Golden Valley, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Golden Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 9,162 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Golden Valley Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map

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Golden Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,162
Population in Households 8,827
Population in Familes 6,729
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,891
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,474
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,093 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 798 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 807 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $79,388
Average Home Value $90,196
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,319
Average Household Income $39,131
Per Capita Income $16,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.74% 0.79%
Households 1.46% 0.88%
Families 1.24% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 272 40th
Diversity Index2 # 234 48th
Median Household Income # 344 24th
Per Capita Income # 264 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.