The Mohave County Courthouse and Prison in Kingman has been on the NRHP since August 1983.
|US state :||Arizona|
|Administrative headquarters :||Kingman|
|Residents :||200,186 (2010)|
|Population density :||5.8 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||34,886 km²|
|Water surface :||409 km²|
|Website : www.co.mohave.az.us|
The Mohave County is a county in the northwest of the US state of Arizona . It is bordered to the east by Coconino County and Yavapai Counties , to the north by La Paz County and to the west by California and Nevada .
The county has an area of 34,476 square kilometers and a water area of 409 square kilometers. It is about the same size as Switzerland without the canton of Graubünden . The Colorado River flows through it, parts of the Grand Canyon National Park are in the county, such as Lake Mead and the Lake Mead National Areas . The part of the county north of the Colorado River is part of the Arizona Strip . Apart from the Colorado, there are only a few water-bearing rivers all year round: the Virgin River cuts the county in the far northwest, while Kanab Creek forms the border with Coconino County in the Arizona Strip. In the far south lies the river system of the Bill Williams River . It arises from the confluence of the Big Sandy River and Santa Maria River , it and the Santa Maria form the southern border of the county. There are also several washes that only carry water seasonally or intermittently after exceptional rainfall.
The county was formed on November 8, 1864 and named after the Mohave .
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Mohave County had a population of 155,032 as of the 2000 census . There were 62,809 households and 43,401 families. The population density was 4 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 90.06% White, 0.54% African American, 2.41% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander and 4.00% from other races Groups; 2.13% were from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 11.08% percent of the population.
Of the 62,809 households, 25.10% percent had children and young people under the age of 18 living with them. 55.10% percent were married couples living together, 9.30% percent were single mothers, 30.90% percent were non-families. 24.10% were single households and 11.30% had someone living there who was 65 years of age or over. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.87 people.
For the entire county, the population was composed of 23.10% residents under 18 years of age, 6.50% between 18 and 24 years of age, 23.20% between 25 and 44 years of age, and 26.70% between 45 and 64 years of age 20.50% were 65 years of age or over. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males, and for every 100 females aged 18 and over there were 96.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $ 31,521 , and the median income for a family is $ 36,311. Males had a median income of $ 28,505 versus $ 20,632 for females. The per capita income was $ 16,788. 13.90% of the population and 9.80% of families are below the poverty line. 20.40% of them are under 18 years of age and 7.70% are 65 years of age or older.
Places in Mohave County
Mohave County has four parishes, including three cities and one town . For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau maintains 11 census-designated places that are subordinate to the county and are not self-governing. Like the Unincorporated Communities, these are unincorporated areas.
1 - partially in Coconino County
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