Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 05/25/22.

Report Address:
Gallup, NM *

Latitude: 35.51912
Longitude: -108.73977

Census Tract: 35031945400
(Based on 2019 boundaries)

McKinley County, NM

* Report is for a specific point in Gallup, NM. Results may not be the same for all points in Gallup, NM.

The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.

Program Eligibility
Program Rural?
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES The Rural Health Clinics Program requires that your location be outside an Urbanized Area as defined by the U.S. Census. (Please note there are additional location requirements for RHCs.)

This location is not in an Urbanized Area.
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

McKinley County, NM has been designated by FORHP as rural. (For FY22 grant cycle)
Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Census 2010, Percent Rural Information for McKinley County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 57.38
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs)
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Gallup, NM Micro Area
  • CBSA ID: 23700
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas McKinley County, NM has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010
  • FAR Level: 2
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the populations lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population) and 45 minutes or more from Urban Clusters (25,000-49,999 population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) by census tract
  • RUCA Code: 4.0
  • Primary Description: Micropolitan area core: primary flow within an Urban Cluster (UC) of 10,000 through 49,999 (large UC)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for McKinley County

  • RUCC Code: 5
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of 20,000 or more, not adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013 Information for McKinley County
  • Urban Influence Code: 8
  • UIC Description: Micropolitan not adjacent to a metro area
Urbanized Areas / Urban Clusters Considered urban - located within an Urbanized Area or Urban Cluster.
  • Urbanized Area/Cluster Name: Gallup, NM Urban Cluster
  • UA/UC Number: 32437
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.