Greasewood, Arizona

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Greasewood, Arizona
CDP
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 35°31′32″N 109°51′54″W / 35.52556°N 109.86500°W / 35.52556; -109.86500Coordinates: 35°31′32″N 109°51′54″W / 35.52556°N 109.86500°W / 35.52556; -109.86500
Country United States
State Arizona
County Navajo
Area
 • Total 5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)
 • Land 5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,910 ft (1,801 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 581
 • Density 108.7/sq mi (42.0/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
FIPS code 04-29430
GNIS feature ID 0005336

Greasewood (Navajo: Díwózhii Biiʼ Tó) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. The population was 581 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Greasewood is located at 35°31′32″N 109°51′54″W / 35.52556°N 109.86500°W / 35.52556; -109.86500 (35.525467, -109.865005).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 581 people, 126 households, and 106 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 108.7 people per square mile (42.0/km²). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 34.1/sq mi (13.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 2.41% White, 97.07% Native American, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 126 households out of which 49.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.1% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.12 and the average family size was 4.55.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 47.2% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 2.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 19 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $16,583, and the median income for a family was $20,234. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,490. About 42.2% of families and 43.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.5% of those under age 18 and 35.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The area is served by the Ganado Unified School District and Holbrook Unified School District. Nearby Indian Wells Elementary School serves Greasewood.

Ganado Primary school, Ganado Elementary School, Ganado Middle School and Ganado High School in Ganado Az, Holbrook Junior High School and Holbrook High School, in Holbrook, serve Greasewood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.