Beaver Dam, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 1,962.
Males: 1,067  (54.4%)
Females: 895  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

62.6 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 86432.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,179
Beaver Dam:

$50,179
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,575

Beaver Dam CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $186,200
Beaver Dam:

$186,200
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $132,468; detached houses: $147,211; mobile homes: $87,819

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,401.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beaver Dam: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.7%
(40.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Beaver Dam, AZ (2019)
    • 82760.0%White alone
    • 50136.4%Hispanic
    • 896.5%Two or more races

Races in Beaver Dam detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beaver Dam, Arizona as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beaver Dam is 1,339 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (18.6%), English (15.0%), German (13.5%), Polish (8.2%), Danish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

346 residents are foreign born (25.1% Latin America).

This place:

25.1%
Arizona:

13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $409 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,112 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (80.3 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (86.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (256.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Littlefield, AZ (1.2 miles ),
Scenic, AZ (3.0 miles ),
Mesquite, NV (3.3 miles ),
Bunkerville, NV (3.8 miles ),
Santa Clara, UT (4.7 miles ),
Ivins, UT (4.8 miles ),
St. George, UT (4.9 miles ),
Washington, UT (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.91 N, Longitude: 113.94 W

Distribution of median household income in Beaver Dam, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Beaver Dam, AZ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Arizona:

7.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.18
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Beaver Dam-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 4552% 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 238.3 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 216.9 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 314.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 252.4 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Beaver Dam:

  • HIGHLAND MANOR OF MESQUITE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MESQUITE, NV)
  • VIRGIN VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MESQUITE, NV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • Dixie State University (about 25 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 72 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Nevada State College (about 85 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 87 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 89 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Mohave Community College (about 114 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 175 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Public schools in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM ELEMENTARY (Location: 3436 E. RIO VIRGIN ROAD)
  • BEAVER DAM HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3470 E. RIO VIRGIN ROAD)

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Notable location: Beaver Dam - Littlefield Fire District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Beaver Dam Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Dam Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

BEAVER DAM WC SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 625, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BIASI WATER COMPANY (Population served: 425, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHIEF SLEEP EASY TP (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-25-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BEAVER DAM EAST DWID (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.5%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Dam:

Marital status in Beaver Dam, AZ
  • Never married: 5.0%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Beaver Dam:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beaver Dam, 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
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

14.2%

8.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.04%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  0.79% ($34,077 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.60% ($49,906)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.59% ($57,005)


6.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Arizona average:

5.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  0.86% ($44,384 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.74% ($47,654)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($33,116)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KVEG (97.5 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: KEMP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBHQ (104.7 FM; MOAPA VALLEY, NV; Owner: SUMMIT AMERICAN, INC.)
  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Beaver Dam fatal accident list:

May 12, 2017 04:56 PM, Rio Virgin Rd, Lat: 36.902558, Lon: -113.927253, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 20, 2007 05:99 AM, Hwy 91, Lat: 36.921528, Lon: -113.926153, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.5mTotal length
  • 3,000Total average daily traffic
  • 150Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,010Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Beaver Dam Wash @ Cr91 1608 E1/2se1/4ne1/4ne1/4nw1/4ne1/4, Sec 5, T40n, R15w (Lat: 36.902500 Lon: -113.933417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQKL946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.425 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2009, Expiration Date: 07/09/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2019, Certifier: Nicholas S Hont, P.E., Registrant: Mohave County Flood Control District, 3675 E Andy Devine Ave, Kingman, AZ 86402, Phone: (928) 757-0925, Fax: (928) 757-0912, Email:
  • Beaver Dam Wash@cr 911608 E 1/2 S E 1/4 Ne1/4ne1/4nw1/4n E1/4,Sec 5,T 40 Nr 15 W (Lat: 36.902500 Lon: -113.933417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRFD820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.425 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2020, Expiration Date: 02/10/2030, Certifier: Luke Brazdys P.E., Registrant: Mohave County Flood Control, P.O.Box 7000 3675e Andy Devine Ave, Kingman, AZ 86402, Phone: (928) 757-0925, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K7DJV, Licensee ID: L00360856, Grant Date: 06/01/2017, Expiration Date: 08/26/2027, Certifier: Kelly R Healy, Registrant: Kelly R Healy, 711 Mcknight Circle 1108, Beaver Dam, AZ 86432
  • Call Sign: KA7ASY, Licensee ID: L00695082, Grant Date: 01/29/2005, Expiration Date: 01/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2017, Registrant: Laura M Leffler, 3105 Kaibab West, Beaver Dam, AZ 86432
  • Call Sign: N7UQK, Licensee ID: L00732801, Grant Date: 08/26/2003, Expiration Date: 08/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2015, Registrant: Jack E Sloat, Beaver Dam, AZ 86432
  • Call Sign: KG7AHT, Licensee ID: L01754656, Grant Date: 12/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/20/2022, Certifier: Monty L Johnson, Registrant: Monty L Johnson, Beaver Dam, AZ 86432

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 19 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Beaver Dam, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beaver Dam, AZ
    • 5447.4%Outside Fires
    • 3530.7%Structure Fires
    • 2521.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beaver Dam, AZ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beaver Dam, AZ
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 30.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beaver Dam, AZ
  • 100.0%Electricity


Beaver Dam compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.

Beaver Dam on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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