The pueblo at its heart is located 22 miles (35 km) south of Santa Fe. The population was 507 at the 2000 census. The pueblo people are Native Americans who speak an eastern dialect of the Keresan language. The pueblo administers 53,779 acres (218 km²) of reservation land and possesses concurrent jurisdiction over the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²), all of it land.
There were 143 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 21.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.55 and the average family size was 3.99.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $19,231 versus $21,641 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,153. About 21.4% of families and 20.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.