Golden Shores, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 2,047.
Males: 1,054  (51.5%)
Females: 993  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

65.8 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 86436.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,179
Golden Shores:

$50,179
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,575

Golden Shores CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,200
Golden Shores:

$186,200
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $108,284; detached houses: $211,625; mobile homes: $73,780

Median gross rent in 2019: $472.

March 2019 cost of living index in Golden Shores: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.2%
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  • Races in Golden Shores, AZ (2019)
    • 87390.5%White alone
    • 778.0%Hispanic
    • 121.2%Two or more races

Races in Golden Shores detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (32.0%), Scotch-Irish (14.2%), Norwegian (10.4%), European (7.7%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (91.6 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (106.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (162.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Topock, AZ (2.1 miles),
Arizona Village, AZ (2.8 miles ),
Needles, CA (2.9 miles ),
Willow Valley, AZ (3.5 miles ),
Mojave Ranch Estates, AZ (3.7 miles),
Mohave Valley, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Mesquite Creek, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Crystal Beach, AZ (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 114.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Distribution of median household income in Golden Shores, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Golden Shores, AZ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Arizona:

7.6%

Earthquake activity:

Golden Shores-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 5018% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from Golden Shores center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from Golden Shores center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from Golden Shores center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Golden Shores center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from Golden Shores center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 151.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mohave County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Golden Shores:

  • 9 miles: NEEDLES (900 FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golden Shores:

  • Mohave Community College (about 43 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 88 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 99 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 105 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Yavapai College (about 117 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Northcentral University (about 126 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • College of the Desert (about 132 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Golden Shores: Mohave County Library District Golden Shores Community Library (A), Golden Shores Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Golden Shores: Golden Shores Community Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mohave County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Golden Shores:

Marital status in Golden Shores, AZ
  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 24.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 36.6%
  • Divorced: 22.6%

For population 25 years and over in Golden Shores:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Golden Shores, AZ (based on Mohave County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,5005
Evangelical Protestant13,18097
Other8,93022
Mainline Protestant4,06112
Orthodox642
Black Protestant-1
None155,451-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Mohave County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
This county:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Mohave County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mohave County:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
Arizona:

14.2%

8.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  0.79% ($34,077 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.60% ($49,906)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.59% ($57,005)


6.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  0.86% ($44,384 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.74% ($47,654)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($33,116)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golden Shores:

  • KTOX (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CREATIVE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNTR (980 AM; 1 kW; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golden Shores:

  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADD (93.5 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: M&M BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KLUK (97.9 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K240CL (95.9 FM; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
Golden Shores fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Golden Shores fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2018 00:57 AM, Cr-10 Oatman Hwy, Lat: 34.783739, Lon: -114.481319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2014 11:47 AM, Tonapah Dr, Lat: 34.767253, Lon: -114.488019, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 21, 2007 01:16 AM, Mohave County Route1, Lat: 34.756458, Lon: -114.479256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi Ne Of Jct Hwy 95 & Marina Dr (Lat: 34.784444 Lon: -114.488583), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WNZR865,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.050 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2002, Expiration Date: 06/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2010, Certifier: Drew J Fossum, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 769B , Serial Number: D-1777, Year manufactured: 1948, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Hess Roofing & Construction, Po Box 1025, Golden Shores, AZ 86436

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Golden Shores, AZ
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 27.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Golden Shores, AZ
  • 66.9%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas


Golden Shores compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Golden Shores on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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