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Population in 2010: 2,712. Population change since 2000: -11.3%
Males: 1,243  (45.8%)
Females: 1,469  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 86515.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,724 (it was $36,885 in 2000)
Window Rock:

$44,724
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,704

Window Rock CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $137,394 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Window Rock:

$137,394
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,939; Detached houses: $50,615; Townhouses or other attached units: $88,929; Mobile homes: $36,437

Median gross rent in 2012: $511.

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  • American Indian alone - 2,534 (93.4%)
  • White alone - 60 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 48 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Window Rock: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6900 feet

Land area: 5.19 square miles.

Population density: 522 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Window Rock:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Window Rock CDP:

  • Never married: 54.3%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

36 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.1%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Window Rock, Arizona as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Window Rock to the number of sex offenders is 542 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $620 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (137.3 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (143.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (226.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: St. Michaels, AZ (1.4 miles ), Tse Bonito, NM (1.5 miles ), Fort Defiance, AZ (2.2 miles ), Rock Springs, NM (3.7 miles ), Oak Springs, AZ (3.8 miles) , Yah-ta-hey, NM (3.9 miles ), Navajo, NM (4.0 miles ), Nakaibito, NM (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 109.06 W

Area code: 928

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

20.4%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Window Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/6/1998 at 08:36:46, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2004 at 10:16:38, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Window Rock center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

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, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bobby Bold Eagle - Professional wrestler.

Political contributions by individuals in Window Rock, AZ

Airports located in Window Rock:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Window Rock:

  • San Juan College (about 91 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,028)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 130 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,438)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 144 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 5,120)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 150 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 17,288)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 200 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,285)

Public elementary/middle school in Window Rock:

Library in Window Rock:

  • OFFICE OF NAVAJO NATION LIBRARY (Operating income: $369,873; Location: HIGHWAY 264 POST OFFICE LOOP; 72,417 books; 99 audio materials; 1,616 video materials; 119 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Window Rock: Arizona State Inspection Station (A), Navajo Tribal Zoo (B), Tse Bonito Campground (C), Navajo Nation Training Center (D), Navajo Nation Telecommunication and Utilities Building (E), Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency Building (F), Navajo Nation Department of Minerals Building (G), Navajo Nation Department of Justice Building (H), Navajo Nation Department of Information Technology Building (I), Navajo Nation Department of Highway Safety Building (J), Navajo Nation Administration Building 2 (K), Navajo Nation Administration Building 1 (L), Navajo Housing Authority Building (M), Navajo Department of Dine Education Center (N), Navajo Nation Museum (O), Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President (P), Navajo Nation Department of Fire and Rescue Services Station 10 Window Rock (Q), Window Rock Police Department (R), Navajo Nation Council Chamber (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Window Rock: Window Rock United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Window Rock include: Tse Bonita Tribal Park (1), Navajo Tribal Fairground (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Quality Inn Navajo Nation Capital (48 West Highway 264).

 
Apache 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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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 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

24.2


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.5%
(77.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.9% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Window Rock, AZ

People in group quarters in Window Rock in 2010:

  • 14 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
34 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Window Rock compared to Arizona state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Banks with branches in Window Rock (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Window Rock Branch at Hwy 264, branch established on 1962/08/15. 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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Window Rock CDP (based on Apache County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Apache County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Apache County:

12.8%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
Arizona:

14.2%

12.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.14%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.09%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McKinley County, NM  2.59% ($21,378 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  2.07% ($30,151)
from San Juan County, NM  1.74% ($27,027)


11.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.61%
Arizona average:

5.96%

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 Maricopa County, AZ  2.36% ($24,904 average AGI)
to McKinley County, NM  2.22% ($22,212)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.57% ($25,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Window Rock:

  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Window Rock:

  • KWIM (102.7 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWRK (96.1 FM; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AD (105.7 FM; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Window Rock:

  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K68BL (Channel 68; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K44BB (Channel 44; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • K64AY (Channel 64; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: EL PASO NATURAL GAS CO.)
  • K66BH (Channel 66; NAVAJO COMP STATION, AZ; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Window Rock, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 289
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 106
  • Fatalities: 311
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 818
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 53

See more detailed statistics of Window Rock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $2,121,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,914
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,519
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 23,748

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Window Rock)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Window Rock, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Window Rock)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 200GS , Serial Number: BB--1214
    Registrant (Government): Navajo Nation, Po Box 706, Window Rock, AZ 86515
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 201 mph), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 214P , Serial Number: LJ-1293, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1991
    Registrant (Government): Navajo Nation, Po Box 706, Window Rock, AZ 86515
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 740P , Serial Number: BB-1218, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1985
    Registrant (Government): Navajo Nation, Po Box 706, Window Rock, AZ 86515



Most common first names in Window Rock, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1771.8 years
John1564.3 years
Joe1168.3 years
Louise1064.1 years
David1041.9 years
James961.4 years
Albert856.6 years
Nellie865.3 years
Robert843.8 years
Thomas753.6 years
Most common last names in Window Rock, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Begay4792.9 years
Yazzie3763.1 years
Lee1561.3 years
Benally1551.9 years
Nez1464.9 years
Tsosie1060.5 years
Blackgoat970.2 years
Wauneka967.7 years
James851.2 years
Wilson849.1 years
Businesses in Window Rock, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration"
  • #56 (86515) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #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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