Kayenta is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,226 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kayenta is the 70th largest community in Arizona.
Kayenta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kayenta is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kayenta who work in maintenance occupations (11.37%), food service (9.88%), and office and administrative support (9.31%).
Kayenta is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Kayenta citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.48% of adults 25 and older in Kayenta have a college degree.
The per capita income in Kayenta in 2010 was $10,457, which is low income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,828 for a family of four. Kayenta also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.76% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Kayenta is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kayenta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kayenta residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Kayenta include English, Italian, German, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Kayenta is Navajo. Other important languages spoken here include English and Spanish.