Pueblo Pintado, New Mexico

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Pueblo Pintado, New Mexico
Pueblo Pintado Ancient Pueblo peoples great house ruins in this census-designate place. Located at 35°58′37″N 107°40′25″W / 35.9769°N 107.6737°W / 35.9769; -107.6737.
Location of Pueblo Pintado, New Mexico
Location of Pueblo Pintado, New Mexico
Coordinates: 35°56′36″N 107°37′44″W / 35.94333°N 107.62889°W / 35.94333; -107.62889Coordinates: 35°56′36″N 107°37′44″W / 35.94333°N 107.62889°W / 35.94333; -107.62889
Country United States
State New Mexico
County McKinley
 • Total 10.5 sq mi (27.2 km2)
 • Land 10.5 sq mi (27.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 6,512 ft (1,985 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 247
 • Density 23.5/sq mi (9.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-60000
GNIS feature ID 0902332

Pueblo Pintado (Navajo: Náhodeeshgiizh Chʼínílíní) is a census-designated place (CDP) in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 247 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.5 square miles (27.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 247 people, 72 households, and 52 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 23.5 people per square mile (9.1/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 10.1 per square mile (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.69% Native American, 9.31% White and Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 72 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 27.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.43 and the average family size was 4.25.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 41.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $14,583, and the median income for a family was $18,750. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,760. About 50.0% of families and 64.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 89.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 66.7% of those sixty five or over.

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