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Kaibeto, Arizona
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Location in Coconino County and the state of Arizona
Location in Coconino County and the state of Arizona
Kaibito, Arizona is located in the United States
Kaibito, Arizona
Kaibito, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Coconino
 • Total 15.90 sq mi (41.18 km2)
 • Land 15.90 sq mi (41.18 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
5,810 ft (1,771 m)
 • Total 1,540
 • Density 96.85/sq mi (37.39/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-36640
GNIS feature ID 6585

Kaibeto (Navajo: Kʼaiʼbiiʼtó) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,522 at the 2010 census.


Kaibito is located at 36°34′38″N 111°5′59″W / 36.57722°N 111.09972°W / 36.57722; -111.09972 (36.577172, -111.099694), at an elevation of 5,810 feet (1,771 m).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 16.0 square miles (41 km2), all of it land.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Kaibito has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 1,540
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,607 people, 333 households, and 302 families living in the CDP. The population density was 100.6 people per square mile (38.9/km2). There were 398 housing units at an average density of 24.9/sq mi (9.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.2% Native American, 0.4% White, 0.1% Black or African American, and 0.4% from two or more races. 0.1% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 333 households, out of which 68.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.3% were non-families. 8.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.83 and the average family size was 5.17.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 49.3% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 12.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 18 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $41,016. Males had a median income of $31,477 versus $18,472 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,465. About 25.7% of families and 28.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under age 18 and 34.4% of those age 65 or over.


There are two Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-affiliated schools for Native Americans in the area, the K-8 Kaibeto Boarding School in Kaibito and the Shonto Preparatory School (K-12) in Shonto.

Most of the Kaibito CDP is served by the Page Unified School District, while a portion is in the Tuba City Unified School District. Page High School and Tuba City High School are their respective comprehensive high schools.

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