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Ganado (Navajo: Lókʼaahnteel) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. The population was 1,505 at the 2000 census.

Ganado is part of the Navajo Nation. The Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site in Ganado is maintained as an example of a 19th century trading post.



Ganado is located at 35°42′9″N 109°33′12″W / 35.7025°N 109.55333°W / 35.7025; -109.55333 (35.702571, -109.553234).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,505 people, 422 households, and 321 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 168.2 people per square mile (64.9/km²). There were 507 housing units at an average density of 56.6/sq mi (21.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.31% Native American, 10.76% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.13% Asian, 1.13% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 2.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 422 households out of which 46.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 21.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.48 and the average family size was 4.14.

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