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Mohave Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Mohave Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mohave County at latitude 34.9024 and longitude -114.5714. Mohave County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 469 feet.

The formal official name is the Mohave Valley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mohave Valley, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Mohave Valley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Mohave Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Mohave Valley Census Designated Place, AZ Boundary Map


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Mohave Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,611
Population in Households 2,611
Population in Familes 2,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 727 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $95,787
Average Home Value $121,768


Median Household Income $42,985
Average Household Income $53,834
Per Capita Income $20,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% 1.7%
Households 0.07% 1.99%
Families 0.07% 1.68%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.


Mohave Valley, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mohave Valley to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 134 71st
Population Density1 # 220 51st
Diversity Index2 # 141 69th
Median Household Income # 123 73rd
Per Capita Income # 178 61st

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