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Population in 2010: 5,189. Population change since 2000: +5.4%
Males: 2,537  (48.9%)
Females: 2,652  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  24.8 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86033.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,298 (it was $31,707 in 2000)
Kayenta:

$21,298
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,473

Kayenta CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,960 (it was $27,700 in 2000)
Kayenta:

$44,960
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,320; Detached houses: $119,455; Mobile homes: $62,927

Median gross rent in 2012: $573.

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  • American Indian alone - 4,492 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 229 (4.6%)
  • White alone - 115 (2.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 59 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 39 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kayenta: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kayenta:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kayenta CDP:

  • Never married: 53.6%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Kayenta, Arizona as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kayenta to the number of sex offenders is 432 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,310 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flagstaff, AZ (129.9 miles , pop. 52,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (232.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (243.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Western, AZ (1.8 miles) , Chilchinbito, AZ (4.1 miles ), Oljato-Monument Valley, AZ (4.4 miles) , Oljato-Monument Valley, UT (4.5 miles ), Shonto, AZ (4.8 miles ), Dennehotso, AZ (4.9 miles ), Oljato, UT (5.1 miles) , Rough Rock, AZ (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 110.26 W

Area code: 928

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Kayenta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1998 at 07:13:10, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Kayenta center
On 1/26/1991 at 21:49:38, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/8/2003 at 02:20:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 4.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/4/2007 at 18:30:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from Kayenta center
On 6/25/1991 at 21:02:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 0.8 mi) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Kayenta:

  • FOUR CORNERS DIAL CLINIC KAYENTA (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, US HWY 163 N)

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Airports located in Kayenta:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kayenta:

  • San Juan College (about 117 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 132 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 138 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Southern Utah University (about 169 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 5,635)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 185 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Mesa State College (about 189 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Snow College (about 197 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kayenta:


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Notable locations in Kayenta: Navajo Tribal Utility (A), Tohdenasshai Trading Post (B), Kayenta Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn of Monument Valley (Highway 160), Holiday Inn Kayenta (US 160 And 163).

 
Navajo 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 2012: 47.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.2%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kayenta, AZ

7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Kayenta compared to Arizona state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Banks with branches in Kayenta (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kayenta Branch at Hwy 160 Po Box 587, branch established on 1995/03/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kayenta, Arizona:

  • Kayenta Monument Valley Inn, Junction US 160 & 163, Kayenta, AZ 86033 , Phone: (928) 697-3221, Fax: (928) 697-3349
  • Hampton Inn Of Monument Valley, Hwy 160, Kayenta, AZ 86033 , Phone: (928) 697-3170, Fax: (928) 697-3189
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kayenta, Arizona

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kayenta travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (43%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kayenta CDP (based on Navajo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.24%
Here39.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAssemblies of God
Adherents50.9%20.0%9.2%4.7%3.5%
Congregations31.5%7.1%8.9%4.8%7.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.3%1.1%6.1%
Congregations2.4%4.8%2.4%0.6%29.8%
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: 19
Navajo County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Navajo County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Navajo County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 88
Here:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Navajo County:

26.1%
Arizona:

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

9.8%
State:

14.2%

10.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.10%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Maricopa County, AZ  3.00% ($41,501 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.95% ($25,415)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.68% ($35,959)


8.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
Arizona average:

5.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.51% ($31,705 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.81% ($32,265)
to Apache County, AZ  0.73% ($26,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kayenta:

  • 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)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kayenta:

  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kayenta:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K38CX (Channel 38; SHONTO, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kayenta, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53

See more detailed statistics of Kayenta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $919,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,961
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,194
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 34,423

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kayenta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N7LIC
    Grant Date: 07/05/1988, Expiration Date: 07/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2000
    Registrant: Scott E Braden, Kayenta, AZ 86033

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 180BK , Serial Number: 18052120, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Krissman, Po Box 4327, Kayenta, AZ 86033
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 418PC , Serial Number: 185-01843
    Registrant (Individual): Ryan B Krissman, 289 Peabody New Trailer Park, Kayenta, AZ 86033
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 48835 , Serial Number: 15280992, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Dale A Nicholson, Po Box 585, Kayenta, AZ 86033


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Kayenta, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
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  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers"
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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
  • #65 (86033) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 (86033) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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