Halchita, Utah

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Population in 2010: 266. Population change since 2000: -1.5%
Males: 117  (44.3%)
Females: 149  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  23.3 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84531.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,944 (it was $9,875 in 2000)
Halchita:

$24,944
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $7,110 (it was $6,124 in 2000)

Halchita CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,717 (it was $24,100 in 2000)
Halchita:

$91,717
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $103,643; Detached houses: $102,231
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  • Races in Halchita, UT (2010)

    Halchita races chart
    • 26198.1%American Indian alone
    • 31.1%Hispanic
    • 20.8%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Halchita: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4400 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Halchita, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Halchita:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 36.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halchita CDP:

  • Never married: 68.4%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

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

Halchita CDP:  1.0% ($245)
Utah:  0.7% ($956)
Halchita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (163.6 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (232.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (276.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mexican Hat, UT (2.1 miles) , Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ (4.1 miles) , Oljato-Monument Valley, UT (4.4 miles ), Oljato, UT (4.4 miles ), Tselakai Dezza, UT (4.4 miles) , Dennehotso, AZ (4.5 miles ), Bluff, UT (4.8 miles ), Red Mesa, AZ (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 109.93 W

Area code: 435

Halchita household income distribution Halchita home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (40%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Halchita, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Halchita-area historical earthquake activity is near Utah state average. It is 361% 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 423.0 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 406.9 miles away from Halchita center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 469.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 423.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 527.8 miles away from Halchita center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.5 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 San Juan County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halchita:

  • San Juan College (about 101 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 115 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 155 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 166 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Coconino Community College (about 166 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Southern Utah University (about 177 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Snow College (about 179 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

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Church in Halchita: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 48.9%
(47.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.7%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.0
Utah average:

10.5

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

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Religion statistics for Halchita CDP (based on San Juan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other6,53322
Evangelical Protestant5359
Catholic1772
Mainline Protestant1774
None7,324-
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: 3
San Juan County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Juan County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
San Juan County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

25.3%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Halchita:

42.4%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.6%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Halchita:

13.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Halchita:

6.7
Utah:

6.8

Overweight people:
Halchita:

38.5%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Halchita:

53.0%
Utah:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Halchita, UT Residents

9.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.67%
Utah average:

6.32%

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  2.02% ($29,508 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.86% ($21,000)
from Utah County, UT  0.77% ($39,542)


11.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.29%
Utah average:

6.46%

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  2.04% ($30,662 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.01% ($36,563)
to Apache County, AZ  0.75% ($27,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halchita:

  • 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.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halchita:

  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Halchita:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,011Total average daily traffic
  • 542Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,514Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Mexican Hat Elementary (Lat: 37.124722 Lon: -109.875667), Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPOP831
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 08/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2008Registrant: Phone: (435) 472-8847

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Halchita compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Halchita on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #59 (84531) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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