Chinle is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 4,537 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chinle is the 78th largest community in Arizona.
Chinle is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chinle is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chinle who work in teaching (14.50%), healthcare (13.58%), and office and administrative support (12.41%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Chinle spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Chinle who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.02% of the adults in Chinle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chinle in 2010 was $12,190, which is low income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,760 for a family of four. Chinle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.69% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Chinle is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chinle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chinle residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Chinle include European, Swedish, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Chinle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Navajo and Spanish.