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Mohave County, Arizona (AZ)

County population in 2017: 207,200 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 155,032 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 35,207
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 22,521
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 46,229
Renter-occupied apartments: 24,811 (it was 16,580 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

34%

Land area: 13312 sq. mi.

Water area: 158.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mohave County: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.8%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%), Construction (13.2%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Mohave County, AZ (2017)
    • 160,138103.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 34,06322.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,0282.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3,8392.5%Two or more races
    • 2,4681.6%Asian alone
    • 2,3921.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2000.1%Some other race alone
    • 720.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years
Males: 103,960  (50.2%)
Females: 103,240  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Mohave County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,311 ($31,521 in 1999)
This county:

$42,311
Arizona:

$56,581

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $516, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$648
State:

$858


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,100 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Mohave:

$157,100
Arizona:

$223,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,100 - $250,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $210,448
Here:

$210,448
State:

$299,485

Townhouses or other attached units: $365,457
Here:

$365,457
State:

$214,044

In 2-unit structures: $1,031,749
Here:

$1,031,749
State:

$153,614

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $769,674
Here:

$769,674
State:

$166,208

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,980
Here:

$88,980
State:

$214,238

Mobile homes: $66,025
Here:

$66,025
State:

$74,343

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,075
Here:

$31,075
State:

$47,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,053
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 2,329

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 11
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 174
  • Burglaries: 1182
  • Thefts: 1807
  • Auto thefts: 410

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 118
  • Burglaries: 984
  • Thefts: 1732
  • Auto thefts: 339
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1428 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1998: 1772 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1999: 1904 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2000: 1887 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2001: 2141 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2002: 2554 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 2995 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2004: 3838 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2005: 3879 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 2265 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2007: 1127 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2008: 455 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2009: 261 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2010: 214 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2011: 194 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2012: 323 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2013: 454 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2014: 521 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2015: 626 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2016: 657 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2017: 889 buildings, average cost: $211,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mohave, AZ residents
Average permit cost in Mohave, AZ
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,026 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $822 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Mohave, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mohave, AZ in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mohave, AZ in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
Mohave County:

16.7%
Arizona:

14.9%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 3.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 22.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 51.4 years old
(Males: 50.6 years old, Females: 52.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.5 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 35.8 years old, Asian residents: 50.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 27.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mohave County is $560 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $903 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lake Havasu City, Bullhead City, Kingman, New Kingman-Butler, Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley, Golden Valley, Colorado City, Desert Hills, Golden Shores.

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

2018 air pollution in Mohave County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 20.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Sandoval County, New Mexico , Harper County, Oklahoma , Henry County, Tennessee , Meigs County, Tennessee , Pratt County, Kansas , Southampton County, Virginia , Webster County, Kentucky , Moore County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Arizona:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Mohave, AZ
County total employment by year in Mohave, AZ
County average yearly wages by year in Mohave, AZ

Current college students: 5,259
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,268 (53.2% naturalized citizens)

Mohave County:

5.9%
Whole state:

13.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,3992010 or later
  • 2,3972000 to 2009
  • 3,1961990 to 1999
  • 1,9061980 to 1989
  • 1,3001970 to 1979
  • 2,677Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.7%

Mohave County marital status for males Mohave County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 70,365
  • One, attached: 1,111
  • Two: 2,144
  • 3 or 4: 2,216
  • 5 to 9: 2,442
  • 10 to 19: 1,740
  • 20 to 49: 1,698
  • 50 or more: 1,055
  • Mobile homes: 30,763
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 963

Housing units in Mohave County with a mortgage: 32,279 (720 second mortgage, 2,270 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 29,002

Here:

52.5% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mohave County

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-
Mohave County Religion Details
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.

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
Here:

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.
Arizona:

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
This county:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mohave County:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
State:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Mohave County:

Average size of farms: 3318 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,354
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,864
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $98,694
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.50%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.95
Upland cotton: 4357 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Mohave County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 586% 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 158.7 miles away from Mohave County 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 143.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 170.0 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from Mohave County 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 192.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arizona Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 18, 2010 to January 22, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1888: March 18, 2010, FEMA Id: 1888, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3241: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3241, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arizona Hulet Fire, Incident Period: June 11, 2005 to June 18, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 2560, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1586: April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 1586, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 2004 to January 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1581: February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: 1581, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Heavy Rain, High Winds, Incident Period: January 15, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-730: January 15, 1985, FEMA Id: 730, Natural disaster type: Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Arizona SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 23, 1983 to October 10, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-691: October 05, 1983, FEMA Id: 691, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona FLOODING, Incident Period: June 16, 1983 to June 20, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-686: July 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 686, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Arizona SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 19, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-614: February 19, 1980, FEMA Id: 614, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 04, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-551: March 04, 1978, FEMA Id: 551, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mohave

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 48,047 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 7,056 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 313 (0.5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 32 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,006 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,234 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,275 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mohave County


  • German (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Mohave County, Arizona in 2000:

  • 529 people in nursing homes
  • 324 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 180 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 96 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 22 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 21 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Mohave County, Arizona in 2010:

  • 1,481 people in state prisons
  • 393 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 367 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 56 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 44 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in federal detention centers
  • 30 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in college/university student housing
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,703.

8.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

1.12% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($3,895 average AGI)
7.40% relocated from other states ($41,714 average AGI)
Mohave County:

7.40%
Arizona average:

4.37%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.50% ($36,646)
from Riverside County, CA  0.38% ($52,496)
from Orange County, CA  0.29% ($51,266)
from San Diego County, CA  0.22% ($50,741)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
1.49% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($9,577 average AGI)
5.36% relocated to other states ($30,689 average AGI)
Mohave County:

5.36%
Arizona average:

3.39%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.22% ($43,899)
to Riverside County, CA  0.21% ($46,816)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($39,927)
to Washington County, UT  0.16% ($33,514)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Mohave County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Mohave County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mohave County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mohave County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mohave County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mohave County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mohave County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mohave County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mohave County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 43,888 (36,618 aged, 7,270 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,929 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Mohave County, Arizona in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,279)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,856)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,354)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,279)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,953)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (928)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (907)
  • Unspecified dementia (892)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (738)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (690)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 72.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.4
  • Other - 25.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 273.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 202.8
  • Suffocation - 32.3
  • Poisoning - 31.5
  • Other - 6.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 207,200
  • In family households: 164,679 (29,592 male householders, 25,865 female householders)
    43,111 spouses, 43,483 children (37,662 natural, 2,705 adopted, 3,116 stepchildren), 6,847 grandchildren, 1,515 brothers or sisters, 2,183 parents, 5,187 other relatives, 6,896 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 39,239 (15,380 male householders (12,588 living alone)), 16,728 female householders (13,696 living alone)), 7,131 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,282

Size of family households: 33,121 2-persons, 9,971 3-persons, 6,307 4-persons, 2,954 5-persons, 1,767 6-persons, 1,337 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 26,284 1-person, 5,182 2-persons, 516 3-persons, 126 4-persons.

16,165 married couples with children.
11,646 single-parent households (3,358 men, 8,288 women).

89.0% of residents of Mohave speak English at home.
9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,044,542,000 ($5,804 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $37,018,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $625,205,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $218,850,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,891,000
Federal grants: $152,791,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,177,000 ($1,048,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,628,000 ($92,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,585,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $76,832,000
Federal Government insurance: $269,250,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,809
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,354
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,667
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +31,438
Here:

+168 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mohave County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 19.93 millions of gallons per day (95% from ground, 5% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Mohave County, Arizona
  • Year house built in Mohave County, Arizona
  • 1,9232014 or later
  • 2,1002010 to 2013
  • 37,1902000 to 2009
  • 25,4091990 to 1999
  • 21,6301980 to 1989
  • 17,7721970 to 1979
  • 5,4821960 to 1969
  • 2,1001950 to 1959
  • 4011940 to 1949
  • 4901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mohave County, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mohave County, Arizona
  • 1541 room
  • 4352 rooms
  • 3,2253 rooms
  • 8,8034 rooms
  • 19,5455 rooms
  • 13,8906 rooms
  • 7,1807 rooms
  • 5,0138 rooms
  • 3,0369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
  • 3991 room
  • 2,1342 rooms
  • 3,7223 rooms
  • 7,5844 rooms
  • 8,4835 rooms
  • 1,8886 rooms
  • 1,3417 rooms
  • 5228 rooms
  • 2119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mohave County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mohave County, Arizona
  • 309no bedroom
  • 2,7981 bedroom
  • 12,1342 bedrooms
  • 39,0393 bedrooms
  • 6,2404 bedrooms
  • 7615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mohave County, Arizona
  • 655no bedroom
  • 3,3771 bedroom
  • 10,9222 bedrooms
  • 10,2833 bedrooms
  • 8164 bedrooms
  • 2315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mohave County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mohave County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mohave County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,208no vehicle
  • 18,0561 vehicle
  • 27,2932 vehicles
  • 9,7503 vehicles
  • 3,2124 vehicles
  • 1,7625+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mohave County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mohave County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,542no vehicle
  • 12,5431 vehicle
  • 7,8822 vehicles
  • 1,7783 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 3395+ vehicles

80.3% of Mohave County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Arizona.

Mohave County:

80.3%
State average:

82.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,019
  • Other state: 156,272
  • Northeast: 11,336
  • Midwest: 42,787
  • South: 14,749
  • West: 87,400
Year householders moved into unit in Mohave County, AZ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mohave County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.8%Electricity
  • 27.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,964
Here:

18.1%
Arizona:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,018
Here:

11.5%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 409
Here:

10.5%
Arizona:

13.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Mohave County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $14,738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,280,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,059,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $25,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,897,000
    Health - Other: $16,974,000
    Regular Highways: $16,055,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,380,000
    Police Protection: $12,838,000
    Financial Administration: $6,471,000
    Libraries: $5,764,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,694,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,989,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    Water Utilities: $3,172,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,888,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,570,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,863,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,100,000
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,055,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,926,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,164,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,071,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,527,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,391,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,036,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $500,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $203,000
    Special Assessments: $171,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    General - Other: $1,733,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,093,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,097,000
    Highways: $15,463,000
    Other: $6,134,000
    Health and Hospitals: $969,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,900,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,763,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,466,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $752,000
    Other License: $714,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $656,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,335,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000

Mohave County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $14,738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,280,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,059,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $25,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,897,000
    Health - Other: $16,974,000
    Regular Highways: $16,055,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,380,000
    Police Protection: $12,838,000
    Financial Administration: $6,471,000
    Libraries: $5,764,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,694,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,989,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    Water Utilities: $3,172,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,888,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,570,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,863,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,100,000
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,055,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,926,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,164,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,071,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,527,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,391,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,036,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $500,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $203,000
    Special Assessments: $171,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    General - Other: $1,733,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,093,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,097,000
    Highways: $15,463,000
    Other: $6,134,000
    Health and Hospitals: $969,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,900,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,763,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,466,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $752,000
    Other License: $714,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $656,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,335,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000

Mohave County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $14,738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,280,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,059,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $25,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,897,000
    Health - Other: $16,974,000
    Regular Highways: $16,055,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,380,000
    Police Protection: $12,838,000
    Financial Administration: $6,471,000
    Libraries: $5,764,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,694,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,989,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    Water Utilities: $3,172,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,888,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,570,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,863,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,100,000
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,055,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,926,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,164,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,071,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,527,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,391,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,036,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $500,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $203,000
    Special Assessments: $171,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    General - Other: $1,733,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,093,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,097,000
    Highways: $15,463,000
    Other: $6,134,000
    Health and Hospitals: $969,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,900,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,763,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,466,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $752,000
    Other License: $714,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $656,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,335,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000

Mohave County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $14,738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,280,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,059,000
    Water Utilities: $41,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $25,396,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,897,000
    Health - Other: $16,974,000
    Regular Highways: $16,055,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,380,000
    Police Protection: $12,838,000
    Financial Administration: $6,471,000
    Libraries: $5,764,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,694,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,989,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,237,000
    Water Utilities: $3,172,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,888,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,570,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,863,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,100,000
    Solid Waste Management: $825,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $636,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,055,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,926,000
    Other: $2,470,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,164,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,071,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,527,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,662,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,391,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,036,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $500,000
    General Revenue - Other: $243,000
    Rents: $203,000
    Special Assessments: $171,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    General - Other: $1,733,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,093,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,097,000
    Highways: $15,463,000
    Other: $6,134,000
    Health and Hospitals: $969,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,900,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,763,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,466,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $752,000
    Other License: $714,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $656,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,335,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,456
  • Number of aged recipients: 245
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,211
  • Number of recipients under 18: 558
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,418
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 480
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,168
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,736
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED925$127,5961,337$134,7022,855$162,521132$94,9850$01,403$147,772388$94,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED52$130,538109$128,174323$175,87319$93,2110$0135$161,76357$84,456
APPLICATIONS DENIED264$122,633303$148,9931,854$171,621235$46,4342$189,000525$167,373354$77,113
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN100$124,820145$147,090890$168,75290$84,4780$0226$168,049143$88,965
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS27$119,96330$143,233158$188,18413$73,3080$054$165,87019$91,842
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$145,56022$197,31833$156,4553$99,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$204,45924$269,62526$223,0002$80,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$183,04811$223,2738$195,3752$87,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$187,6673$249,0005$225,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$173,8331$417,0003$127,6670$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mohave, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mohave, AZ - Value
Most common first names in Mohave County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert94571.4 years
John88873.4 years
William87373.3 years
James74971.3 years
Mary57977.5 years
Charles51773.2 years
George42675.4 years
Richard40169.5 years
Dorothy37776.9 years
Donald37170.8 years
Most common last names in Mohave County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30973.5 years
Johnson25173.9 years
Brown17875.6 years
Williams17573.6 years
Miller16975.2 years
Jones15174.4 years
Anderson13474.3 years
Davis13472.9 years
Taylor11372.9 years
Wilson11273.7 years
Businesses in Mohave County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores2Lane Furniture3
AT&T4Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware4Long John Silver's2
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
Albertsons1Marriott1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets8
AutoZone4McDonald's8
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 64
Best Western3Motherhood Maternity1
Big O Tires3New Balance6
Budget Car Rental2Nike5
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS3Panda Express4
Carl\s Jr.5Payless3
Chevrolet2Penske1
Cinnabon 1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Quality2
Curves3Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack4
Days Inn3Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry1Rodeway Inn2
Dennys4Rue212
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In4
Domino's Pizza4Safeway4
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear2Sears3
Fashion Bug1Sephora1
FedEx35Sprint Nextel5
Ford2Staples2
GameStop2Starbucks7
Goodwill2Subway14
H&R Block5Super 82
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Target1
Home Depot2Toyota1
JCPenney3Travelodge2
Jack In The Box1True Value1
Jones New York4U-Haul15
KFC4UPS33
Kmart3Vans4
Knights Inn1Vons4
Kohl's1Walgreens3
Kroger3Walmart2
La-Z-Boy3Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1

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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #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+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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