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McKinley County

Population in 2010: 808. Population change since 2000: -22.1%
Males: 376  (46.5%)
Females: 432  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
New Mexico median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 87325.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $33,858 (it was $28,167 in 2000)
Tohatchi:

$33,858
New Mexico:

$41,963
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,263

Tohatchi CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $45,688 (it was $43,200 in 2000)
Tohatchi:

$45,688
New Mexico:

$159,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,106; Detached houses: $52,813; Mobile homes: $41,471

Median gross rent in 2011: $281.

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Tohatchi races chart
  • American Indian alone - 705 (87.3%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (5.1%)
  • White alone - 37 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tohatchi: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6454 feet

Land area: 6.18 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tohatchi:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tohatchi CDP:

  • Never married: 46.2%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.7%
New Mexico:  9.3%
Tohatchi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (123.4 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (131.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (248.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Reservation, NM (1.2 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (2.3 miles ), Brimhall Nizhoni, NM (3.0 miles ), Twin Lakes, NM (3.3 miles ), Naschitti, NM (3.9 miles ), Yah-ta-hey, NM (3.9 miles ), Navajo, NM (4.0 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 108.75 W

Area code: 505

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (71%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (29%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (18%)
  • Secondary school teachers (18%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Average climate in Tohatchi, New Mexico

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Earthquake activity:

Tohatchi-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 86.8 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Tohatchi:

  • FORT DEFIANCE INDIAN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; FORT DEFIANCE, AZ)

Political contributions by individuals in Tohatchi, NM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tohatchi:

  • San Juan College (about 72 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 111 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 131 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 131 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 132 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 170 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Adams State College (about 195 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Tohatchi:

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Notable locations in Tohatchi: Tohatchi Village Site (A), Tohatchi Weather Station (B), Tohatchi Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tohatchi: Saint Mary Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Chuska Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Tohatchi: 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
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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 19.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

24.2


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
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: 1.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tohatchi, NM

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Tohatchi compared to New Mexico state average:

Tohatchi, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Tohatchi travel time to work - commute


Tohatchi mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tohatchi (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 Tohatchi:

  • 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 Tohatchi:

  • 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 Tohatchi:

  • 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)
Tohatchi, New Mexico:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
New Mexico average:
  • Fatal accident count: 135
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 194
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 55
  • Fatalities: 148
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 369
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23
See more detailed statistics of Tohatchi fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,145,000
Total average daily traffic: 900
Total average daily truck traffic: 18
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,053

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tohatchi)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Atop Deza Bluff 5 Mi N (Lat: 35.916944 Lon: -108.796194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WXQ948
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.980 MHz, 153.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Tohatchi Police Sub Station (Lat: 35.850306 Lon: -108.763972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WZJ659
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 07/24/2014
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:
  • Deza Bluff 4 Mi N (Lat: 35.908639 Lon: -108.773778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: WNXV366
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHz, 153.410 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/10/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2012, Certifier: Gary T Shanker
    Registrant: Arizona Public Service Company, Mail Station: 3864, Phoenix, AZ 85072-3933, Phone: (602) 371-6443, Fax: (602) 371-7820, Email:
  • Se Corner Of Manuelito Dr & Toh Hwaa Chi Drive (Lat: 35.659306 Lon: -108.761889), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WPXL904
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.000 MHz, 468.025 MHz, 468.050 MHz, 468.075 MHz, 468.100 MHz, 468.125 MHz, 468.150 MHz, 468.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Henry Wallace
    Registrant: Navajo Nation, Bldg 2528, Morgan Blvd, Window Rock, AZ 86515, Phone: (928) 871-7740, Fax: (928) 871-7741, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD6LUU, Licensee ID: L00558372
    Grant Date: 06/17/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013, Certifier: Keith S Bodner
    Registrant: Keith S Bodner, Tohatchi, NM 87325-1206
  • Call Sign: KE5UGS, Licensee ID: L01394674
    Grant Date: 04/28/2008, Expiration Date: 04/28/2018, Certifier: Douglas K Hansen
    Registrant: Douglas K Hansen, Tohatchi, NM 87325

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1745P , Serial Number: 22-2536, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Margie C Dulin, Po Box 248, Tohatchi, NM 87325
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5597Z , Serial Number: 22-9416, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Rocky Mountain Flying Club Inc, Box 1487, Tohatchi, NM 87325



Most common first names in Tohatchi, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2075.5 years
Mary1378.1 years
Tom1075.1 years
James967.5 years
Frank775.4 years
Joe672.7 years
Willie678.3 years
Grace672.0 years
Marie678.0 years
Sam681.3 years
Most common last names in Tohatchi, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay3674.4 years
Yazzie2874.2 years
Manuelito1865.4 years
Nez1467.0 years
Becenti1470.3 years
Tsosie1372.5 years
Benally1180.2 years
Denetdale1078.3 years
Dennison1079.6 years
Henry969.5 years
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