San Juan County, Utah


Note: this is a sidebar to another news article titled "Navajos win another battle in war for equality."

* 5.2 million acres; 1.2 million of that is reservation land

* 6,800 Navajo residents, 76 percent of them living on the reservation

* 54 percent of the county population is Navajo

* 60 percent of the Navajos don't have running water or electricity

* 50 percent of Navajos are unemployed; the state rate is 5.3 percent

* More than 50 percent of Navajos don't have high school diplomas; the non-graduating rate is 40 percent for the entire county and 15 percent for the state

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