Sanostee, NM Demographics


Population (year 2000): 429
Males: 220 (51.3%), Females: 209 (48.7%)

San Juan County

Zip code: 87461

Median resident age: 20.9 years
Median household income: $22,212 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,800 (year 2000)

Races in Sanostee:

  • American Indian (99.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: .

Elevation: 5988 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sanostee

  • High school or higher: 49.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 71.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanostee CDP

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sanostee:

  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; SHIPROCK, NM)
  • LIFECOURSE CENTER FOR REHAB SERVICES (about 49 miles; FARMINGTON, NM)
  • SAN JUAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 49 miles; FARMINGTON, NM)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sanostee:

  • FOUR CORNERS REGIONAL (about 50 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; ID: FMN)
  • CORTEZ MUNI (about 63 miles; CORTEZ, CO; ID: CEZ)
  • DURANGO-LA PLATA COUNTY (about 93 miles; DURANGO, CO; ID: DRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sanostee:

  • SHIPROCK AIRSTRIP (about 21 miles; SHIPROCK, NM; ID: 5V5)
  • CHINLE MUNI (about 54 miles; CHINLE, AZ; ID: E91)
  • WINDOW ROCK (about 56 miles; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; ID: RQE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanostee:

  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 56 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 93 miles; DURANGO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • NORTHLAND PIONEER COLLEGE (about 136 miles; HOLBROOK, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,177)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 180 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 182 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 183 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 3,261)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 183 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; FT enrollment: 4,415)
Public primary/middle school in Sanostee:

  • SANOSTEE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: P.O. BOX 159; Grades: KG – 03)