Mesquite Creek, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 416. Population change since 2000: +102.9%
Males: 212  (51.0%)
Females: 204  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  69.9 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 86440.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,645 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Mesquite Creek:

$44,645
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,922 (it was $20,517 in 2000)

Mesquite Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,402 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Mesquite Creek:

$134,402
AZ:

$205,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $153,330; Detached houses: $155,769; Mobile homes: $81,074

Median gross rent in 2016: $950.

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  • Races in Mesquite Creek, AZ (2010)

    Mesquite Creek races chart
    • 33580.5%White alone
    • 5012.0%Hispanic
    • 194.6%American Indian alone
    • 61.4%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Mesquite Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mesquite Creek: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.8%), American (14.8%), English (7.2%), Irish (3.4%), Italian (3.4%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1800 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 721 people per square mile   (low).

Mesquite Creek,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mesquite Creek:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesquite Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

29 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

This place:

6.5%
Arizona:

13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $924 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $783 (0.6%)

Mesquite Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (77.9 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (92.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (173.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mohave Valley, AZ (1.1 miles ), Mojave Ranch Estates, AZ (1.4 miles) , Fort Mohave, AZ (1.6 miles ), Willow Valley, AZ (2.0 miles ), Arizona Village, AZ (2.8 miles ), Needles, CA (3.0 miles ), Bullhead City, AZ (3.2 miles ), Oatman, AZ (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 114.57 W

Area code: 928

Mesquite Creek household income distribution Mesquite Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Mesquite Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mesquite Creek, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mesquite Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 617% 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 124.3 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 110.6 miles away from Mesquite Creek center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 251.2 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 136.9 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Mesquite Creek center
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 136.3 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Mesquite Creek:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; FORT MOHAVE, AZ)
  • BULLHEAD CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • THE LEGACY REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • MOHAVE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • WESTERN ARIZONA REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • THE RIVER GARDENS REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)

Amtrak stations near Mesquite Creek:

  • 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.
  • 14 miles: LAUGHLIN (RAMADA EXPRESS, 2121 S. CASINO DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesquite Creek:

  • Mohave Community College (about 38 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 74 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 86 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 91 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Yavapai College (about 124 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Northcentral University (about 133 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • College of the Desert (about 135 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.9%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Arizona average:

12.5

Mesquite Creek travel time to work - commute Mesquite Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mesquite Creek 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mesquite Creek:

51.3%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Mesquite Creek:

28.9
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mesquite Creek:

11.0%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mesquite Creek:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.3%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

51.3%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Mesquite Creek:

70.8%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mesquite Creek, AZ Residents

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 Mesquite Creek:

  • KTOX (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CREATIVE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KZZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFLG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesquite Creek:

  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K240CL (95.9 FM; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Mesquite Creek:

  • KACN-LP (Channel 26; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOH-TV (Channel 6; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • K51AY (Channel 51; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: GARCIA BROADCASTING ASSOCIATES)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$121,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9405.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$40,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Mesquite Creek compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age 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.

Mesquite Creek on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #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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