Shiprock is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Shiprock Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Juan County at latitude 36.7856 and longitude -108.687. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,895 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Shiprock Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 13.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shiprock: Naataaniineez, Needle, Needles, Sebatai, Ship Rock, Tooh, Tsebidai.Photos of the local Shiprock, NM area
Also See: Shiprock, NM ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||8,265|
|Population in Familes||7,440|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Average Household Size||3.46|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||2,777 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,368 (49.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,020 (36.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||389 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,541|
|Average Home Value||$153,438|
|Median Household Income||$27,350|
|Average Household Income||$39,864|
|Per Capita Income||$11,466|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.68%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Shiprock 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.
|Total Population||# 31||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 85||81st|
|Diversity Index2||# 431||3rd|
|Median Household Income||# 392||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 411||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.