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|Mohave County, Arizona|
Location in the state of Arizona
Arizona's location in the U.S.
13,470 sq mi (34,887 km²)
13,312 sq mi (34,478 km²)
158 sq mi (409 km²), 1.17%
10/sq mi (4/km²)
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.
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.
- Interstate 40
- Interstate 15
- U.S. Route 93
- Arizona State Route 66
- Arizona State Route 68
- Arizona State Route 95
- Arizona State Route 389
- Washington County to the north
- Kane County to the northeast
- Coconino County to the east
- Yavapai County to the east
- La Paz County to the south
- San Bernardino County to the southwest
- Clark County to the west
- Lincoln County to the northwest
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.
Cities and Towns Edit
- Arizona Village
- Beaver Dam
- Desert Hills
- Dolan Springs
- Golden Valley
- Mesquite Creek
- Mohave Valley
- Mojave Ranch Estates
- New Kingman-Butler
- Peach Springs
- Willow Valley
The following school districts serve Mohave County
Unified school districtsEdit
- Colorado City Unified School District
- Kingman Unified School District
- Lake Havasu Unified School District
- Littlefield Unified School District
- Peach Springs Unified School District
High school districtsEdit
Elementary school districtsEdit
- Bullhead City Elementary School District
- Hackberry School District
- Mohave Valley Elementary School District
- Owens-Whitney Elementary School District
- Topock Elementary School District
- Valentine Elementary School District
- Yucca Elementary School District
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