Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Kayenta,
the Chilchinbito neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chilchinbito neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 97.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Chilchinbito is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 90.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 2.48 residents per square mile, Chilchinbito is less crowded than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 48.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Chilchinbito neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Chilchinbito neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: People
The Chilchinbito neighborhood is unique for having just
3.9% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.9% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Chilchinbito neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.7% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Chilchinbito neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (61.1%) than found in
95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.7% of employed workers living in the
Chilchinbito neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 96.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.