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The Navajo Nation is the largest reservation in the United States, situated on over 27,000 square miles of land within the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.
 
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Demographics
* Population: 180,462
* Median Age: 24
* Labor Force: comprised of 28% of the population
* Median Household Income: $20,005
* Unemployment: 42%
* Poverty: 43% lives below the poverty rate
* Education (for ages 25+): 56% high school degree
   7% college degree
* Navajo Nation Annual Budget: $96 million
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FY 2003 Annual Revenue: $137 million
* 51% from mining
* 32% from taxes
* 17% from tourism/other

* Annual Tourism: 3 million visitors


Source: Census 2000. Extracted by Trib Choudhary, Support Services Department, Division of Economic Development.


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