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New Mexico




Quay County, New Mexico

   People QuickFactsQuay CountyNew Mexico
Population, 2005 estimate 9,2591,928,384
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -8.8%6.0%
Population, 2000 10,1551,819,046
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.2%7.0%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.4%25.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 19.9%12.2%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.9%50.8%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)95.5%84.5%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.6%10.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.4%1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.1%1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)38.1%43.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 58.7%43.1%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 62.3%54.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 3.4%8.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 27.3%36.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 73.8%78.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 13.7%23.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 2,591338,430
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 15.121.9
 
Housing units, 2005 5,859838,668
Homeownership rate, 2000 70.6%70.0%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 7.7%15.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $54,000$108,100
 
Households, 2000 4,201677,971
Persons per household, 2000 2.372.63
Median household income, 2003 $23,568$35,091
Per capita money income, 1999 $14,938$17,261
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 21.2%17.7%
   Business QuickFactsQuay CountyNew Mexico
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 26044,2051
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 1,949580,5761
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -10.6%5.7%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 444112,223
 
Total number of firms, 2002 684136,711
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA5.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA21.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 18.0%30.9%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA10,168,130
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,1858,993,729
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 93,33218,328,637
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,616$9,880
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 20,3352,771,474
Building permits, 2005 014,1801
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 85,22119,863,9671
   Geography QuickFactsQuay CountyNew Mexico
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 2,874121,355
Persons per square mile, 2000 3.515.0
FIPS Code 03735
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:35 EST

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