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Whitecone, Arizona

Baaʼoogeedí
Location of Whitecone in Navajo County, Arizona.
Location of Whitecone in Navajo County, Arizona.
Whitecone, Arizona is located in Arizona
Whitecone, Arizona
Whitecone, Arizona
Location in Arizona
Whitecone, Arizona is located in the United States
Whitecone, Arizona
Whitecone, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Arizona
County Navajo
Area
 • Total 45.11 sq mi (116.84 km2)
 • Land 45.10 sq mi (116.80 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 768
 • Density 17.03/sq mi (6.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST (no DST))
FIPS code 04-82390

Whitecone (Navajo: Baaʼoogeedí) is a census-designated place in Navajo County, in the U.S. state of Arizona. The population was 817 at the 2010 census.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 817
2020 768 −6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 817 people, 225 households, and 184 families living in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.8% Native American, 0.4% White, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. 3.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 225 households, out of which 36% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 25.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.36 and the average family size was 4.10.

Notable people

  • Harrison Begay, Navajo painter, was born in Whitecone.
  • Sherwin Bitsui, Navajo writer, is from Whitecone.
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