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Rock Point, Arizona
—  CDP  —
Location in Apache County and the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 36°43′10″N 109°37′30″W / 36.71944°N 109.625°W / 36.71944; -109.625
Country United States
State Arizona
County Apache
Area
 - Total 13.8 sq mi (35.7 km2)
 - Land 13.8 sq mi (35.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,003 ft (1,525 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 724
 - Density 52.5/sq mi (20.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
ZIP code 86545
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-60880
GNIS feature ID 0010415

Rock Point (Navajo: Tsé Nitsaa Deezʼáhí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Dinetah, in Apache County, Arizona, United States. The population was 724 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Rock Point is located at 36°43′10″N 109°37′30″W / 36.71944°N 109.625°W / 36.71944; -109.625 (36.719317, -109.625001)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 13.8 square miles (35.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 724 people, 168 households, and 150 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 52.5 people per square mile (20.3/km²). There were 229 housing units at an average density of 16.6/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.79% Native American, 1.66% White, 0.14% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. 0.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 168 households out of which 64.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 22.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.7% were non-families. 8.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.31 and the average family size was 4.63.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 49.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 19 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,208, and the median income for a family was $34,500. Males had a median income of $24,671 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,320. About 33.2% of families and 37.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education

Rock Point is a part of the Red Mesa Unified School District.

In addition the Rock Point Community School [1], which is operated by the United States Government, is in Rock Point.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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