Shiprock, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 8,295.
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
Males: 3,861  (46.6%)
Females: 4,434  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 87420.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,420 (it was $24,523 in 2000)
Shiprock:

$33,420
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,488 (it was $7,967 in 2000)

Shiprock CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,022 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Shiprock:

$82,022
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,448; detached houses: $132,122; mobile homes: $117,945

Median gross rent in 2017: $482.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shiprock: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.6%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Shiprock, NM (2017)
    • 8,45795.4%American Indian alone
    • 1832.1%White alone
    • 1211.4%Asian alone
    • 1141.3%Hispanic
    • 160.2%Black alone
    • 110.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Shiprock, New Mexico as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shiprock is 1,528 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4900 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 522 people per square mile   (low).

Shiprock, New Mexico map

113 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $345 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $330 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (153.6 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (164.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (296.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Waterflow, NM (3.5 miles ),
Nenahnezad, NM (3.9 miles ),
Beclabito, NM (4.3 miles ),
Ojo Amarillo, NM (4.3 miles ),
Kirtland, NM (4.4 miles ),
Upper Fruitland, NM (4.7 miles ),
Burnham, NM (4.8 miles ),
Teec Nos Pos, AZ (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.79 N, Longitude: 108.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +863 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,542 (54.3%)

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Shiprock, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shiprock, NM in 2017
Shiprock satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Most common industries in Shiprock, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Utilities (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Utilities (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Shiprock, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Shiprock, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shiprock, New Mexico average temperatures Shiprock, New Mexico average precipitation Shiprock, New Mexico humidity Shiprock, New Mexico wind speed Shiprock, New Mexico snowfall Shiprock, New Mexico sunshine Shiprock, New Mexico clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.568. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Shiprock-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 285% 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 477.0 miles away from Shiprock 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 462.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 467.5 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 540.4 miles away from Shiprock center
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 265.0 miles away from Shiprock center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 492.1 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shiprock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shiprock:

  • NORTHERN NAVAJO MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Federal, US HWY 491 NORTH)
  • SHIPROCK DIALYSIS (DVA) (HIGHWAY 491 N)

Airports located in Shiprock:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shiprock:

  • San Juan College (about 29 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 57 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 156 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 159 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 162 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Adams State University (about 162 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 166 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

Public high schools in Shiprock:

  • CAREER PREP ALTERNATIVE (Students: 56, Location: WEST HWY 64, Grades: 9-12)
  • SHIPROCK HIGH (Location: HWY 64, Grades: 9-12)
  • SHIPROCK NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (Location: PINON ST, BLDG 1416, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shiprock:

  • DREAM DINE (Location: NO STREET ADDRESS, Grades: KG-1, Charter school)
  • MESA ELEMENTARY (Location: N HWY 491 MESA SCHOOL RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • NIZHONI ELEMENTARY (Location: HWY 491, Grades: PK-5)
  • TSE'BIT'AI MIDDLE (Location: US HWY 64, Grades: 6-8)
  • EVA B STOKELY ELEMENTARY (Location: WEST HWY 64, Grades: KG-5)
  • ATSA' BIYA' A'ZH COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: PINON ST BLDG C, Grades: KG-6)
  • BECLABITO DAY SCHOOL (Location: CLLIFORD WARD DR HWY 64, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in Shiprock

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio station KGLX/KFXR 99.1 in Gallup and 107.3 in Chinle also come in pretty good in Shiprock. added by Sam B

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shiprock: Pictured Cliffs Historic Site (A), Hogback Ruin Historic Site (B), Shiprock Weather Station (C), Shiprock Community Health Center Library (D), Navajo Community College Library (E), San Juan County Fire District 12 Shiprock (F), San Juan County Fire District 13 Newcomb (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shiprock include: Beclabito Chapel (A), First Baptist Church (B), Mesa View Assembly Church (C), Blue Gap/Four Corners United Methodist Church (D), Shiprock United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Many Devils Wash (A), Baker Arroyo (B), Rattlesnake Wash (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Luci Tapahonso - Poet, David H. DePatie - Animator, Lloyd Oliver - Soilder, Thomas Atcitty - Late 20th century President of the Navajo Nation.

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.5 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.6%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.3%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Shiprock in 2010:

  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

Banks with branches in Shiprock (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Shiprock Branch at U S Highway491 N, branch established on 1956/01/03. 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

For population 15 years and over in Shiprock:

Marital status in Shiprock, NM
  • Never married: 52.7%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Shiprock:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shiprock
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shiprock, NM (based on San Juan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,905115
Other15,00131
Catholic12,50011
Mainline Protestant5,22216
None77,416-
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: 10
San Juan County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
San Juan County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
San Juan County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
San Juan County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Juan County:

7.3%
State:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

26.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shiprock:

44.2%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Shiprock:

29.7
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Shiprock:

53.2%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
State:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shiprock, NM Residents

5.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McKinley County, NM  1.28% ($26,792 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.41% ($30,860)
from Apache County, AZ  0.33% ($31,833)


8.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McKinley County, NM  0.95% ($26,402 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  0.86% ($28,195)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.56% ($33,795)
Businesses in Shiprock, NM
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shiprock:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVFC (740 AM; 1 kW; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shiprock:

  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KNMI (88.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KISZ-FM1 (97.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K281AC (104.1 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K287AC (105.3 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K230AF (93.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYK-FM (94.9 FM; AZTEC, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRWN (92.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KPCL (95.7 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: VOICE MINISTRIES OF FARMINGTON)
  • KSJE (90.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: SAN JUAN COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Shiprock:

  • K48AW (Channel 48; SHIPROCK, NM; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
Shiprock fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Shiprock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $8,393,000Total costs
  • 140,017Total average daily traffic
  • 18,043Total average daily truck traffic
  • 196,412Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shiprock, NM - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shiprock, NM

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Shiprock, NM)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5SPU, Licensee ID: L00864795, Grant Date: 07/16/2014, Expiration Date: 07/16/2024, Registrant: Jerome Johnson Jr, Shiprock, NM 87420
  • Call Sign: KE5MJC, Licensee ID: L01243237, Grant Date: 02/06/2007, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Treva L Frank, Registrant: Treva L Frank, Shiprock, NM 87420
  • Call Sign: WB7STX, Previous Call Sign: KE7WUS, Licensee ID: L01440682, Grant Date: 11/18/2008, Expiration Date: 11/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2009, Certifier: Louis St Germaine, Registrant: Louis St Germaine, Shiprock, NM 87420
  • Call Sign: NY5K, Previous Call Sign: WB7STX, Licensee ID: L01440682, Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Certifier: Louis St. Germaine, Registrant: Louis St Germaine, Shiprock, NM 87420
  • Call Sign: KI5AYO, Licensee ID: L02202056, Grant Date: 07/20/2018, Expiration Date: 07/20/2028, Certifier: Nathan D Henrie, Registrant: Nathan D Henrie, Shiprock, NM 87420

2007 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 190. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 322 took place in 2013, and the least - 33 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shiprock, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.1%), and Structure Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shiprock, NM
    • 1,05655.1%Outside Fires
    • 69936.5%Structure Fires
    • 824.3%Other
    • 794.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shiprock, NM
Most common first names in Shiprock, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5973.4 years
John4477.1 years
Harry2464.7 years
James2162.9 years
Tom2067.3 years
Joe1875.2 years
Jim1672.4 years
Marie1675.2 years
David1562.2 years
Sam1567.1 years
Most common last names in Shiprock, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay11570.0 years
Benally7064.6 years
Lee6564.5 years
Joe4361.7 years
Yazzie4271.1 years
Johnson4170.0 years
Nez3461.0 years
John2362.3 years
Atcitty1567.4 years
Martin1465.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shiprock, NM
  • 37.4%Wood
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shiprock, NM
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Shiprock compared to New Mexico 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Shiprock on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #42 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (87420) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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