Window Rock, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Window Rock, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The Window Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 2,699 as of July 1, 2016. Window Rock ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Window Rock is located at latitude 35.6705 and longitude -109.063 in Apache County. The formal boundaries for the Window Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,890 feet.

The Window Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409610) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Window Rock Census Designated Place is located within Fort Defiance Division of Apache County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Window Rock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Window Rock, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,699
Population in Households 2,675
Population in Familes 2,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 821
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 615
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (36.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 476 (50.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $96,203
Average Home Value $108,794


Median Household Income $42,684
Average Household Income $50,891
Per Capita Income $16,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.22%
Households -0.12% -0.24%
Families -0.36% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Window Rock, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Window Rock to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 132 71st
Population Density1 # 121 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 374 17th
Median Household Income # 149 67th
Per Capita Income # 292 35th

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