Lukachukai, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,701. Population change since 2000: +8.7%
Males: 831  (48.9%)
Females: 870  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  27.4 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86507.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,219 (it was $10,179 in 2000)
Lukachukai:

$25,219
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,742 (it was $3,380 in 2000)

Lukachukai CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,553 (it was $18,500 in 2000)
Lukachukai:

$73,553
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $137,442; Detached houses: $160,064; Mobile homes: $77,115

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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Lukachukai races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,651 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.8%)
  • White alone - 5 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lukachukai: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 22.0 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Lukachukai, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Lukachukai:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 49.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lukachukai CDP:

  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.3%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Lukachukai, Arizona as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lukachukai to the number of sex offenders is 340 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,750 (2.5%)

Lukachukai satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (156.0 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (172.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (256.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Tsaile, AZ (2.8 miles ), Sehili, AZ (3.2 miles) , Round Rock, AZ (3.7 miles ), Wheatfields, AZ (3.7 miles ), Del Muerto, AZ (4.5 miles ), Sanostee, NM (4.5 miles ), Many Farms, AZ (4.7 miles ), Sweetwater, AZ (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.42 N, Longitude: 109.24 W

Area code: 928

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

17.8%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (18%)
  • Carpenters (16%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (13%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Financial managers (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)

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

Average climate in Lukachukai, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lukachukai-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 317% 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 439.7 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 426.2 miles away from Lukachukai center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 428.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 528.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 452.4 miles away from Lukachukai 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 441.4 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 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).
Lukachukai topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lukachukai:

  • San Juan College (about 65 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 97 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Coconino Community College (about 161 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 161 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 172 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 174 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 174 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)

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Notable location: Lukachukai Trading Post (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Greasewood Wash (A), Lizard Wash (B), Tohotso Creek (C). 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.6%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Lukachukai, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Lukachukai compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lukachukai 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 Lukachukai:

  • 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lukachukai:

  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lukachukai:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K40AP (Channel 40; TSAILE, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Lukachukai fatal accident list:

Jul 17, 2002 07:36 PM, Bia-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 9, 2001 10:35 PM, Old Bia-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 15, 1990 00:38 AM, Nr12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 8, 1988 01:40 PM, Nr13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $232,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,009
Total average daily truck traffic: 600
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,433

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Roof Butte Site, Approx. 7.9 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 36.461111 Lon: -109.096222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN208
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Wesley Youmans, Located In City Next To School Complex (Lat: 36.434722 Lon: -109.231389), Type: 19.3, Overall height: 19.3 m
    Registrant: 4693653317, Wyoumans@czn.Com, 5600 HEADQUARTERS DRIVE
  • Wesley Youmans, Located In City Next To School Complex (Lat: 36.434722 Lon: -109.231389), Type: 19.3, Overall height: 19.3 m
    Registrant: 5857778155, Wyoumans@czn.Com, 180 SOUTH CLINTON AVENUE
  • LESTER LEE, Ir 13 Lukachukai Az 86507 (Lat: 36.411750 Lon: -109.248833), Type: 55.2, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • Lester Lee, Ir 13 Lukachukai Az 86507 (Lat: 36.411750 Lon: -109.248833), Type: 55.2, Structure height: 04001 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 9287296223, Lesterl@ntua.Com, NORTH INDIAN ROUTE 12
  • Located In City Next To School Complex (Lat: 36.434722 Lon: -109.231389), Type: 19.3, Overall height: 19.3 m
    Registrant: 2143653317, Wyoumans@czn.Com, THREE NORTHPARK E. 8800 N. CENTRAL

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Roof Butte In The Chuska Mtns Approx 10 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 36.460833 Lon: -109.096194), Overall height: 32.3 m, Call Sign: WNER390
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.012 MHz, 928.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2001, Expiration Date: 01/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2007
    Registrant: Phone: (801) 324-1961
  • LUKACHUKAI, Junction Ir12 & Ir13, Lukachukai Az 86507 (Lat: 36.404944 Lon: -109.262806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQJH548
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2008, Expiration Date: 09/11/2018, Certifier: Richard Watkins
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • ROOF BUTTE, Roof Butte 9.5 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 36.460278 Lon: -109.093417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNH46
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023
    Registrant: Department Of Public Safety, Ms 2800, Phoenix, AZ 85005-6638, Phone: (602) 223-2247, Fax: (602) 223-2679, Email:
  • STATION, On Roof Butte In The Chuska Mountains Approx 10 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 36.460833 Lon: -109.096194), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KPD56, Licensee ID: L00180189
    Assigned Frequencies: 2144.40 MHz, 2134.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/1999, Expiration Date: 03/23/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2007
    Registrant: Questar Line 90 Company, Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0433, Phone: (801) 324-1941, Fax: (801) 324-1959, Email:
  • ROOF BUTTE, Roof Butte 9.2 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 36.460833 Lon: -109.095083), Overall height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WGX470
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2011
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8676, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • LUKACHUKAI, 1.2 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 36.418056 Lon: -109.231472), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHB60, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Navajo Communications Company, Inc.

Most common first names in Lukachukai, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1773.5 years
John771.9 years
George663.2 years
Marie572.0 years
Albert462.0 years
Frank470.5 years
Rose478.0 years
James480.7 years
Lucy482.2 years
Stella481.8 years
Most common last names in Lukachukai, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay3170.6 years
Harvey1565.3 years
Yazzie1075.8 years
Chee962.0 years
Nez968.1 years
Allen859.4 years
Tsosie876.2 years
Smith765.4 years
Notah775.6 years
Davis668.1 years

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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
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  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #54 (86507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #91 (86507) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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  • #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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