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Oljato, Arizona
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Country United States
State Arizona
Counties Navajo
 • Total 12.5 sq mi (32.4 km2)
4,838 ft (1,475 m)
 • Total 155
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Oljato-Monument Valley (Navajo: Ooljééʼtó) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. The population was 155 at the 2000 census.


Oljato-Monument Valley is located at 36°59′31″N 110°11′5″W / 36.99194°N 110.18472°W / 36.99194; -110.18472 (36.991944, -110.184722).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.5 square miles (32.4 km²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 155 people, 37 households, and 33 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 12.4 people per square mile (4.8/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 4.6/sq mi (1.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.65% White, 94.19% Native American, and 5.16% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 59.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 32.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 10.8% 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 4.19 and the average family size was 4.52.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 45.8% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 8.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $6,406, and the median income for a family was $12,813. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $4,702. About 42.9% of families and 53.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.3% of those under the age of 18 and 52.9% of those 65 or older.

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