Mohave County, Arizona Population 2020

Mohave County, Arizona's estimated population is 214,422 with a growth rate of 1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mohave County, Arizona is the 6th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020214,4222,4361.15%
2019211,9862,4361.16%
2018209,5502,4361.18%
2017207,1141,5930.78%
2016205,5218600.42%
2015204,6611,1870.58%
2014203,4743160.16%
2013203,158-198-0.10%
2012203,3565550.27%
2011202,8012,4861.24%
2010200,315106,818114.25%
199093,49737,63267.36%
198055,86530,008116.05%
197025,85718,121234.24%
19607,736-774-9.10%
19508,510-81-0.94%
19408,5913,01954.18%
19305,5723135.95%
19205,2591,48639.39%
19103,77334710.13%
19003,4261,982137.26%
18901,44425421.34%
18801,1901,011564.80%
18701790.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.15%
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Founded
November 9, 1864
County Seat
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Mohave County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White186,51090.51%
Some Other Race4,9762.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,8622.36%
Two or More Races4,4332.15%
Asian2,5121.22%
Black or African American2,2621.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5090.25%
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Mohave County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Mohave County, Arizona Median Age

50.9


Total

49.8


Male

52.1


Female

Mohave County, Arizona Adults

There are 169,180 adults, (59,337 of whom are seniors) in Mohave County, Arizona.

Mohave County, Arizona Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

54

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mohave County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

102,017

49.51%

Male

104,047

50.49%

Mohave County, Arizona Households and Families

Mohave County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mohave County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Male52.2%47.8%
Female48.8%51.2%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All85,4852.3768.6
Married40,7092.8181.1
Non Family31,3781.360.4
Female9,0173.6248.8
Male4,3813.4152.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mohave County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6184.25%
9th to 12th Grade16,33910.48%
High School Graduate54,28834.83%
Some College45,94329.47%
Associates Degree12,5968.08%
Bachelors Degree13,0838.39%
Graduate Degree7,0214.50%
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Mohave County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White127,705111,84316,701
Hispanic19,85814,0341,705
Native American3,0392,544222
Other Race2,8401,476122
Multiple Races2,4392,156344
Asian1,9151,577863
Black1,5871,287202
Islander224210143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 63.84%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,386$32,149$26,388
Less Than High School$20,664$21,473$20,119
High School Grad$26,234$30,526$22,377
Some College$30,591$36,435$27,427
Bachelors Degree$39,375$43,016$37,859
Graduate Degree$58,688$75,486$49,324

$29,386

Average Earnings

$32,149

Average Male

$26,388

Average Female

Mohave County, Arizona Language

Mohave County, Arizona Language by Age

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Mohave County, Arizona Language

88.87% of Mohave County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 11.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Mohave County, Arizona Poverty

Mohave County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White157,32925,59816.27%
Hispanic32,4026,61920.43%
Native4,7131,39229.54%
Multiple4,34490720.88%
Black2,01677038.19%
Other4,84470814.62%
Asian2,51233513.34%
Islander50581.58%

17.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mohave County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mohave County, Arizona is Black, with 38.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mohave County, Arizona is Islander, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.59%
High School16.18%
Some College12.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.29%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.16%
Male Unemployed38.03%
Female Employed9.55%
Male Employed8.38%

Mohave County, Arizona Income

Mohave County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,266$57,571
Families$52,427$66,223
Married Families$58,756$73,567
Non Families$26,698$39,505
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Mohave County, Arizona Marital Status

Mohave County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mohave County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Mohave County, Arizona 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.

Mohave County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Mohave County, Arizona Veterans

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24,455

Number of Veterans

22,706

Male Veterans

1,749

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,757
Korea3,036
First Gulf War2,796
Second Gulf War1,894
World War II1,035
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 748,618
75+7,310
55 to 643,997
35 to 543,404
18 to 341,126
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Name Veterans % of Total
White23,31215.08%
Hispanic1,4956.30%
2 or More37512.71%
Black33718.73%
Indian2587.27%
Other1604.03%
Asian130.64%

Mohave County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mohave County, Arizona Employment Status

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45%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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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18.98%

Born in Arizona

93.26%

Native Born

6.74%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.26% of Mohave County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 18.98% having been born in Arizona. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990