Tucumcari Quay County, New Mexico

Tucumcari: City in New Mexico, United States

About

Tucumcari is a city located in the county of Quay in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,363 and a population density of 218 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,827 inhabitants.

The city was created 121 years ago in 1900.

Tucumcari Quick Facts

Population : 4,827 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Quay County
Postal code : 88401
Phone Area Codes : 575
Area : 24.61 km2
Altitude : 4,091 feet / 1247 meters
Capital city : Tucumcari is capital of Quay County
Establishment : January 01, 1901 (121 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 22:49:16 (25th January 2022)
Density : 196 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.1% (2010-2020)
Weather : 25℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Tucumcari locator map
Location of Tucumcari on New Mexico map.
Quay County Courthouse image
Quay County Courthouse
Quay County Courthouse image

Geography

Tucumcari is located at 35°10'19"N 103°43'37"W (35.1719100, -103.7268600).

Tucumcari map

Weather

Tucumcari forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Tucumcari decreased by 11.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,363 - census
2011 5,370 0.13% estimation process
2012 5,223 -2.81% estimation process
2013 5,142 -1.58% estimation process
2014 5,013 -2.57% estimation process
2015 4,998 -0.3% estimation process
2016 4,961 -0.75% estimation process
2017 4,903 -1.18% estimation process
2018 4,865 -0.78% estimation process
2019 4,867 0.04% estimation process
2020 4,827 -0.83% estimation process

Tucumcari zip code is 88401. County name: Quay, County fips: 35037

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People born in Tucumcari (12)

People born in Tucumcari, including actor Paul Brinegar, musician Bob Scobey, martial artist Abel Cullum, .

List

  • Danny Villanueva (American football player (1937-2015)) he was born in 05/11/1937
  • John L. Kane Jr. (United States federal judge) he was born in 14/02/1937
  • Oran K. Gragson (American businessman and politician) he was born in 14/02/1911
  • Primo Villanueva (American former gridiron football player) he was born in 02/12/1931
  • Jimmie V. Reyna (American judge) he was born in 11/11/1952
  • Bill Karn (American film director) he was born in 24/06/1911
  • James Spuhler (American biological anthropologist) he was born in 01/01/1917
  • Richard D. Spence he was born in 07/04/1925
  • Hellyn Moore Pawula (jeweler) she was born in 01/02/1937

Schools in Tucumcari

College & universities near Tucumcari, NM

Code Name City ZIP
188261 Mesalands Community College Tucumcari (NM) 88401-3352

Post offices near Tucumcari

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tucumcar Post Office Tucumcari (NM) 88401

Other cities in Quay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Quay County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Logan 974 Town in New Mexico, United States
San Jon 202 City in Quay County, New Mexico, United States of America
House 61 Village in Quay County, New Mexico, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tucumcari distances to largest New Mexico cities