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Golden Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 9,115 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Valley is located at latitude 35.2061 and longitude -114.2327 in Mohave County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 78.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mohave County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,808 feet.

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408307) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Golden Valley Census Designated Place is located within of Mohave County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Golden Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,115
Population in Households 8,913
Population in Familes 6,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 3,957
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,508
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,149 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 808 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 868 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $89,793
Average Home Value $131,885


Median Household Income $31,832
Average Household Income $39,670
Per Capita Income $17,012
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 0.62%
Households 1.5% 0.68%
Families 1.26% 0.57%
Median Household Income   -1.52%
Per Capita Income   0.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Golden Valley, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Valley to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 72 84th
Population Density1 # 273 40th
Diversity Index2 # 236 48th
Median Household Income # 319 29th
Per Capita Income # 284 37th

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