Bullhead City, Arizona Population 2020

40,945
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Bullhead City is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 40,945, it is the 26th largest city in Arizona and the 957th largest city in the United States. Bullhead City is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 3.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,540 in 2010. Spanning over 60 miles, Bullhead City has a population density of 690 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bullhead City is $53,961 with a poverty rate of 17.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $121,700. The median age in Bullhead City is 51 years, 48.4 years for males, and 53 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Bullhead City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bullhead City was:

  • White: 88.73%
  • Other race: 4.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Bullhead City, Arizona is 40,945, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,421.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,540.

Bullhead City, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,51388.73%
Some Other Race1,7514.37%
Two or More Races1,0442.61%
Black or African American7271.82%
Asian5911.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native3140.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.21%
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Bullhead City Population Pyramid 2020

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Bullhead City Median Age

51


Total

48.4


Male

53


Female

Bullhead City Adults

There are 33,042 adults, (11,504 of whom are seniors) in Bullhead City.

Bullhead City Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bullhead City Sex Ratio

Female

20,423

51.03%

Male

19,601

48.97%

Bullhead City Households and Families

Bullhead City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bullhead City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All58%42%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Male42.7%57.3%
Female32.8%67.2%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9742.3558
Married7,0652.8272.9
Non Family6,8171.3152.8
Female2,2123.6132.8
Male8803.4342.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bullhead City Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8176.08%
9th to 12th Grade3,96013.25%
High School Graduate11,07037.04%
Some College7,63625.55%
Associates Degree2,2467.51%
Bachelors Degree2,1137.07%
Graduate Degree1,0483.51%
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Bullhead City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,85019,4862,516
Hispanic5,4743,355313
Other Race1,16051482
Multiple Races55441863
Asian499456202
Black39735336
Native American28519449
Islander46469

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,612$26,918$23,735
Less Than High School$19,673$18,876$20,736
High School Grad$24,389$30,198$19,498
Some College$28,906$30,988$26,934
Bachelors Degree$39,545$44,797$36,667
Graduate Degree$58,947$69,732$53,942

$25,612

Average Earnings

$26,918

Average Male

$23,735

Average Female

Bullhead City Language

Bullhead City Language by Age

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Bullhead City Language

81.10% of Bullhead City residents speak only English, while 18.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.91% of the population.

Bullhead City Poverty

Bullhead City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,8964,77417.11%
Hispanic9,8111,98620.24%
Other1,75034219.54%
Multiple1,02426225.59%
Black72710314.17%
Asian5919115.40%
Native3136420.45%

17.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bullhead City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bullhead City is Multiple, with 25.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bullhead City is Black, with 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.10%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.54%
High School16.54%
Some College13.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.51%
Male Unemployed37.40%
Male Employed11.44%
Female Employed9.76%

Bullhead City Income

Bullhead City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,162$53,961
Families$48,767$62,832
Married Families$54,303-
Non Families$25,957$37,858
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Bullhead City Marital Status

Bullhead City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bullhead City Married by Age and Sex

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Bullhead City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bullhead City Marital Status by Race

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Bullhead City Veterans

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4,432

Number of Veterans

4,163

Male Veterans

269

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,888
Korea553
First Gulf War438
Second Gulf War347
World War II174
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,541
75+1,323
55 to 64792
35 to 54529
18 to 34247
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,22814.32%
Hispanic4816.96%
Black8815.55%
2 or More507.34%
Other473.53%
Indian196.40%

Bullhead City Veterans by Education

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14.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bullhead City Employment Status

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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18.25%

Born in Arizona

89.85%

Native Born

10.15%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

5.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.85% of Bullhead City residents were born in the United States, with 18.25% having been born in Arizona. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,9452620.64%
201940,6832620.65%
201840,4211670.41%
201740,2542620.66%
201639,9921780.45%
201539,8142230.56%
201439,591160.04%
201339,575-73-0.18%
201239,648-60-0.15%
201139,7081590.40%
201039,5495,7801.59%
200033,76911,8184.40%
199021,95119,95127.07%
19802,0000.00%