Overview

Introduction to Kingman, Arizona

Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave county, is 78 miles SE of Henderson, Nevada and 91 miles SE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is conveniently located inside the Las Vegas metropolitan area.

Kingman History

Kingman was established in 1882. The city was named in honor of Lewis Kingman, who surveyed the area between Albuquerque and Needles and supervised the building of a railroad connecting Winslow to Beale's Springs.

Kingman and nearby Attractions

  • Hualapai Mountain Recreation Area
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • Colorado River
  • Route 66 Museum
  • Army Airfield Museum
  • Grand Canyon

Things To Do In Kingman

Kingman has much to offer to residents and visitors. It is situated in a beautiful location along Interstate 40 and has a charming historic atmosphere. It offers wonderful opportunities for scenic hiking and also has excellent restaurants and cafes. The Mohave Museum of History and Art and the Route 66 museum are popular spots in the area as well. During a stay in Kingman, one can also visit the Grand Canyon.

Kingman Transportation

Bullhead International is the nearest major airport.

Kingman Higher Education

Higher education can be obtained at Mohave Community College. Other nearby institutes include the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the Community College of Southern Nevada.

Demographics

People

Total Population29,244
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens24%
Employed Population 16+10,000
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,005
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,109
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,559

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,737
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$857
Median House Value$138,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.2%
German15.8%
English11.6%
Irish11%
Italian4.2%
French Except Basque3.6%
Norwegian2.5%
Dutch2.5%
Swedish2.3%
Polish2.2%
Scottish2.2%
African0.9%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Russian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
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Kingman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mohave County
Standard Zip Codes86409, 86401, 86437, 86413, 86445
P.O. Box Zip Codes86402, 86411, 86412
Phone Area Codes928
Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Approximate Latitude35.24
Approximate Longitude-114.01

Kingman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKINGMAN NO 2
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp69 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip10 inches
StationLAUGHLIN
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp42 to 63 F
Apr Temp55 to 84 F
Jul Temp81 to 108 F
Oct Temp61 to 88 F
Annual Precip4.2 inches
StationSEARCHLIGHT
Distance52.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 53 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 97 F
Oct Temp53 to 76 F
Annual Precip8.3 inches

Kingman Public Libraries

Mohave County Library District
3269 NORTH BURBANK STREET
Kingman, Arizona
(928) 692-5763

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Kingman Hospitals

Kingman Regional Medical Center-hualapai Mountain Campus
3801 Santa Rosa
(928) 757-0602
Kingman Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
3269 Stockton Hill Road
(928) 757-2100

Kingman Public Schools

Cedar Hills School
9501 Nellie Drive
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 32
Cerbat Elementary
2689 Jagerson Avenue
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 657
Desert Willow Elementary School
3700 Prospector Street
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Hualapai Elementary
350 Eastern Street
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 773
Kingman High School
4182 N. Bank Street
ZIP: 86401
High
Total Enrollment 1272
Kingman Middle School
1969 Detroit Avenue
ZIP: 86401
Middle
Total Enrollment 606
La Senita Elementary
3175 Gordon Drive
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 85
Lee Williams High School
400 Grandview Avenue
ZIP: 86401
High
Total Enrollment 746
Manzanita Elementary
2901 Detroit Avenue
ZIP: 86401
Primary
Total Enrollment 770
Wave- Lee Williams High School
400 Grandview Avenue
ZIP: 86401
High
White Cliffs Middle School
3550 Prospector Ave
ZIP: 86401
Middle
Total Enrollment 678
The Gloria Dusek Compass School
300 W. Andy Devine
ZIP: 86402
Other
Kingman Academy Of Learning - High School
3420 N. Burbank Ave.
ZIP: 86409
High
Total Enrollment 415
Kingman Academy Of Learning - Intermediate School
3419 Harrison St.
ZIP: 86409
Primary
Total Enrollment 334
Kingman Academy Of Learning - Middle School
3269 Harrison Street
ZIP: 86409
Middle
Total Enrollment 336
Kingman Academy Of Learning - Primary School
3400 N. Burbank St.
ZIP: 86409
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Wave - Kingman High School
4182 Bank Street
ZIP: 86409
High
Wave-mohave Community College
1971 Jagerson
ZIP: 86409
High
Total Enrollment 1

Kingman Private Schools

Emmanuel Christian Academy
3120 Hualapai Mtn Rd Ste C
ZIP: 86401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
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