Yah-ta-hey is a tiny town located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 612 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yah-ta-hey is the 101st largest community in New Mexico.
Yah-ta-hey is a blue-collar town, with 36.46% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Yah-ta-hey is a town of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yah-ta-hey who work in healthcare (21.88%), food service (17.71%), and personal care services (10.42%).
Overall, Yah-ta-hey’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Yah-ta-hey has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Yah-ta-hey a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Yah-ta-hey, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.33 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Yah-ta-hey doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Yah-ta-hey ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yah-ta-hey in 2010 was $8,252, which is low income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $33,008 for a family of four. Yah-ta-hey also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Yah-ta-hey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yah-ta-hey residents report their race to be Native American. Important ancestries of people in Yah-ta-hey include Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.
The most common language spoken in Yah-ta-hey is Navajo. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.