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Bullhead City is a city in Mohave County, in the Lake Havasu City-Kingman metro area.

The community was named for the shape of a large boulder in the river. The rock was submerged by construction of the Davis Dam.

The latitude of Bullhead City is 35.147N. The longitude is -114.567W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,255.


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Median household income
Local
$30,221
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bullhead City demographic reports
Bullhead City is on the Colorado River, at the Nevada and California lines.
An old mining town, which became a ghost town, then resurged with the building of Davis Dam in 1942.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 215. The number of murders and homicides was 4. The violent crime rate was 5.9 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "Into the Wild"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Desert Sky Arts & Music Festival - April 16-17, 2007
  • Hardyville Days - Oct. 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bullhead City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Mead National Recreational Area, Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado River Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Colorado River Historical Society Museum
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National index: 100
Local index: 149

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bullhead City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mohave County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Vegas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 86429 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Bullhead City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bullhead City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bullhead City was $16,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Bullhead City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bullhead City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $482.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.


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Libraries in Bullhead City include Bullhead City Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bullhead City include Bullhead City Bee, Mohave Daily News

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Mohave County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bullhead City political report.

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The average commute time for Bullhead City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bullhead City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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