Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona

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Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Location in Navajo County and the state of Arizona
Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona is located in the United States
Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona
Oljato-Monument Valley, Arizona
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 36°59′31″N 110°11′5″W / 36.99194°N 110.18472°W / 36.99194; -110.18472Coordinates: 36°59′31″N 110°11′5″W / 36.99194°N 110.18472°W / 36.99194; -110.18472
CountryUnited States
 • Total12.5 sq mi (32.4 km2)
4,838 ft (1,475 m)
 • Total154
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
FIPS Code04-51142

Oljato-Monument Valley (Navajo: Ooljééʼtó) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. The population was 154 at the 2010 census.


Oljato-Monument Valley is located at 36°59′31″N 110°11′5″W / 36.99194°N 110.18472°W / 36.99194; -110.18472 (36.991944, -110.184722).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.5 square miles (32.4 km²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 155 people, 37 households, and 33 families living in the CDP. The population density was 12.4 people per square mile (4.8/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 4.6/sq mi (1.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 0.65% White, 94.19% Native American, and 5.16% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 59.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 32.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.19 and the average family size was 4.52.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 45.8% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 8.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $6,406, and the median income for a family was $12,813. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $4,702. About 42.9% of families and 53.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.3% of those under the age of 18 and 52.9% of those 65 or older.


Oljato is served by the Kayenta Unified School District.

Kayenta Primary School, Kayenta Intermediate School, Kayenta Middle School, and Monument Valley High School serve the community.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

External links[edit]

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