San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico

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San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico
CDP
San Felipe Pueblo
San Felipe Pueblo
Nickname(s): Katishtya
Location of San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico
Location of San Felipe Pueblo, New Mexico
Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 106°26′37″W / 35.42694°N 106.44361°W / 35.42694; -106.44361Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 106°26′37″W / 35.42694°N 106.44361°W / 35.42694; -106.44361
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Sandoval
Area
 • Total 12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
 • Land 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 5,131 ft (1,564 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,080
 • Density 174.6/sq mi (67.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-67450
GNIS feature ID 0928802

San Felipe Pueblo (Eastern Keres: Katishtya) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States and is located 10 miles (16 km) north of Bernalillo. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 2,080. It is part of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Pueblo, founded in 1706, comprises Native Americans who speak an eastern dialect of the Keresan languages.

The Pueblo celebrates the annual Feast of St. Philip on May 1, when hundreds of pueblo people participate in traditional corn dances.

Today, the tribe operates Casino Hollywood, just off Interstate 25.

Geography[edit]

San Felipe Pueblo is located at 35°25′37″N 106°26′37″W / 35.42694°N 106.44361°W / 35.42694; -106.44361 (35.426985, -106.443593)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.2 square miles (31.6 km²), of which, 11.9 square miles (30.8 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (2.46%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,080 people, 368 households, and 341 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 174.6 people per square mile (67.4/km²). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 34.0 per square mile (13.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.18% Native American, 0.10% White, 0.29% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 368 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.8% were married couples living together, 38.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.1% were non-families. 5.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 5.65 and the average family size was 5.60.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 14.7% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,800, and the median income for a family was $28,264. Males had a median income of $17,162 versus $16,771 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,225. About 34.3% of families and 38.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 49.1% of those under the age of 18 and 42.1% of those 65 and older.

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