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Navajo Nation Demographics
NAVAJO LABOR FORCE
LARGEST EMPLOYERS BY ECONOMIC SECTOR
EMPLOYMENT BY SECTORS OF THE ECONOMY

Demographics – 2000 Census

Population (on reservation):  180,462

  •     Male    49.02%
  •     Female    50.98%
  •     Navajo    96.41%
  •     Non-Navajo    2.89%
  •     Other Indians    .70%

Median Age:  24
Labor Force:  comprised of 28% of the population
Median Household income:  $20,005
Median Family Income:  $22,392
Per Capita Income:  $7,269
Unemployment:  42%
Poverty:  43% live below the poverty rate
Education (for ages 25+):  56% high school degree; 7% college degree
Average Household Size:  3.77
Average Family Size:  4.36

 



 

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