Tohatchi, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tohatchi, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Tohatchi Census Designated Place had a population of 807 as of July 1, 2016. Tohatchi ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tohatchi is located at latitude 35.8403 and longitude -108.7521 in McKinley County. The formal boundaries for the Tohatchi Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. McKinley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,447 feet.

The Tohatchi Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409328) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Tohatchi Census Designated Place is located within Navajo Nation Division of McKinley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tohatchi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tohatchi: To hach'i, Tohaachi, Tohachi, Tqohachee.

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Tohatchi, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 807
Population in Households 806
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 266
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $54,310
Average Home Value $61,548


Median Household Income $35,597
Average Household Income $42,389
Per Capita Income $13,742
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.27%
Households -0.12% 0.15%
Families -0.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   0.23%
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.

Tohatchi, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tohatchi to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 175 61st
Population Density1 # 263 41st
Diversity Index2 # 412 7th
Median Household Income # 279 37th
Per Capita Income # 390 12th

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