Chinle, AZ

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Population

5,698

5.13% growth

Median Age

20.8


Median Household Income

$30,368

15.7% decline

Poverty Rate

49%


Number of Employees

1,231

9.82% decline

Median Property Value

$29,300

24.9% decline

About

In 2017, Chinle, AZ had a population of 5.7k people with a median age of 20.8 and a median household income of $30,368. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chinle, AZ grew from 5,420 to 5,698, a 5.13% increase and its median household income declined from $36,029 to $30,368, a -15.7% decrease.

The population of Chinle, AZ is 87.1% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 4.37% Two or More Races, and 4.21% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Chinle, AZ speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Chinle, AZ is $29,300, and the homeownership rate is 31.9%. Most people in Chinle, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Chinle, AZ is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Chinle, AZ employs 1.23k people. The largest industries in Chinle, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (374 people), Educational Services (368 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (161 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,324), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,798), and Educational Services ($41,250).

Median household income in Chinle, AZ is $30,368. Males in Chinle, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,169. The income inequality in Chinle, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$30,368

2017 value

± $4,152

-15.7%

1 Year Growth

± 43.1%

Households in Chinle, AZ have a median annual income of $30,368, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,029 in 2016, which represents a -15.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,619

Average Male Salary

± $1,335

$46,169

Average Female Salary

± $1,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,397 ± $4,848

  2. White

    $48,861 ± $892

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,845 ± $31,991

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chinle, AZ is from Arizona.

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9442.01

  2. Census Tract 9442.02

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chinle, AZ was Census Tract 9442.01 with a value of $26,362, followed by Census Tract 9442.02 and N/A, with respective values of $26,296 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chinle, AZ (2.76k out of 5.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    2,478 ± 292

  2. Two Or More

    193 ± 140

  3. Hispanic

    129 ± 140

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chinle, AZ is Native American, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.23k

2017 Value

± 202

-9.82%

1 Year decline

± 25.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chinle, AZ declined at a rate of -9.82%, from 1.37k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chinle, AZ, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (227 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (156 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (129 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chinle, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chinle, AZ, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (227 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (156 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (129 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chinle, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.93 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (3.05 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.93 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chinle, AZ, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($81,071), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($72,321), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($71,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.23k

2017 Value

± 202

-9.82%

1 Year decline

± 25.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chinle, AZ declined at a rate of -9.82%, from 1.37k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chinle, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (374 people), Educational Services (368 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (161 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chinle, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Chinle, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Chinle, AZ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (374 people), Educational Services (368 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (161 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chinle, AZ has an unusually high number of Educational Services (3.23 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (2.19 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chinle, AZ, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,324), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,798), and Educational Services ($41,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.6B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $16.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $23.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.7B) and Electronics ($16.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$158B

2015 Value

$290B

Projected 2045 Value

83.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arizona trade was $158B. This is expected to increase 83.3% to $290B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $21.9B

  2. $8.27B

  3. $4.07B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.9B, followed by Texas with $8.27B and New Mexico and $4.07B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

72.8% of the population of Chinle, AZ has health coverage, with 23.1% on employee plans, 42.1% on Medicaid, 1.26% on Medicare, 5.94% on non-group plans, and 0.408% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Chinle, AZ was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Chinle, AZ see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 820 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.9%). Additionally, Apache County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1,516 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,035

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,032

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,096

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

27.2%

Uninsured

23.1%

Employer Coverage

42.1%

Medicaid

1.26%

Medicare

5.94%

Non-Group

0.408%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chinle, AZ grew by 10.9% from 24.6% to 27.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chinle, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.9% prevalence

  2. 14.3% prevalence

  3. 13.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 14.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Chinle, AZ is home to a population of 5.7k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Chinle, AZ residents were born outside of the country (148 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chinle, AZ is composed of 4.96k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (87.1%), 249 Two or More Races residents (4.37%), 240 White Alone residents (4.21%), 204 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.58%), 33 Black or African American Alone residents (0.579%), 10 Asian Alone residents (0.176%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Chinle, AZ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chinle, AZ was 20.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Chinle, AZ are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Chinle, AZ residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    148 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Chinle, AZ residents (148 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chinle, AZ was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    511,535 ± 16,887 people

  2. Canada

    42,113 ± 5,023 people

  3. India

    35,674 ± 4,625 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Chinle, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chinle, AZ was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    4.96k ± 641

  2. Two or More Races

    249 ± 176

  3. White Alone

    240 ± 82

In 2017, there were 19.9 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.96k people) in Chinle, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 249 Two or More Races and 240 White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Chinle, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Chinle, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Chinle, AZ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Chinle, AZ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    37 ± 40

  2. Vietnam

    23 ± 36

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    14 ± 33

Chinle, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chinle, AZ was $29,300 in 2017, which is 0.135 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $39,000 to $29,300, a 24.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Chinle, AZ is 31.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chinle, AZ have an average commute time of 18.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chinle, AZ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$30,368

Median Household Income

± $4,152

1.21k

Number of Households

± 173

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.21k households in Chinle, AZ declined from $30,368 from the previous year's value of $36,029.

The following chart displays the households in Chinle, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$29,300

2017 Median

± $17,449

$39,000

2016 Median

± $13,952

In 2017, the median property value in Chinle, AZ declined from to $29,300 from the previous year's value of $39,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chinle, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chinle, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chinle, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chinle, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

31.9%

2017 Homeownership

32.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 31.9% of the housing units in Chinle, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 32.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chinle, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chinle, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chinle, AZ have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chinle, AZ have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.18% of the workforce in Chinle, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73%

  2. Walked

    15.8%

  3. Carpooled

    6.58%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chinle, AZ was Drove Alone (73%), followed by those who Walked (15.8%) and those who Carpooled (6.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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