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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    B-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    A-
Quay County is located in New Mexico with a population of 8,373. In Quay County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Quay County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Quay County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$531
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    744.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,276.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    319.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Quay County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,075
National
$55,322

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