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Mohave County, Arizona
Mohave County az seal
Seal
Map of Arizona highlighting Mohave County
Location in the state of Arizona
Map of USA AZ
Arizona's location in the U.S.
Founded 1864
Seat Kingman
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

13,470 sq mi (34,887 km²)
13,312 sq mi (34,478 km²)
158 sq mi (409 km²), 1.17%
Population
 - (2006)
 - Density

193,035
10/sq mi (4/km²)
Website www.co.mohave.az.us

Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of 2000 its population was 155,032. The county seat is Kingman. The largest city is Lake Havasu City.

Mohave County contains part of Grand Canyon National Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and all of the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The Kaibab, Fort Mojave and Hualapai Indian Reservations also lie within the county.

HistoryEdit

Mohave County was the one of four original Arizona Counties created by the territorial government on November 9th, 1864. Pah-Ute County was created from it in 1865 and was merged back into Mohave County in 1871 when much of its territory was ceded to Nevada in 1866. Its present boundaries were established in 1881.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 34,886 km² (13,470 sq mi). 34,477 km² (13,312 sq mi) of it is land and 409 km² (158 sq mi) of it (1.17%) is water.

The Colorado River forms the county's western boundary, and California, Nevada and Utah all border it.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census² of 2000, there were 155,032 people, 62,809 households, and 43,401 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (12/sq mi). There were 80,062 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.06% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 2.41% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 4.00% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. 11.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 62,809 households out of which 25.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.10% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 20.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,521, and the median income for a family was $36,311. Males had a median income of $28,505 versus $20,632 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,788. About 9.80% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.40% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over.

By 2006 Census Bureau estimates placed the population of Mohave County at 193,035. This represented a 24.5% increase in the population since 2000.[1]

Communities Edit

Cities and Towns Edit

Unincorporated areasEdit

EducationEdit

The following school districts serve Mohave County

Unified school districtsEdit

High school districtsEdit

Elementary school districtsEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/04/04015.html

External linksEdit

  • Early Aviation History of Kingman and Mohave Co.[1]
  • Kingman Army Air Field History 1940 - 49[2]

35°40′55″N 113°51′47″W / 35.68194, -113.86306

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