Chinle, AZ 86503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 86503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chinle, AZ 86503

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Apache County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.16, Longitude -109.582
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 130
  • PO Box Addresses: 3,145
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Chinle, AZ 86503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,939
Daytime Population: Workers 4,463
Daytime Population: Residents 9,289
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,752
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 11,877
Population in Familes 10,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $28,187
Average Household Income $42,789
Per Capita Income $12,782


Total Housing Units 4,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,301 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,183 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,359 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $50,660
Average Home Value $90,243


Total Households 3,484
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 2,529
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.59%
Households -0.41% -0.65%
Families -0.51% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Chinle, AZ 86503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 86503 to the other 383 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 186 52nd
Population Density # 282 27th
Diversity Index # 369 4th
Median Household Income # 355 8th
Per Capita Income # 340 11th

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