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Golden Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Golden Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 9,009 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Golden Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,009
Daytime Population: Workers 748
Daytime Population: Residents 6,264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,012
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 8,807
Population in Familes 6,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $33,805
Average Household Income $41,593
Per Capita Income $17,757


Total Housing Units 4,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,098 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 796 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 855 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $98,302
Average Home Value $142,711


Total Households 3,894
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,471
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 1.02% 0.81%
Households 1.07% 0.83%
Families 0.88% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 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 # 72 84th
Population Density # 274 39th
Diversity Index # 237 48th
Median Household Income # 300 34th
Per Capita Income # 277 39th

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