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Encyclopedia > Quay County, New Mexico
Quay County, New Mexico
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Map of New Mexico highlighting Quay County
Location in the state of New Mexico
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New Mexico's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded January 28, 1903
Seat Tucumcari
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

50000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000km² (2,882 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
18 km² (7 mi²), 0.24%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,155
1/km² 
Website: www.quayco.com/

Quay County (pronounced "kway") is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of 2000, the population is 10,155. Its county seat is Tucumcari6. It was named for Pennsylvania senator Matthew Quay, who supported New Mexican statehood. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... This article is about the city in New Mexico, USA. For other uses see Tucumcari (disambiguation). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... This article is about the city in New Mexico, USA. For other uses see Tucumcari (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Matthew Stanley Quay (September 30, 1833 - May 28, 1904) was an immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss; kingmaker (Benjamin Harrison, 1888). ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,464 km² (2,882 mi²). 7,446 km² (2,875 mi²) of it is land and 18 km² (7 mi²) of it (0.24%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. ... Harding County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... San Miguel County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Guadalupe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... De Baca County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Roosevelt County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Curry County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Deaf Smith County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Hartley County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,155 people, 4,201 households, and 2,844 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/mi²). There were 5,664 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 82.09% White, 0.84% Black or African American, 1.27% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 12.11% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. 37.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 4,201,000,000,000 households out of which 28.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.10% were married couples living together, 12.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. 28.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.90. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 19.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $24,894, and the median income for a family was $30,362. Males had a median income of $24,801 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,938. About 15.70% of families and 20.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.50% of those under age 18 and 15.80% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Hi Angelo! Glenrio, Texas is a ghost town on Route 66 that sits on the Texas / New Mexico state line. ... House is a village located in Quay County, New Mexico. ... Logan is a village located in Quay County, New Mexico. ... Quay, New Mexico is a small town in Quay County about fifteen miles south of Tucumcari on New Mexico State Highway 209. ... San Jon is a village located in Quay County, New Mexico. ...

State of New Mexico
Santa Fe (capital)
Regions

Central New Mexico | Colorado Plateau | Eastern New Mexico | Llano Estacado | Northern New Mexico | Sangre de Cristo Mountains | Southwestern New Mexico Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Mexico. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... Nickname: The City Different Location in the State of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Santa Fe Founded 1607  - Mayor David Coss Area    - City  37. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... The centre of the U.S state New Mexico. ... The Colorado Plateau, also called the Colorado Plateaus Province, is a physiographic region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. ... Eastern New Mexico is a region of the U.S. state of New Mexico. ... Shaded Relief Image of the Llano Estacado Llano Estacado (or Staked Plains) is a region in the southwestern United States that encompasses parts of eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. ... Northern New Mexico may simply mean the northern part of New Mexico, but in cultural terms it usually means the area of heavy Spanish settlement in the north-central part. ... The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains located in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado in the United States. ... Official language(s) English and Spanish Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 5th 315,194 km² 550 km 595 km 0. ...

Major cities

Albuquerque | Las Cruces | Rio Rancho | Roswell | Santa Fe This is a list of the cities & towns in New Mexico, above 3,000 in population. ... Nickname: The Duke City Location in the state of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Bernalillo Founded 1706 Government  - Mayor Martin Chavez Area  - City  181. ... Las Cruces is a city in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. ... Rio Rancho, (Spanish: Río Rancho) a suburb of Albuquerque, is the largest city and economic hub of Sandoval County in the U.S. state of New Mexico. ... Nickname: All America City Location in the state of New Mexico. ... Nickname: The City Different Location in the State of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Santa Fe Founded 1607  - Mayor David Coss Area    - City  37. ...

Smaller
cities

Alamogordo | Artesia | Carlsbad | Clovis | Corrales | Deming | Española | Farmington | Gallup | Grants | Hobbs | Las Vegas | Los Alamos | Los Lunas | Lovington | Portales | Ruidoso | Silver City | Socorro | Sunland Park This is a list of the cities & towns in New Mexico, above 3,000 in population. ... Alamogordo is a city in Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America. ... Location in the State of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Eddy Founded 1905 Mayor Manuel Madrid Area    - City 20. ... Location in the state of New Mexico. ... Clovis, New Mexico is a small city in Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of approximately 32,700 (2000 census). ... Corrales is a village located in New Mexico. ... Deming is a city located in Luna County, New Mexico. ... Española is a city in New Mexico, United States. ... Farmington (Navajo: Tótah) is a city in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. ... Gallup (Navajo: Naʼnízhoozhí) is a city in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. ... Grants is a city located in Cibola County, New Mexico. ... Hobbs is a city in Lea County, New Mexico. ... The Plaza Hotel, built in 1881, on the Plaza of West Las Vegas. ... Los Alamos is an unincorporated townsite in Los Alamos County, New Mexico. ... Los Lunas is a village located in Valencia County, New Mexico. ... Lovington is a city in Lea County, New Mexico, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 9,471. ... Portales is a municipality in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, with a total population of 11,131 (as of the 2000 census). ... Ruidoso is a small mountain resort [1] city/village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, USA and adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. ... Location in the State of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Grant Founded 1878 Government  - Mayor James R. Marshall Area  - City  10. ... Socorro is a city located in Socorro County, New Mexico in the Rio Grande Valley, at an elevation of 4579 feet. ... Sunland Park is a city located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico. ...

Counties

Bernalillo | Catron | Chaves | Cibola | Colfax | Curry | De Baca | Doña Ana | Eddy | Grant | Guadalupe | Harding | Hidalgo | Lea | Lincoln | Los Alamos | Luna | McKinley | Mora | Otero | Quay | Rio Arriba | Roosevelt | San Juan | San Miguel | Sandoval | Santa Fe | Sierra | Socorro | Taos | Torrance | Union | Valencia List of New Mexico counties: New Mexico counties Bernalillo County one of the 9 original counties formed in 1852. ... Location in the state of New Mexico Formed Seat Albuquerque Area  - Total  - Water 3,027 km² (1,169 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Catron County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Chaves County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Cibola County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Colfax County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Curry County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... De Baca County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Doña Ana County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Eddy County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Guadalupe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Harding County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Hidalgo County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Lea County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Los Alamos County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Luna County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... McKinley County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Mora County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Otero County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Rio Arriba County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Roosevelt County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... San Juan County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. ... San Miguel County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Sandoval County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Santa Fe County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Sierra County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Socorro County is a county located in the state of New Mexico, United States. ... Taos County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Torrance County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. ... Valencia County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Quay County, New Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (383 words)
Quay County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
The racial makeup of the county was 82.09% White, 0.84% Black or African American, 1.27% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 12.11% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races.
The median income for a household in the county was $24,894, and the median income for a family was $30,362.
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