Chinle, Arizona Population 2024

4,122

Chinle is a city located in Apache County and Navajo County Arizona. Chinle has a 2024 population of 4,122. Chinle is currently growing at a rate of 2.92% annually but its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,291 in 2020.

The average household income in Chinle is $59,940 with a poverty rate of 41.76%. The median age in Chinle is 32.3 years: 32 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Chinle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chinle was:

  • Native American: 90.56%
  • White: 3.55%
  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
16.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
253.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.94% (-169)
The current population of Chinle, Arizona is 4,122 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,291.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American3,52190.56%
White1383.55%
Asian1052.7%
Other race531.36%
Black or African American421.08%
Two or more races290.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

White

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chinle Population by Race

Chinle Population Pyramid 2024

Chinle Median Age

32.3

Total

32

Male

32.9

Female

Chinle Adults

There are 2,602 adults, (448 of whom are seniors) in Chinle.

Chinle Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chinle Sex Ratio

Female2,02051.95%
Male1,86848.05%

Chinle Population by Age

Chinle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1183.335248
Non Family408047.152.9
Married3754.1266.733.3
Female3355.2841.558.5
Male0000

4.62

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chinle Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1747.69%
Associates Degree29513.03%
Bachelors Degree2099.23%
Graduate Degree1787.86%
High School Graduate72732.11%
Less Than 9th Grade1908.39%
Some College49121.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chinle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chinle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American1,9901,685248
White138109105
Black423513
Other Race39160
Hispanic39160
2+ Races29298
Asian262613

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 76.09%.

Chinle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,581$0$27,167
Graduate Degree$93,092$0$74,265
High School Graduate$33,019$34,583$26,686
Less Than 9th Grade$41,071$0$0
Overall$44,286$70,031$38,973
Some College$43,929$61,375$38,417

$44,286

Average Earnings

$70,031

Average Male

$38,973

Average Female

Chinle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chinle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chinle Language

37.89% of Chinle residents speak only English, while 62.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 58.2% of the population.

Chinle Language

Chinle Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native3,4271,53644.82%
Multiple291965.52%
White1291410.85%

41.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.48%

Male Poverty Rate

44.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chinle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chinle is Multiple, with 65.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chinle is White, with 10.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.74%.

Chinle Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College43.26%
High School38.68%
Less Than 9th Grade36.57%
Bachelors or Greater13.35%

Chinle Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48%
Male Unemployed23.19%
Male Employed15.67%
Female Employed7.92%

Chinle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chinle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$42,589$53,685
Households$44,821$59,940
Married Families$47,198$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,500$70,659

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chinle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Chinle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chinle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chinle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chinle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

128

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War40
Vietnam31
Korea0
World War II0

Chinle Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3440
75+35
55 to 6430
35 to 5419
65 to 744

Chinle Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American1175.03%
White117.97%

Chinle Veterans by Race

Chinle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chinle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chinle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chinle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chinle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.66%

Born in Chinle

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

3.5%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Chinle residents were born in the United States, with 82.66% having been born in Arizona. 3.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chinle Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,1221172.92%
20234,0051173.01%
20223,8881173.1%
20213,771-520-12.12%
20204,291-588-12.05%
20194,879-499-9.28%
20185,378-320-5.62%
20175,6982785.13%
20165,4204739.56%
20154,9472044.3%
20144,7431483.22%
20134,5951302.91%
20124,4653107.46%
20114,155-363-8.03%
20104,51800%

Chinle Population by Year