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.
Unlike some towns, Chinle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chinle are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (16.18%), healthcare (11.28%), and office and administrative support (9.50%).
One of the benefits of Chinle is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.30 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Chinle rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.76% of adults 25 and older in Chinle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Chinle in 2010 was $12,199, which is low income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,796 for a family of four. Chinle also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.80% 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, Irish, Swedish, and Lithuanian.
The most common language spoken in Chinle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Navajo and Spanish.