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Gallup is a city in McKinley County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for David L. Gallup, railroad paymaster
The latitude of Gallup is 35.528N. The longitude is -108.741W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,512 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,868.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gallup demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McKinley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87305 ZIP code.
7% of Gallup residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gallup ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gallup was $15,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Gallup residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gallup, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $933.
Libraries in Gallup include Octavia Fellin Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gallup include Gallup Independent
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KGLP.
McKinley County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gallup political report.
The average commute time for Gallup workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Gallup between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Gallup include Americas Best Value Inn-Gallup, Best Western Inn & Suites, Best Western Royal Holiday Motel, Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Gallup, Economy Inn, Gallup-Days Inn West, Holiday Inn Gallup, Howard Johnson Inn Gallup ... More hotels.
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