McKinley County

McKinley County, New Mexico

207 W Hill Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
Phone: (505) 863-6866
Fax: (505) 863-1419
www.co.mckinley.nm.us

On the northwestern border of NM, west of Santa Fe; organized Feb 23, 1899 from Bernalillo, Valencia, and San Juan counties. Name Origin: For William McKinley (1843-1901), twenty-fifth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 5455.22 (land 5448.72; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 13.20
Population 2005: 71,918 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 74,798 (White 11.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 12.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 82.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 26.90
Income 2000: per capita $9,872; median household $25,005; Population below poverty level: 36.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,549-$16,437
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gallup County seat (19,715)

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    The grant will also support work at the United Nuclear Corporation site in McKinley County, the South Valley site in Albuquerque, and the Prewitt Abandoned Refinery site in Prewitt.
    Energy Future would pay far less than the $23 million the justice department originally sought on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency for cleaning up the toxic legacy of four uranium mines in New Mexico's McKinley County.
    2 million tons of recoverable coal adjacent to the existing active operation in McKinley County.
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    Oil and gas company Lucas Energy Inc (NYSE Amex:LEI) said on Thursday that it has agreed to sell all its oil and gas properties located in McKinley County, New Mexico for USD4m in cash under a previous letter of intent.
    Teacher turnover and member recruitment were two main issues among members of the McKinley County Federation of United School Employees in Gallup, New Mexico.
    These fields, which range in depth from 300 to 2,200 feet, have produced over one million barrels of oil in McKinley County alone.
    A higher percentage of Navajos live off the reservation in, McKinley County (about 33 percent) than in any other county in the study.
    Gallup Federal Savings Bank has assets of $55 million and will market merchants for credit card processing in metropolitan Gallup and McKinley County areas of New Mexico.
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