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Yavapai County, Arizona (AZ)

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County population in 2014: 218,844 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 167,517 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 40,753
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 23,613
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 51,519
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,537 (it was 18,652 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 8123 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yavapai County: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Yavapai County, Arizona:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Arizona median age:  35.0 years
Males: 107,287  (49.0%)
Females: 111,557  (51.0%)
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Yavapai County,AZ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yavapai County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,895 ($34,901 in 1999)

This county:

$39895
Arizona:

$48510

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $725 (lower quartile is $546, upper quartile is $863)
This county:

$725
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $173,500 (it was $114,700 in 2000)
Yavapai:

$173,500
Arizona:

$166,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,200 - $293,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $289,581
Here:

$289,581
State:

$244,313

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,627
Here:

$217,627
State:

$166,848

In 2-unit structures: $152,685
Here:

$152,685
State:

$127,695

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,553
Here:

$183,553
State:

$113,718

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,000
Here:

$173,000
State:

$138,510

Mobile homes: $73,977
Here:

$73,977
State:

$63,477

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,264
Here:

$3,264
State:

$32,935
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,241
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 1,581

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 244
  • Burglaries: 462
  • Thefts: 967
  • Auto thefts: 161

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 204
  • Burglaries: 548
  • Thefts: 1154
  • Auto thefts: 159
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1416 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2008: 604 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2009: 348 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2010: 237 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2011: 290 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2012: 444 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2013: 841 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2014: 948 buildings, average cost: $236,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,311 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,135 (0.7%)

Yavapai County household income distribution in 2009 Yavapai County home values distribution Yavapai County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for American Indian residents, 28.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
Yavapai County:

16.1%
Arizona:

18.6%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 47.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 51 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 52 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55 years old, Black residents: 52 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Area name: Prescott, AZ MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yavapai County is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1048 a month.

Cities in this county include: Prescott, Verde, Mingus Mountain, Prescott Valley, Verde Village, Cottonwood-Verde Village, Camp Verde, Cottonwood, Chino Valley, Dewey-Humboldt.

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

2012 air pollution in Yavapai County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.039 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 12.9 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 4.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significantly below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bedford County, Tennessee , Hardin County, Tennessee , Latimer County, Oklahoma , San Luis Obispo County, California , McClain County, Oklahoma , Monroe County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,408
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,945 (39% naturalized citizens)

Yavapai County:

5.9%
Whole state:

12.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,282
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,564
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,144
  • 1980 to 1984: 715
  • 1975 to 1979: 653
  • 1970 to 1974: 487
  • 1970 to 1974: 401
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,699

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Yavapai County marital status for males Yavapai County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 49,003
  • One, attached: 2,765
  • Two: 1,935
  • 3 or 4: 2,562
  • 5 to 9: 1,373
  • 10 to 19: 714
  • 20 or more: 2,161
  • Mobile homes: 19,913
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,304

Housing units in Yavapai County with a mortgage: 21,441 (2,104 second mortgage, 2,406 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,317

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yavapai County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,957156
Catholic16,50014
Other10,74047
Mainline Protestant4,52522
Orthodox1001
None156,211-
Yavapai 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: 41
Yavapai County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Yavapai County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 216
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yavapai County:

7.5%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Yavapai County:

17.7%
State:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Yavapai County:

Average size of farms: 1253 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,960
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $66,080
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.68%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,030
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.21
Land in orchards: 463 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yavapai County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 473% 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 237.1 miles away from Yavapai 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 229.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 212.7 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 235.7 miles away from the 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 224.7 miles away from Yavapai County center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 374.6 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • ArizonaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 18, 2010 to January 22, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1888): March 18, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1888, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • ArizonaLane 2 Fire, Incident Period: June 29, 2008 to July 5, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 29, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2779, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • ArizonaLa Barranca Fire, Incident Period: June 1, 2006 to June 7, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 2, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2640, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • ArizonaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3241): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3241, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • ArizonaHumbug Fire, Incident Period: June 22, 2005 to June 27, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 23, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2562, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • ArizonaCave Creek Fire Complex, Incident Period: June 21, 2005 to July 7, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 22, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2561, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • ArizonaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1586): April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1586, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • ArizonaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 2004 to January 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1581): February 17, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1581, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • ArizonaWillow Fire, Incident Period: June 24, 2004 to July 13, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 28, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2523, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • ArizonaIndian Fire, Incident Period: May 15, 2002 to May 18, 2002, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yavapai County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Poland (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yavapai County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Yavapai County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 50,404 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 9,209 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 22 (0%)
  • Taxi: 81 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 215 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 393 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,294 (3%)
  • Other means: 442 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,933 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,373 people in nursing homes
  • 926 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 337 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 227 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 227 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 200 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 111 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 109 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 94 people in other group homes
  • 82 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 70 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 37 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 34 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 945 people in college/university student housing
  • 761 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 535 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 292 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 274 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 259 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 210 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 149 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,348.

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Arizona average:

5.73%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($177 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.07%

3.02% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($16,574 average AGI)
4.41% relocated from other states ($28,002 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

4.41%
Arizona average:

3.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.82% ($43,853 average AGI)
from Coconino County, AZ  0.49% ($39,637)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($60,770)
from Pima County, AZ  0.20% ($28,376)
from San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($41,442)
from Clark County, NV  0.15% ($82,856)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.14% ($32,075)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Arizona average:

5.60%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($207 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

2.98% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($14,491 average AGI)
4.08% relocated to other states ($20,384 average AGI)
Yavapai County:

4.08%
Arizona average:

3.79%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.86% ($35,819 average AGI)
to Coconino County, AZ  0.39% ($28,218)
to Pima County, AZ  0.24% ($35,870)
to San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($34,708)
to Mohave County, AZ  0.15% ($30,186)
to Clark County, NV  0.13% ($34,408)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($24,845)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Yavapai County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Yavapai County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yavapai County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yavapai County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yavapai County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 49,465 (42,371 aged, 7,094 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,263 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2677)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2348)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1891)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1510)
  • Unspecified dementia (1384)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1376)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1344)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1294)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (906)
  • Congestive heart failure (735)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 39.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 22.4
  • Other - 17.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 265.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 180.5
  • Poisoning - 48.6
  • Suffocation - 24.7
  • Other - 11.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 207,508
  • In family households: 165,579 (42,254 male householders, 15,343 female householders)
    45,682 spouses, 46,009 children (41,598 natural, 1,591 adopted, 2,820 stepchildren), 4,109 grandchildren, 1,572 brothers or sisters, 1,725 parents, 2,177 other relatives, 5,292 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41,929 (15,300 male householders (11,432 living alone)), 18,006 female householders (15,001 living alone)), 8,623 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,525 (1,581 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 33,182 2-persons, 10,213 3-persons, 7,481 4-persons, 3,816 5-persons, 1,710 6-persons, 1,195 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 26,433 1-person, 5,754 2-persons, 712 3-persons, 273 4-persons, 92 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

23,347 married couples with children.
7,996 single-parent households (2,348 men, 5,648 women).

90.3% of residents of Yavapai County speak English at home.
7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,090,985,000 ($5723 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $77,969,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $673,797,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $181,185,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,754,000
Federal grants: $139,272,000
Federal procurement contracts: $28,317,000 ($17,236,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $66,660,000 ($938,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,053,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $89,268,000
Federal Government insurance: $226,392,000

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

Births: 9,549
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 10,840
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,922
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +31,022
Here:

+156 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yavapai County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.61 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.7

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 760
  • 2000 to 2004: 31,206
  • 1990 to 1999: 25,039
  • 1980 to 1989: 21,882
  • 1970 to 1979: 16,792
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,283
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,132
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,879
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,730
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yavapai County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 389
  • 2 rooms: 950
  • 3 rooms: 2,892
  • 4 rooms: 8,377
  • 5 rooms: 13,984
  • 6 rooms: 13,067
  • 7 rooms: 6,401
  • 8 rooms: 3,193
  • 9+ rooms: 2,266
  • 1 room: 716
  • 2 rooms: 1,929
  • 3 rooms: 2,900
  • 4 rooms: 5,876
  • 5 rooms: 3,774
  • 6 rooms: 2,129
  • 7 rooms: 748
  • 8 rooms: 348
  • 9+ rooms: 232
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yavapai County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 485
  • 1 bedroom: 3,109
  • 2 bedrooms: 17,375
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,222
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,611
  • 5+ bedrooms: 717
  • no bedroom: 879
  • 1 bedroom: 4,166
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,501
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,304
  • 4 bedrooms: 694
  • 5+ bedrooms: 108
Cars and other vehicles available in Yavapai County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,331
  • 1 vehicle: 16,458
  • 2 vehicles: 23,165
  • 3 vehicles: 7,415
  • 4 vehicles: 2,158
  • 5+ vehicles: 992
  • no vehicle: 2,017
  • 1 vehicle: 8,530
  • 2 vehicles: 6,034
  • 3 vehicles: 1,578
  • 4 vehicles: 380
  • 5+ vehicles: 113

45% of Yavapai County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Arizona.

Yavapai County:

44.9%
State average:

46.0%

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

  • This state: 46641
  • Northeast: 15653
  • Midwest: 40739
  • South: 16227
  • West: 37137

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $125,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yavapai County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.0%)
  • Electricity (15.0%)
  • Wood (7.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (49.0%)
  • Electricity (30.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.9%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,106
Here:

6.7%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 559
Here:

6.6%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,014
Here:

27.2%
Arizona:

13.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Yavapai County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,297,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,215,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $661,000
    General Public Buildings: $97,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $33,730,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,853,000
    Health - Other: $19,227,000
    Regular Highways: $18,613,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,360,000
    Police Protection: $13,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,640,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,534,000
    Financial Administration: $5,545,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,870,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,891,000
    Sewerage: $1,580,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $505,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $835,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $9,285,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,513,000
    Central Staff Services: $848,000
    Financial Administration: $725,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $513,000
    Health - Other: $451,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $82,938,000

Yavapai County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $5,422,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,579,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,430,000
    Education: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $820,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,276,000
    Interest Earnings: $509,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $37,759,000
    Health and Hospitals: $37,321,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,458,000
    All Other: $8,907,000
    Education: $497,000
  • Tax - Property: $50,351,000
    NEC: $4,425,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,486,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000

Yavapai County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,038,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,629,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,409,000

Yavapai County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,629,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,026
  • Number of aged recipients: 249
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,777
  • Number of recipients under 18: 385
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,205
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 436
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,172
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,398
Yavapai County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yavapai County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 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 ORIGINATED780$160,1451,460$191,3534,971$200,757146$131,8493$8,197,3331,241$209,114550$115,651
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED42$154,905158$203,614527$204,01119$139,8950$0123$213,48887$95,092
APPLICATIONS DENIED207$157,889329$212,1912,404$219,989161$88,0930$0434$213,546353$107,099
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN131$149,748232$187,3021,126$211,95662$143,0322$344,000209$207,278141$110,106
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$136,59153$214,906310$227,41048$119,9170$050$235,82055$94,873
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 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 ORIGINATED96$211,65644$238,31822$208,2731$94,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$253,88236$260,05614$236,7141$135,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$215,53820$213,8503$265,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$164,5007$247,2860$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$238,4000$01$172,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Yavapai County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,07075.2 years
William1,02974.8 years
Robert92073.6 years
James80572.9 years
Mary78380.0 years
Charles62374.8 years
George55076.8 years
Richard45371.0 years
Dorothy42980.3 years
Helen40281.7 years
Most common last names in Yavapai County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith42076.6 years
Johnson28877.0 years
Brown20578.2 years
Miller20078.3 years
Jones18376.0 years
Williams17077.8 years
Davis15876.7 years
Anderson15378.1 years
Wilson13777.6 years
Thompson13275.6 years
Businesses in Yavapai County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware5La-Z-Boy2
Albertsons2Lane Furniture1
Alco Stores2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza4
Arby's3Long John Silver's1
AutoZone4Lowe's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Marriott2
Baskin-Robbins2MasterBrand Cabinets10
Bath & Body Works1Maurices2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Mazda1
Best Western2McDonald's8
Big O Tires3Motel 62
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike6
Burger King4Nissan1
CVS4OfficeMax2
Carl\s Jr.2Olive Garden1
Chevrolet2Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express3
Circle K6Papa John's Pizza2
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Comfort Inn2Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut4
Curves4Quality1
Dairy Queen5Quiznos2
Days Inn3RadioShack4
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys3Red Robin1
Discount Tire1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In6
Famous Footwear2Safeway4
FedEx21Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
Ford2Spencer Gifts1
GNC3Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Staples1
Gap1Starbucks11
Goodwill4Subaru1
H&R Block6Subway4
Hilton2Super 83
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile6
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell7
Home Depot3Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
IZOD1True Value1
JCPenney2U-Haul25
Jack In The Box3UPS30
Johnny Rockets1Vans2
Jones New York11Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC5Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Vons5
Kmart1Walgreens6
Kohl's1Walmart3
Kroger5Wendy's4
La Quinta1YMCA2

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