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Median resident age:  23.6 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,216 (it was $20,391 in 2000)
Reservation:

$24,216
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,911

Reservation CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,840 (it was $27,900 in 2000)
Reservation:

$52,840
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,349; Detached houses: $65,547; Townhouses or other attached units: $32,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,064; Mobile homes: $61,296

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Reservation races chart
  • American Indian alone - 11,068 (96.6%)
  • White alone - 188 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 127 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.03%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Reservation: 125.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone




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

Reservation CCD:  0.7% ($199)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Reservation satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (122.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (130.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (247.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Tohatchi, NM (1.2 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (2.1 miles ), Brimhall Nizhoni, NM (2.8 miles ), Twin Lakes, NM (3.1 miles ), Yah-ta-hey, NM (3.8 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (4.0 miles ), Naschitti, NM (4.1 miles ), Navajo, NM (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.83 N, Longitude: 108.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Reservation household income distribution Reservation home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Gasoline stations (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Reservation-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Mexico state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2004 at 10:16:38, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

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, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reservation:

  • San Juan College (about 73 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 112 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 130 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 130 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 131 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 170 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Adams State College (about 196 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)

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Notable locations in Reservation: Slick Rock (A), Tohatchi Lookout (B), Bowl Lake Campground (C), Corral (D), Standing Rock Pumping Station (E), Gallup Pumping Station (F), Tohatchi Village Site (G), Toyee (H), Shillingburg (I), Dalton Pass Chapter House (J), Dalton Pass Trading Post (K), Dalton Pass Historic Site (L), Mexican Springs Weather Station (M), Tohatchi Weather Station (N), Navajo Community Library (O), Nahodishgish Chapter House (P), Tohatchi Emergency Medical Services (Q), Navajo Pine Volunteer Fire and Rescue (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Reservation include: Saint Mary Church (A), Toyee (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bass Lake (A), Red Pond (B), Red Water Pond (C), Bowl Lake (D), Whiskey Lake (E), Red Lake (F), Chuska Lake (G), Red Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bowl Canyon Creek (A), Whiskey Creek (B), Black Creek (C), Black Springs Wash (D), Catron Wash (E), Chuska Wash (F), Deer Springs Wash (G), Figuredo Wash (H), Little Water Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Reservation: Navajo Indian Reservation Historical Marker (1). 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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

34.8
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 34.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

24.2


Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
New Mexico:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

39.8%
Whole state:

18.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.7%
Whole state:

7.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Reservation, NM

Reservation compared to New Mexico state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (39%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Reservation CCD (based on McKinley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.77%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents55.0%16.7%8.0%5.4%3.2%
Congregations16.0%14.8%8.6%11.1%9.9%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%1.7%1.1%1.0%4.9%
Congregations9.9%1.2%3.7%2.5%22.2%
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: 13
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McKinley County:

12.0%
State:

11.5%

8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
McKinley County:

0.05%
New Mexico average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Juan County, NM  2.87% ($21,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($22,212)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.81% ($19,645)


9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

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 San Juan County, NM  2.55% ($22,080 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.70% ($21,378)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.40% ($25,472)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reservation:

  • 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.)
  • KGAK (1330 AM; 5 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KRJG, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, 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.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO 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.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reservation:

  • 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.)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KWIM (102.7 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Reservation:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K08IJ (Channel 8; GALLUP, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K41FK (Channel 41; TOHATCHI, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K47DI (Channel 47; COYOTE CANYON, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K38AU (Channel 38; CROWNPOINT, NM; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • K09NA (Channel 9; SHEEP SPRINGS, ETC., NM; Owner: THE NAVAJO TRIBE)
  • K06IS (Channel 6; TOHATCHI, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)


Reservation on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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