Willow Valley, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,062.
Population change since 2000: +81.5%
Males: 612  (57.7%)
Females: 450  (42.3%)
Median resident age:

65.7 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 86440.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,901 (it was $39,250 in 2000)
Willow Valley:

$39,901
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,444 (it was $16,956 in 2000)

Willow Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,468 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Willow Valley:

$150,468
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $403,231; detached houses: $682,383; mobile homes: $118,257

Median gross rent in 2019: $565.

March 2019 cost of living index in Willow Valley: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.4%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Willow Valley, AZ (2019)
    • 67584.3%White alone
    • 769.5%Hispanic
    • 354.4%Two or more races
    • 81.0%American Indian alone
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 50.6%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Austrian (12.2%), English (7.4%), German (7.4%), Italian (4.4%), Swedish (3.0%), Polish (2.7%).

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, Arizona map

29 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:

5.0%
Arizona:

12.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $750 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $863 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Willow Valley, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Willow Valley, AZ in 2019
Willow Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Arizona:

7.6%
Most common industries in Willow Valley, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (27.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (24.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (11.6%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.8%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (5.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (21.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (18.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.9%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (36.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (33.9%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (10.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
Most common occupations in Willow Valley, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (12.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (21.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (19.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (9.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.0%)

Average climate in Willow Valley, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Willow Valley, Arizona average temperatures Willow Valley, Arizona average precipitation Willow Valley, Arizona humidity Willow Valley, Arizona wind speed Willow Valley, Arizona snowfall Willow Valley, Arizona sunshine Willow Valley, Arizona clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Willow Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 5177% 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 Willow Valley 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 the city 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 Willow Valley 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 (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).
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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Willow Valley:

Marital status in Willow Valley, AZ
  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 24.7%

For population 25 years and over in Willow Valley:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Willow Valley, 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
Mohave County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Willow Valley:

29.7
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.5%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willow Valley:

7.0
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Willow Valley:

40.2%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Willow Valley:

55.0%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Willow Valley:

72.7%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willow Valley, AZ Residents

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 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 in Willow Valley, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Willow Valley, AZ - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Willow Valley, AZ
  • 53.6%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Willow Valley, AZ
  • 52.8%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%No fuel used


Willow Valley compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Willow Valley on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #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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