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Church Rock, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Church Rock Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in McKinley County at latitude 35.5306 and longitude -108.6181. McKinley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,686 feet.

The formal official name is the Church Rock Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Church Rock, New Mexico.

The U5 Census Class Code for Church Rock indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Church Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Church Rock: Kinlitsosinili.

Church Rock Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map


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Church Rock, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,111
Population in Households 1,111
Population in Familes 1,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 481
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 3.83
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $115,984
Average Home Value $147,385


Median Household Income $27,243
Average Household Income $39,396
Per Capita Income $11,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.36% 0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.14%
Families -2.25% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Church Rock, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Church Rock to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 137 69th
Population Density1 # 117 74th
Diversity Index2 # 407 8th
Median Household Income # 395 11th
Per Capita Income # 421 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.