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Bullhead City, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The City of Bullhead City had a population of 41,007 as of July 1, 2017. Bullhead City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bullhead City is located at latitude 35.1274 and longitude -114.556 in Mohave County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bullhead City (see map below) encompass a land area of 59.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Mohave County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 558 feet.

The City of Bullhead City (GNIS ID: 2409936) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bullhead City is located within Bullhead City Division of Mohave County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bullhead City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bullhead City, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,007
Daytime Population: Workers 12,940
Daytime Population: Residents 25,253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 40,840
Population in Familes 30,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density2 691
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $38,012
Average Household Income $50,659
Per Capita Income $21,627


Total Housing Units 24,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,031 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,362 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,336 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $137,180
Average Home Value $190,799


Total Households 17,393
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 10,804
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.53%
Households 0.51% 0.56%
Families 0.38% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Bullhead City, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bullhead City to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 27 94th
Population Density # 92 80th
Diversity Index # 131 71st
Median Household Income # 231 49th
Per Capita Income # 191 58th

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