfare: $744,000
    General Local Government Support: $461,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,696,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $77,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Quay County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,386,000
    Hospitals: $1,000,000
    Financial Administration: $940,000
    Regular Highways: $930,000
    Police Protection: $643,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $345,000
    General Public Buildings: $243,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Corrections - Other: $148,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $160,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $952,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $430,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $211,000
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    Central Staff Services: $130,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,027,000
    Other: $821,000
    Public Welfare: $744,000
    General Local Government Support: $461,000
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,213,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,696,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $77,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,465,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 436
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 374
  • Number of recipients under 18: 47
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 268
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 121
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 194
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 191
Most common first names in Quay County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9176.7 years
James7072.8 years
John5775.2 years
William4574.7 years
Robert4271.7 years
Charles3774.3 years
George3673.3 years
Jose3072.6 years
Frank2774.4 years
Joe2672.7 years
Most common last names in Quay County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez7369.4 years
Smith5179.8 years
Garcia4275.7 years
Romero3072.0 years
Lopez3068.5 years
Sandoval2868.1 years
Aragon2871.4 years
White2474.7 years
Davis2074.1 years
Johnson2073.4 years
Businesses in Quay County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Circle K2Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx4Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS1