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3 Cities and towns
Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 14,344 km² (5,538 mi²). 14,281 km² (5,514 mi²) of it is land and 63 km² (24 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.44% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 113,801 people, 37,711 households, and 28,924 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (21/mi²). There are 43,221 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 52.83% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 36.88% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 6.77% from other races, and 2.78% from two or more races. 14.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 37,711 households out of which 42.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% are married couples living together, 14.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.30% are non-families. 19.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.99 and the average family size is 3.43.
In the county the population is spread out with 32.60% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 20.20% from 45 to 64, and 9.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,762, and the median income for a family is $37,382. Males have a median income of $35,066 versus $21,299 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,282. 21.50% of the population and 18.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 26.60% are under the age of 18 and 18.20% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Aztec\n*Beclabito\n*Bloomfield\n*Farmington\n*Flora Vista\n*Huerfano\n*Kirtland\n*Nageezi\n*Napi HQ\n*Naschitti\n*Nenahnezad\n*Newcomb\n*Ojo Amarillo\n*Sanostee\n*Sheep Springs\n*Shiprock\n*Upper Fruitland