Shongopovi, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 831. Population change since 2000: +31.5%
Males: 361  (43.4%)
Females: 470  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 86043.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,730 (it was $13,000 in 2000)
Shongopovi:

$33,730
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,398 (it was $5,813 in 2000)

Shongopovi CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,165 (it was $19,300 in 2000)
Shongopovi:

$75,165
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $81,205; Detached houses: $102,727; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,827; Mobile homes: $46,460
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  • Races in Shongopovi, AZ (2010)

    Shongopovi races chart
    • 81598.1%American Indian alone
    • 121.4%Hispanic
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shongopovi: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 6341 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 492 people per square mile   (low).

Shongopovi, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Shongopovi:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 37.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shongopovi CDP:

  • Never married: 63.4%
  • Now married: 16.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Arizona:

13.4%

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

Shongopovi CDP:  1.2% ($238)
Arizona:  0.9% ($962)
Shongopovi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coconino, AZ (73.2 miles , pop. 74,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (172.4 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (181.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Second Mesa, AZ (1.3 miles ), Kykotsmovi Village, AZ (2.4 miles ), First Mesa, AZ (3.0 miles ), Hotevilla-Bacavi, AZ (3.2 miles ), Hard Rock, AZ (3.8 miles) , Keams Canyon, AZ (4.3 miles ), Hopi, AZ (4.5 miles) , Seba Dalkai, AZ (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 110.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

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

9.5%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Shongopovi, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Shongopovi-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 397% 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 358.0 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 345.5 miles away from Shongopovi center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 344.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 369.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 480.4 miles away from Shongopovi center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 357.9 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 Navajo County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, 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).
Shongopovi topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred Kabotie - Hopi painter, Michael Kabotie - Hopi silversmith.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shongopovi:

  • Coconino Community College (about 77 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 78 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Northcentral University (about 131 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Yavapai College (about 140 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • San Juan College (about 148 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 172 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,259)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 173 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)

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Notable location: Shongopavi Community Building (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2016: 56.6%
(56.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  23.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Arizona average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other24,72762
Evangelical Protestant13,96698
Catholic6,60014
Mainline Protestant1,41018
Black Protestant2072
None60,539-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shongopovi:

46.2%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Shongopovi:

30.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shongopovi:

16.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shongopovi:

39.7%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Shongopovi:

52.8%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Shongopovi:

80.1%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shongopovi, AZ Residents

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.98% ($36,088 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  0.87% ($27,548)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.66% ($25,893)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Navajo County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  2.08% ($32,707 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.00% ($27,807)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.67% ($28,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shongopovi:

  • 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)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KAFF (930 AM; 5 kW; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Owner: GUYANN CORPORATION)
  • KYET (1180 AM; 10 kW; WILLIAMS, AZ; Owner: GRAND CANYON GATEWAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shongopovi:

  • KUYI (88.1 FM; HOTEVILLA, AZ; Owner: THE HOPI FOUNDATION)
  • KJKI (98.9 FM; LEUPP, AZ; Owner: ORAIBI MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KFXR-FM (107.3 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHR (91.5 FM; TUBA CITY, AZ; Owner: TUBA CITY HIGH SCHOOL BOARD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shongopovi:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 34,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,035Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,510Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Second Mesa, Lat: 35.818778 Lon: -110.532667, Type: Tank, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQSX734
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Guy TurleyRegistrant: Americas Communcations LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • SHONGOPOVI, 1.8 Miles N Of Hwys 264 & 54 (Lat: 35.868889 Lon: -110.517333), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 46.9 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WCU373
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.00 MHz, 2128.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Brent A KennedyRegistrant: Kraskin, Moorman & Cosson, LLC, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 296-8890, Fax: (202) 296-8893

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Shongopovi compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Shongopovi on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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