Real Estate Prices and Overview
Chilchinbito median real estate prices are $45,502, which is less expensive than 97.5% of Arizona neighborhoods
and 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Chilchinbito are currently
$626, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 91.9% of Arizona neighborhoods.
Chilchinbito is a remote neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kayenta, Arizona.
Chilchinbito real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Chilchinbito neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Chilchinbito. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 48.3%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.5% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 2.48 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.0% of America.
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
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Chilchinbito
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
The Chilchinbito neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.2% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Chilchinbito neighborhood in Kayenta are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 61.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Chilchinbito neighborhood, 31.3%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(23.4%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Chilchinbito neighborhood in Kayenta, AZ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Chilchinbito
neighborhood is Navajo, spoken by 90.1% of households. Some people also speak English (9.9%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Chilchinbito neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.2% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (81.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.