Quay County

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Quay County, New Mexico

300 S 3rd St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone: (505) 461-2112
Fax: (505) 461-6208
www.tucumcarinm.com

On the central eastern border of NM; organized Jan 28, 1903 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Matthew S. Quay (1833-1904), U.S. senator from PA (1887-99; 1901-04) who was active in establishing the area

Area (sq mi):: 2881.80 (land 2874.93; water 6.87) Population per square mile: 3.20
Population 2005: 9,259 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.80%; 1990-2000 -6.20% Population 2000: 10,155 (White 58.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 38.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 16.20%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,938; median household $24,894; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,924-$19,812
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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