Kayenta, Arizona Population 2020

4,889
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Kayenta is a city located in Arizona. Kayenta has a 2020 population of 4,889. Kayenta is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,189 in 2010. Kayenta reached it's highest population of 5,189 in 2010.

The average household income in Kayenta is $43,746 with a poverty rate of 42.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $53,400. The median age in Kayenta is 27.6 years, 25.6 years for males, and 29.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Kayenta Demographics

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

  • Native American: 92.23%
  • White: 5.54%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.18%
The current population of Kayenta, Arizona is 4,889, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,889.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,189.

Kayenta, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native4,50992.23%
White2715.54%
Some Other Race390.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.76%
Two or More Races150.31%
Asian90.18%
Black or African American90.18%
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Kayenta Population Pyramid 2020

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Kayenta Median Age

27.6


Total

25.6


Male

29.8


Female

Kayenta Adults

There are 3,118 adults, (362 of whom are seniors) in Kayenta.

Kayenta Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kayenta Sex Ratio

Female

2,447

50.05%

Male

2,442

49.95%

Kayenta Households and Families

Kayenta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kayenta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married48.8%51.2%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
All41.3%58.7%
Male40.7%59.3%
Female23.7%76.3%

41.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3213.6541.3
Married4754.7348.8
Non Family4131.0346.5
Female3255.3723.7
Male1083.6940.7

4.64

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kayenta Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1375.36%
9th to 12th Grade1626.34%
High School Graduate1,16745.68%
Some College49719.45%
Associates Degree1535.99%
Bachelors Degree2178.49%
Graduate Degree2228.69%
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Kayenta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American2,2651,990288
White204189151
Hispanic5147
Other Race3939
Islander1717
Black94
Asian99
Multiple Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 74.02%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,615$37,011$34,688
Less Than High School$35,909$$
High School Grad$31,042$32,257$17,194
Some College$21,359$20,833$
Bachelors Degree$50,114$52,560$50,000
Graduate Degree$51,989$53,409$51,534

$35,615

Average Earnings

$37,011

Average Male

$34,688

Average Female

Kayenta Language

Kayenta Language by Age

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Kayenta Language

14.22% of Kayenta residents speak only English, while 85.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 83.76% of the population.

Kayenta Poverty

Kayenta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,4541,99544.79%
Hispanic432865.12%
Other392871.79%
White254135.12%
Asian99100.00%
Multiple15426.67%

42.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.02%

Male Poverty Rate

42.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kayenta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kayenta is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kayenta is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.82%.

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Name Poverty
High School48.80%
Less Than High School47.24%
Some College40.34%
Bachelors or Greater12.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.36%
Female Employed20.26%
Male Employed20.21%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kayenta Income

Kayenta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,750$43,746
Families$27,188$45,376
Married Families$55,313-
Non Families$23,594$36,186
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Kayenta Marital Status

Kayenta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kayenta Married by Age and Sex

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Kayenta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kayenta Marital Status by Race

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Kayenta Veterans

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181

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War29
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6465
35 to 5464
18 to 3429
65 to 7423
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian1505.33%
White3113.78%

Kayenta Veterans by Education

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23.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kayenta Employment Status

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41.7%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.97%

Born in Arizona

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Kayenta residents were born in the United States, with 75.97% having been born in Arizona. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,8890.00%
20194,8890.00%
20184,8892595.59%
20174,630-208-4.30%
20164,8381362.89%
20154,702-392-7.70%
20145,0941302.62%
20134,9642565.44%
20124,708-248-5.00%
20114,956-233-4.49%
20105,1890.00%