Yucca, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 126.
Males: 49  (39.5%)
Females: 77  (60.5%)
Median resident age:

64.0 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 86438

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,311
Yucca:

$42,311
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,212

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,100
Yucca:

$157,100
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,018; detached houses: $130,069; mobile homes: $45,564

Median gross rent in 2017: $633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Yucca: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.8%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Yucca, AZ (2010)
    • 10583.3%White alone
    • 1511.9%Hispanic
    • 54.0%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Black alone



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Yucca, Arizona as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yucca is 40 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (18.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1827 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $315 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Henderson, NV (94.0 miles , pop. 175,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (109.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (150.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Oatman, AZ (4.1 miles),
Walnut Creek, AZ (4.2 miles ),
McConnico, AZ (4.4 miles),
Golden Shores, AZ (4.4 miles ),
Lazy Y U, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Pine Lake, AZ (4.6 miles),
Topock, AZ (4.7 miles),
Pinion Pines, AZ (4.8 miles)

Latitude: 34.87 N, Longitude: 114.15 W

Area code: 928

Distribution of median household income in Yucca, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yucca, AZ in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Arizona:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

Yucca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 590% 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 143.9 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 132.4 miles away from Yucca center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 144.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from the city 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 166.1 miles away from Yucca 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 (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).

Airports located in Yucca:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yucca:

  • Mohave Community College (about 29 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 90 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Yavapai College (about 99 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 103 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Northcentral University (about 108 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 108 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 142 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)

Public school in Yucca:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Yucca Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Yucca Cemetery (1). 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yucca and their reported violations in the past:

STAGE COACH TRAILS GUEST RANCH (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.3%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Yucca:

Marital status in Yucca, AZ
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 23.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 29.4%
  • Divorced: 24.8%

For population 25 years and over in Yucca:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yucca, 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.
Arizona:

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
Mohave County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

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:
Here:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

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)

Businesses in Yucca, AZ

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Yucca:

  • 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)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAAA (1230 AM; 1 kW; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KNTR (980 AM; 1 kW; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yucca:

  • 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)
  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • 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.)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADD (93.5 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: M&M BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLUK (97.9 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • K240CL (95.9 FM; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KNLB (91.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • Yucca, Arizona
  • Fatal accident count43
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents55
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities55
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents145
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Arizona average
  • Fatal accident count15858
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23973
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5165
  • Fatalities17987
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48274
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2945
See more detailed statistics of Yucca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.9mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 170,174Total average daily traffic
  • 62,589Total average daily truck traffic
  • 101,484Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Yucca, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 201960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Yucca, AZ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Yucca)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Arizona Proving Grounds Proving Grounds Rd (Lat: 34.878889 Lon: -114.135222), Call Sign: WNPU615,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Registrant: Ford Motor Company, 1333 Fairlane Ave., Allen Park, MI 48101, Phone: (313) 621-7687, Email:
  • 12481 Frontage Road (Lat: 34.883222 Lon: -114.161028), Call Sign: WQFQ277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.787 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 462.462 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2006, Expiration Date: 09/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2016, Certifier: Richard Knowles, Registrant: Rebel Communications LLC, 7265 S. Dean Martin Dr. #170, Las Vegas, NV 89118, Phone: (702) 914-8072, Fax: (702) 914-3561
  • Lat: 34.881639 Lon: -114.132222, Call Sign: WQKZ729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2009, Expiration Date: 11/05/2019, Certifier: Adale Borg-Babila, Registrant: Fca Us LLC, 1075 West Entrance Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, Phone: (248) 838-6789, Fax: (248) 838-6976, Email:
  • Franconia MW, 2940 W Palo Verde Dr - Franonia Mw (Lat: 34.715944 Lon: -114.122111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 73.8 m, Call Sign: WQNL951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yucca)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yucca, AZ
  • 53.8%Electricity
  • 38.5%Wood
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yucca, AZ
  • 100.0%Electricity


Yucca 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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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