Willow Valley, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,062. Population change since 2000: +81.5%
Males: 512  (48.3%)
Females: 550  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86440.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,884 (it was $39,250 in 2000)
Willow Valley:

$31,884
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,607 (it was $16,956 in 2000)

Willow Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,382 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Willow Valley:

$94,382
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,914; Detached houses: $135,357; Mobile homes: $38,448

Median gross rent in 2013: $608.

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  • Races in Willow Valley, AZ (2010)

    Willow Valley races chart
    • 87582.4%White alone
    • 11010.4%Hispanic
    • 424.0%American Indian alone
    • 232.2%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

Races in Willow Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Willow Valley: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.9%), Irish (15.2%), German (12.0%), Dutch (4.9%), French (4.7%), United States (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 475 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,093 people per square mile   (low).

Willow Valley,AZ real estate house value index trend

Willow Valley, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Willow Valley:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willow Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

32 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.5%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $897 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $443 (0.6%)

Willow Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (80.3 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (94.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (173.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mojave Ranch Estates, AZ (1.5 miles) , Mohave Valley, AZ (1.7 miles ), Mesquite Creek, AZ (2.0 miles ), Arizona Village, AZ (2.2 miles ), Needles, CA (2.4 miles ), Fort Mohave, AZ (2.5 miles ), Golden Shores, AZ (3.5 miles ), Bullhead City, AZ (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 114.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

Willow Valley household income distribution Willow Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (41%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (41%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (43%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Willow Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Willow Valley, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Willow Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 620% 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 120.7 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 107.4 miles away from Willow Valley center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 248.8 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 132.8 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 168.0 miles away from Willow Valley 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 132.9 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 (12).
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).
Willow Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Willow Valley:

  • VALLEY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; FORT MOHAVE, AZ)
  • BULLHEAD CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • WESTERN ARIZONA REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • MOHAVE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • THE LEGACY REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)
  • THE RIVER GARDENS REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ)

Amtrak stations near Willow Valley:

  • 6 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.
  • 17 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 Willow Valley:

  • Mohave Community College (about 41 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 77 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 88 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 93 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Yavapai College (about 126 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • College of the Desert (about 131 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Northcentral University (about 134 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)

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

Church in Willow Valley: First Southern 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.3%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Willow Valley compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Arizona average:

12.5

Willow Valley travel time to work - commute Willow Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Willow Valley 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 Willow Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KZZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 Willow Valley:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KHWY (98.9 FM; ESSEX, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Willow Valley:

  • KACN-LP (Channel 26; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,2001$108,2101$172,5701$110,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$206,2300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$86,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$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
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,5201$53,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #5 (86440) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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