Zuni, New Mexico

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Population in July 2007: 7,262.
Males: 3,479  (47.9%)
Females: 3,783  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
New Mexico median age:  34.6 years

Zip code: 87327

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,071 (it was $21,122 in 2000)
Zuni:

$21,071
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,849 (it was $6,976 in 2000)

Zuni CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,228 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Zuni:

$70,228
NM:

$159,200
  • Races in Zuni, NM (2000)

    Zuni races chart
    • 7,30694.3%American Indian alone
    • 2232.9%White alone
    • 1632.1%Hispanic
    • 490.6%Two or more races
    • 40.05%Black alone
    • 40.05%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Zuni: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 503.2 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Zuni, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Zuni:

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zuni CCD:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Zuni, New Mexico as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Zuni to the number of sex offenders is 1,452 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Zuni CCD:  0.5% ($254)
New Mexico:  0.7% ($699)
Zuni satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (119.7 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (122.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (217.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Black Rock, NM (1.2 miles ), Zuni Pueblo, NM (2.1 miles ), Ramah, NM (4.1 miles ), Pinehill, NM (4.7 miles) , Zuni-Ramah Navajo, NM (4.8 miles ), Lupton, AZ (4.8 miles) , Fence Lake, NM (5.1 miles) , Red Rock, NM (5.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.10 N, Longitude: 108.78 W

Area code: 505

Zuni household income distribution Zuni home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
New Mexico:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Zuni, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Zuni-area historical earthquake activity is above New Mexico state average. It is 257% 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 445.8 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 436.8 miles away from Zuni center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 416.8 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 434.3 miles away from the city center
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 424.2 miles away from Zuni center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 578.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Zuni:

  • ZUNI COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Government - Federal, ROUTE 301 NORTH B STREET)
  • RED ROCKS DIALYSIS - ZUNI (301 NORTH B ST)
  • ZUNI HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, INC (ROUTE 301 NORTH BLVD #52)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zuni:

  • San Juan College (about 121 miles; Farmington, NM; Full-time enrollment: 5,112)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 122 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 122 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 125 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 159 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 160 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Coconino Community College (about 163 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)

Public high schools in Zuni:

Public elementary/middle schools in Zuni:

Private elementary/middle schools in Zuni:

  • ST ANTHONY INDIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 11 ST ANTHONY DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ZUNI CHRISTIAN MISSION SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 19 PIA MESA RD # C; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Zuni, School District: ZUNI PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Zuni:

  • ZUNI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $154,803; Location: 27 E. CHAVEZ CIRCLE; 12,862 books; 317 audio materials; 1,217 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Zuni: Nutria Campground (A), COA Number 1 Windmill (B), Bosson Ranch (C), Kechiba:wa Ruin (D), Ojo Pueblo (E), Soldado Ruin (F), Pueblo de los Muertos Historic Site (G), Yellow House Historic Site (H), Heshotauthla Historic Site (I), Kwa'kin'a Historic Site (J), Kyaki:ma Historic Site (K), Village of the Great Kivas Historic Site (L), Zuni Weather Station (M), Pueblo of Zuni Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 Zuni Village (N), Museum of Zuni (O), Pueblo of Zuni Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 Black Rock (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Zuni: Saint Anthony Parish (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Nutria Diversion Reservoir (A), Pescado Reservoir (B), Tekapo Reservoir (C), Eustace Lake (D), Nutria Reservoir Number 3 (E), Jacks Lake (F), Upper Galestina Number One A Reservoir (G), Black Rock Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bosson Wash (A), Oak Wash (B), Rio Pescado (C), Rio Nutria (D), Cebolla Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Zuni: Pueblo of Zuni Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Zuni Tribal Archives (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 22 B Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Inn at Halona (23 Pia Mesa) (1). Display/hide its approximate 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
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.7%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

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

45.9%
Whole state:

18.4%

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

21.0%
Whole state:

7.8%
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Zuni in 2000:

  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Zuni compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Mexico average:

14.5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,20012
Other9,91015
Evangelical Protestant8,67573
Mainline Protestant5744
Black Protestant1311
None39,002-
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: 13
McKinley County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McKinley County:

32.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.5%

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Juan County, NM  3.26% ($23,497 average AGI)
from Apache County, AZ  1.47% ($23,221)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.96% ($20,482)


7.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Juan County, NM  2.06% ($23,526 average AGI)
to Apache County, AZ  1.44% ($25,450)
to Bernalillo County, NM  1.04% ($25,848)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zuni:

  • 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)
  • KRKE (1100 AM; 5 kW; MILAN, NM; Owner: CIBOLA RADIO COMPANY)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTHR (1230 AM; 1 kW; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zuni:

  • KSHI (90.9 FM; ZUNI, NM; Owner: ZUNI COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY)
  • KXXI (93.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLX (99.1 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K297AG (107.3 FM; ZUNI, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYVA (103.7 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOR (94.5 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: MILLENNIUM MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGLP (91.7 FM; GALLUP, NM; Owner: GALLUP PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXTC (99.9 FM; THOREAU, NM; Owner: KXTC, L.L.C.)
  • KQLV (105.5 FM; GRANTS, NM; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTDB (89.7 FM; RAMAH, NM; Owner: RAMAH NAVAJO SCHOOL BOARD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Zuni:

  • K43DL (Channel 43; ZUNI, NM; Owner: ZUNI PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • K08HQ (Channel 8; CHINLE, AZ; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K02EY (Channel 2; ZUNI, NM; Owner: ZUNI TRIBE T.V.)
  • K09FR (Channel 9; ZUNI PUEBLO, NM; Owner: ZUNI COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY)
  • K16DL (Channel 16; ZUNI PUEBLO, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K39FY (Channel 39; ZUNI, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
Zuni fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Zuni fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Zuni, NM)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5BOT, Licensee ID: L00664367
    Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/29/2023, Certifier: Bradley V Peyketewa
    Registrant: Bradley V Peyketewa, 02a Laweka St, Zuni, NM 87327

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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  • #26 (87327) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #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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