Grand Canyon West, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 2.
Males: (100.0%)
Females: (0.0%)
Median resident age:  70.5 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,423
Grand Canyon West:

$42,423
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,529

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $148,700
Grand Canyon West:

$148,700
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $171,494; Detached houses: $204,982; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,807; In 2-unit structures: $281,540; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $534,236; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,724; Mobile homes: $66,210; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,475
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grand Canyon West: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (68.3 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (80.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (197.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Meadview, AZ (3.8 miles ), Dolan Springs, AZ (6.1 miles ), White Hills, AZ (6.2 miles ), Truxton, AZ (6.2 miles) , Peach Springs, AZ (6.2 miles ), Antares, AZ (6.4 miles) , Crozier, AZ (6.4 miles) , Valle Vista, AZ (6.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.00 N, Longitude: 113.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Grand Canyon West-area historical earthquake activity is above Arizona state average. It is 629% 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 199.2 miles away from the city 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 180.8 miles away from Grand Canyon West center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 220.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from Grand Canyon West center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 255.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mohave County (11) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Canyon West:

  • Mohave Community College (about 53 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 64 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 76 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Dixie State University (about 78 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 81 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Southern Utah University (about 123 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Yavapai College (about 127 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)

Public schools in Grand Canyon West:

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Notable location: Quartermaster View Point (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: East New Water Tank (A), New Water Tank (B), Boulder Tank (C). Display/hide their locations 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:  1.0 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grand Canyon West CDP (based on Mohave County data)

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.
Arizona:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

14.2%

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.76% ($33,172 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.52% ($45,920)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.48% ($34,500)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  1.00% ($32,142 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.65% ($36,007)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($27,361)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Canyon West:

  • 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.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Canyon West:

  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSTJ (102.7 FM; BOULDER CITY, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVEG (97.5 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: KEMP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Iron Spring 1692-Lake Mead City Unit 17-28-16 Lot 113, Sec 17, T28n, R16w (Lat: 35.811278 Lon: -114.015028), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQKD209
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/03/2019, Certifier: Nicholas S Hont, PeRegistrant: Mohave County Flood Control District, 3675 E Andy Devine Ave, Kingman, AZ 86402, Phone: (928) 757-0925, Fax: (928) 757-0912, Email:
  • GRAPEVINE, 6.8 Miles Sw Of Grand Canyon West Airport (Lat: 35.907222 Lon: -113.895278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.6 m, Call Sign: WQOZ825
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.787 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: Waylon HongaRegistrant: Niles Radio Communications, 1602 N East St., Flagstaff, AZ 86004, Phone: (928) 774-4621, Email:
  • Grand Canyon West (Lat: 35.908194 Lon: -113.896389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQPJ733
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.587 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/06/2022, Certifier: Ken ZachresonRegistrant: Niles Radio Communications, 1602 N East St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, Phone: (928) 774-4621, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Grand Canyon West Airport (Lat: 35.987583 Lon: -113.820333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 7.5 m, Call Sign: WQKH508
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.425 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2009, Expiration Date: 05/20/2019, Certifier: Daniel M WillenbringRegistrant: Vaisala Inc., 194 South Taylor Ave., Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 402-4741, Email:

Grand Canyon West compared to Arizona 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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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