Ganado, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,210. Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 567  (46.9%)
Females: 643  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  29.4 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86505.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,601 (it was $38,958 in 2000)
Ganado:

$36,601
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,517 (it was $13,788 in 2000)

Ganado CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,989 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Ganado:

$67,989
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $318,266; Detached houses: $198,132; Mobile homes: $560,603

Median gross rent in 2012: $417.

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Ganado races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,079 (89.2%)
  • White alone - 61 (5.0%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ganado: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.1%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6385 feet

Land area: 8.95 square miles.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (very low).

Ganado, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Ganado:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ganado CDP:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 37.3%
  • Separated: 7.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

18 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.2%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Ganado, Arizona as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ganado to the number of sex offenders is 71 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $121 (0.2%)

Ganado satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (117.3 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (170.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (207.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Burnside, AZ (2.4 miles ), Cornfields, AZ (2.8 miles ), Klagetoh, AZ (3.7 miles ), Nazlini, AZ (3.9 miles ), Steamboat, AZ (4.2 miles ), Wide Ruins, AZ (4.5 miles) , Greasewood, AZ (4.6 miles ), Toyei, AZ (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 109.55 W

Area code: 928

Ganado household income distribution Ganado home values distribution

Ganado tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

17.8%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (50%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3%)

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

Average climate in Ganado, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ganado-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 332% 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 409.3 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 397.9 miles away from Ganado center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 390.0 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 411.8 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 401.0 miles away from Ganado center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 534.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Apache County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ganado topographic map

Birthplace of: Milton Bluehouse, Sr. - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ganado:

  • SAGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, STATE ROUTE 264 SOUTH 191 PO BOX 457)
  • TOYEI NURSING HOME (PO BOX 256)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ganado:

  • San Juan College (about 108 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Coconino Community College (about 124 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 124 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 144 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 171 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 171 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 171 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ganado:

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Notable locations in Ganado: Wide Reeds Ruins (A), Ganado Trading Post (B), Ganado Fire Department (C), Ganado Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ganado Mission Cemetery (1), Ganado Community Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ganado include: Cottonwood Park (1), Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Apache 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 20.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 3.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported
29 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Ganado, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Ganado compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ganado CDP (based on Apache County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here: 49.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents57.7%25.8%3.2%3.0%2.8%
Congregations15.7%20.9%12.2%5.2%8.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Reformed Church in North AmericaBaha'iChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.6%0.6%3.7%
Congregations4.3%2.6%1.7%3.5%25.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Apache County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Apache County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

14.2%

9.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Arizona average:

5.73%

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 McKinley County, NM  1.96% ($25,450 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.72% ($30,479)
from Navajo County, AZ  1.55% ($27,807)


9.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  2.04% ($23,221 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.53% ($29,666)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.35% ($27,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ganado:

  • 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.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ganado:

  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ganado:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K09XH (Channel 9; GANADO, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Ganado, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 276
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 440
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 101
  • Fatalities: 298
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 783
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 50
See more detailed statistics of Ganado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $722,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,393
Total average daily truck traffic: 265
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,966

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ganado, AZ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • WINDOW ROCK I.H.S., Highway 264 (Lat: 35.656861 Lon: -109.094111), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPVB299
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2002, Expiration Date: 06/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Daniel Bunn
    Registrant: Cng Communications, Inc., 7575 E. Redfield Rd Suite 137, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 648-5000, Fax: (602) 648-5856, Email:
  • HUNTERS PT. 2, 1/2 Mi West Of Hunters Trading Post On Indian Road 12 (Lat: 35.559667 Lon: -109.107556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPVB300
    Assigned Frequencies: 18060.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2002, Expiration Date: 06/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Daniel Bunn
    Registrant: Cng Communications, Inc., 7575 E. Redfield Rd Suite 137, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 648-5000, Fax: (602) 648-5856, Email:
  • Ganado HS F, High School (Lat: 35.751194 Lon: -109.630556), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.8 m, Call Sign: WQJI953
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2008, Expiration Date: 09/25/2018, Certifier: Daniel S Suster
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Ganado Chapter House, Lat: 35.706333 Lon: -109.548472, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQRB691
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/10/2023, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • Ganado WT, Lat: 35.708944 Lon: -109.531528, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQRB692
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/10/2023, Certifier: Lester Lee
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • GANADO MESA, 5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 35.778333 Lon: -109.578972), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WCZ46, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Navajo Communications Company, Inc.
  • GANADO RADIO, 3 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.677500 Lon: -109.555750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WKR81, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Navajo Communications Company, Inc.

Businesses in Ganado, AZ

  • Burger King: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Ganado on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Health care"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
  • #36 (86505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #60 (86505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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