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Crownpoint, New Mexico
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Location of Crownpoint, New Mexico
Location of Crownpoint, New Mexico
Crownpoint, New Mexico is located in the United States
Crownpoint, New Mexico
Crownpoint, New Mexico
Location in the United States
Country United States
State New Mexico
County McKinley
Area
 • Total 7.0 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Land 7.0 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
6,982 ft (2,128 m)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total 2,500
 • Density 357/sq mi (138/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
87313
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-18940
GNIS feature ID 0902810

Crownpoint (Navajo: Tʼiistsʼóóz Ńdeeshgizh) is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Navajo Nation in McKinley County, New Mexico. The population was 2,500 at the time of the 2010 census. It is located along the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one of the designated New Mexico Scenic Byways.

Geography

Crownpoint is located at 35°41′9″N 108°8′54″W / 35.68583°N 108.14833°W / 35.68583; -108.14833 (35.685890, -108.148350).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,630 people, 749 households, and 599 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 372.3 people per square mile (143.8/km2). There were 937 housing units at an average density of 132.6 per square mile (51.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.09% Native American, 8.78% White, 0.42% African American, 0.38% Asian, 0.23% from other races, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 749 households, out of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 27.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.51 and the average family size was 4.03.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 39.7% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $31,384. Males had a median income of $25,040 versus $24,704 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,964. About 26.1% of families and 27.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.8% of those under age 18 and 19.6% of those age 65 or over.

Languages (2000) Percent
Spoke Navajo at home 64.33%
Spoke English at home 35.67%

Education

It is in Gallup-McKinley County Public Schools. Crownpoint High School is the area high school.

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