Living in Tucumcari, NM

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Tucumcari SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
10

Tucumcari, New Mexico Info Snack

Tucumcari (pronounced like "TWO-come-carry") is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 5,363 at the 2010 census. Tucumcari was founded in 1901, two years before Quay County was founded.
Population
4,958
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
27.5%
Median Home
$52,500
Median Income
$23,486
Median Rent
$518

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Population over time in Tucumcari

Year Population % Change
2017 4,958 -0.9%
2016 5,004 -1.7%
2015 5,091 -1.3%
2014 5,157 -1.5%
2013 5,237 -0.8%
2012 5,279 -0.6%
2011 5,313 -0.5%
2010 5,338 0.0%
2009 5,338 -

Race / Ethnicity in Tucumcari

White
32.5% (1,613)
African American
2.5% (122)
American Indian
1.5% (73)
Asian
0.8% (38)
Hawaiian
0.4% (19)
Other
0.5% (23)
Two Or More
0.1% (7)
Hispanic
61.8% (3,063)
Race Tucumcari NM USA
White 32.5% 37.7% 61.1%
African American 2.5% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.5% 8.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 61.8% 48.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Tucumcari, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
10.8% (53,363)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.0% (54,492)
$15,000 to $24,999
30.7% (152,184)
$25,000 to $34,999
18.2% (90,350)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.3% (55,904)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.3% (46,022)
$75,000 to $99,999
1.8% (9,035)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.6% (18,070)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (16,376)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Tucumcari NM USA
Less than $10,000 10.8% 9.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.0% 6.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 30.7% 12.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 18.2% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.3% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.3% 17.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 1.8% 11.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.6% 11.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.7% 7.0%

Gender in Tucumcari

Female
56.2% (2,786)
Male
43.8% (2,172)
Gender Tucumcari NM USA
Female 56.2% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 43.8% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tucumcari for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (396)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (594)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,032)
Some College
21.0% (1,041)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (347)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (297)
Master's Degree
5.0% (247)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Tucumcari NM USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 15.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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