Crownpoint, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 2,278. Population change since 2000: -13.4%
Males: 1,076  (47.3%)
Females: 1,202  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87313.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,911 (it was $29,792 in 2000)
Crownpoint:

$27,911
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,157 (it was $9,964 in 2000)

Crownpoint CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,582 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Crownpoint:

$40,582
NM:

$159,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $575.

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  • Races in Crownpoint, NM (2013)

    Crownpoint races chart
    • 2,28188.7%American Indian alone
    • 1285.0%White alone
    • 843.3%Hispanic
    • 411.6%Asian alone
    • 311.2%Black alone
    • 140.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%Two or more races

Races in Crownpoint detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crownpoint: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (1.4%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6971 feet

Land area: 7.06 square miles.

Population density: 322 people per square mile   (very low).

Crownpoint, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Crownpoint:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crownpoint CDP:

  • Never married: 56.5%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Crownpoint CDP:  0.9% ($264)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Crownpoint satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (87.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (95.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (268.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Thoreau, NM (4.4 miles ), Red Rock, NM (5.2 miles ), Brimhall Nizhoni, NM (5.3 miles ), Church Rock, NM (5.3 miles ), Lake Valley, NM (5.3 miles) , Bluewater Acres, NM (5.4 miles ), Bluewater Village, NM (5.8 miles ), Pueblo Pintado, NM (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.69 N, Longitude: 108.15 W

Crownpoint household income distribution Crownpoint home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Utilities (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Crownpoint: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Crownpoint, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Crownpoint-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 248% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 486.4 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 475.7 miles away from Crownpoint center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 462.9 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 482.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 471.9 miles away from Crownpoint center
On 4/29/1993 at 08:21:00, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKinley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crownpoint topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crownpoint:

  • CROWNPOINT HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Government - Federal, JUNCTION OF HWY 371)
  • RED ROCKS DIALYSIS - CROWNPOINT (JCT OF HWY 57 & RTE 9)

Airports located in Crownpoint:

College/University in Crownpoint:

  • Navajo Technical University (Full-time enrollment: 1,364; Location: Lower Point Road, State Road 371; Public; Website: www.navajotech.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crownpoint:

  • San Juan College (about 76 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 95 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 96 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 96 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 112 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 121 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 165 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)

Public high school in Crownpoint:

Public elementary/middle school in Crownpoint:

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Notable locations in Crownpoint: Casa de Estrella Site Historic Site (A), United States Public Health Science Indian Hospital Library (B), Crownpoint Institute of Technology Library (C), Navajo Nation Emergency Medical Services (D), Crownpoint Volunteer Fire and Rescue (E), Pueblo Pintado City Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Crownpoint: Saint Paul Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

McKinley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents, 52.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
159 people in college/university student housing in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Crownpoint, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Crownpoint compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
New Mexico average:

13.6

Crownpoint travel time to work - commute Crownpoint mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (37%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crownpoint CDP (based on McKinley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,20012
Other9,91015
Evangelical Protestant8,67573
Mainline Protestant5744
Black Protestant1311
None39,002-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
McKinley County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McKinley County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
McKinley County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McKinley County:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.5%

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Juan County, NM  3.26% ($23,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($23,221)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.96% ($20,482)


7.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Juan County, NM  2.06% ($23,526 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.44% ($25,450)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.04% ($25,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crownpoint:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXKS (1190 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNML (610 AM; 5 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crownpoint:

  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Crownpoint:

  • K63EQ (Channel 63; CROWNPOINT, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K65FJ (Channel 65; CROWNPOINT, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K67FP (Channel 67; CROWNPOINT, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Crownpoint fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Crownpoint fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 5,119Total average daily traffic
  • 517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,133Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crownpoint)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Tv Hill (Lat: 35.679167 Lon: -108.147000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQV468
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.980 MHz, 155.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2021
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Transportation Bldg Crownpoint (Lat: 35.682250 Lon: -108.153667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WSQ936
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHz, 155.040 MHz, 155.760 MHz, 155.820 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/2005, Expiration Date: 09/04/2015
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Crownpoint Police Station (Lat: 35.696139 Lon: -108.141444), Call Sign: KRL362
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2005, Expiration Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant: State Of New Mexico, 401 Broadway Tiwa Bldg, Albuquerque, NM 87102, Phone: (505) 841-8453, Fax: (505) 841-8452, Email:
  • N T U A District Sub Ofc (Lat: 35.695861 Lon: -108.145056), Call Sign: WNKL256
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.605 MHz, 153.650 MHz, 158.160 MHz, 158.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/11/2022
    Registrant: Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, North Hwy Route 12, Fort Defiance, AZ 86504-0170, Phone: (928) 729-4705, Fax: (928) 729-4670, Email:
  • One Mile West Of Hwy 56 (Lat: 35.679167 Lon: -108.146944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPYV682
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2003, Expiration Date: 11/10/2013, Certifier: Henry Wallace
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5YWW, Licensee ID: L01242416
    Grant Date: 02/06/2007, Expiration Date: 02/11/2017, Certifier: Walter V Barbone
    Registrant: Walter V Barbone, Westview Loop 8, Crownpoint, NM 87313
  • Call Sign: KD5JBG, Licensee ID: L00199816
    Grant Date: 01/25/2000, Expiration Date: 01/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2000, Certifier: Monte G Hammond
    Registrant: Monte G Hammond, Crownpoint, NM 87313
  • Call Sign: KM5WZ, Previous Call Sign: KD5JBG, Licensee ID: L00199816
    Grant Date: 01/25/2000, Expiration Date: 01/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2000, Certifier: Monte G Hammond
    Registrant: Monte G Hammond, Crownpoint, NM 87313
  • Call Sign: KE5MTD, Licensee ID: L01251028
    Grant Date: 02/27/2007, Expiration Date: 02/27/2017, Certifier: Faye Platero
    Registrant: Faye Platero, Crownpoint, NM 87313
  • Call Sign: KE5RNQ, Licensee ID: L01343803
    Grant Date: 11/21/2007, Expiration Date: 11/21/2017, Certifier: Kristofferson L Martin
    Registrant: Kristofferson L Martin, Crownpoint, NM 87313
  • Call Sign: KE5RNR, Licensee ID: L01343804
    Grant Date: 11/21/2007, Expiration Date: 11/21/2017, Certifier: Rebekah J Martin
    Registrant: Rebekah J Martin, Crownpoint, NM 87313

Most common first names in Crownpoint, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2577.2 years
John1878.4 years
Frank1073.1 years
Joe1072.4 years
Tom1075.7 years
Helen874.5 years
Elsie761.1 years
Alice772.6 years
Harry769.9 years
Annie683.5 years
Most common last names in Crownpoint, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morgan2372.6 years
Begay1971.3 years
Yazzie1867.8 years
Benally1566.9 years
Johnson1469.1 years
Becenti1381.5 years
Largo1367.8 years
Thompson1266.4 years
Martin1171.3 years
Shorty1174.3 years
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