Quay County

  • Total population: 10,823
  • Adult population age 25 and older: 7,097
  • % of adults with less than a 9th grade education: 13.2%
  • % of adults with less than a 12th grade education: 29.7%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 1: 21%
  • % of adults at Literacy Level 2 or below: 55%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home: 27.6%
  • % of adults and children who speak other than English at home and who speak only limited¬†English: 34.1%
  • % of all persons in poverty: 25.1%
  • % of children in poverty: 35.5%