Skyline-Ganipa, New Mexico

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Skyline-Ganipa, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Skyline-Ganipa is located in New Mexico
Location within the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 35°2′15″N 107°37′26″W / 35.03750°N 107.62389°W / 35.03750; -107.62389Coordinates: 35°2′15″N 107°37′26″W / 35.03750°N 107.62389°W / 35.03750; -107.62389
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Cibola
 • Total 6.1 sq mi (15.9 km2)
 • Land 6.1 sq mi (15.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,224
 • Density 199/sq mi (76.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 505
FIPS code 35-73440

Skyline-Ganipa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,224 at the 2010 census.[1]


Skyline-Ganipa is located in northern Cibola County at 35°2′15″N 107°37′26″W / 35.03750°N 107.62389°W / 35.03750; -107.62389 (35.037522, -107.623838),[2] within the lands of Acoma Pueblo. It occupies elevated land south of the valley of the Rio San Jose. By road it is about 5 miles (8 km) south of Interstate 40; Grants, the county seat, is 17 miles (27 km) to the northwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.9 km2), all of it land.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,035 people, 220 households, and 196 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 168.1 people per square mile (64.9/km²). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 39.3 per square mile (15.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.77% White, 98.55% Native American, 0.10% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.16% of the population.

There were 220 households out of which 45.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 34.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.9% were non-families. 6.4% 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 4.70 and the average family size was 4.89.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 14.0% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,190, and the median income for a family was $27,188. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $19,732 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,553. About 29.2% of families and 32.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.8% of those under age 18 and 29.0% of those age 65 or over.


All public schools in the county are operated by Grants/Cibola County Schools.

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  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Skyline-Ganipa CDP, New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.