86515 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Window Rock, AZ

ZIP Code 86515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Window Rock, AZ 86515

Not Acceptable, USPS
Navajo Indian Reservation, AZ 86515
Tse Bonita, AZ 86515

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Apache County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.661, Longitude -109.102
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 233
  • PO Box Addresses: 2,595
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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Database updated: April 1, 2024, Maps updated: May 1, 2024.


Window Rock, AZ 86515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 2,558 (100%)
Population in Households 2,454 (95.9%)
Population in Families 2,181 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 104 ( 4.1%)
Population Density 193
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $42,229
Average Household Income $62,303
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $19,973
Wealth Index5 38
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (42.0)


Total HU (Housing Units) 877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 441 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $78,710
Average Home Value $105,120
Housing Affordability Index3 235


Total Households 817
Average Household Size 3.00
Family Households 631
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.91% -0.43%
Households 0.08% -0.10%
Families   -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
Owner Occupied HU   0.05%

Window Rock, AZ 86515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 86515 to the other 392 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 271 31st
Population Density # 187 53rd
Median Household Income # 330 16th
Housing Affordability Index # 370 94th
Per Capita Income # 337 14th
Diversity Index # 371 6th

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