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Shiprock, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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 13.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shiprock: Naataaniineez, Needle, Needles, Sebatai, Ship Rock, Tooh, Tsebidai.

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Shiprock, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,340
Population in Households 8,265
Population in Familes 7,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 620
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,388
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 1,907
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,350
Average Household Income $39,864
Per Capita Income $11,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.07%
Households 0.45% 0.05%
Families 0.22% -0.02%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

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