Grand Canyon West, Arizona

Grand Canyon West is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, located on the Hualapai Reservation. The population was reported as 0 at the 2020 census. Grand Canyon West is home to the tribe's Grand Canyon business operations, including the Grand Canyon West Airport and the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Typically, they are open from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., including all holidays.

Grand Canyon West, Arizona
The Grand Canyon Skywalk, a popular attraction in Grand Canyon West
The Grand Canyon Skywalk, a popular attraction in Grand Canyon West
Grand Canyon West is located in Arizona
Grand Canyon West
Grand Canyon West
Grand Canyon West is located in the United States
Grand Canyon West
Grand Canyon West
Coordinates: 35°59′16″N 113°49′3″W / 35.98778°N 113.81750°W / 35.98778; -113.81750Coordinates: 35°59′16″N 113°49′3″W / 35.98778°N 113.81750°W / 35.98778; -113.81750
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyMohave
Area
 • Total17.60 sq mi (45.59 km2)
 • Land17.19 sq mi (44.52 km2)
 • Water0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
Elevation4,737 ft (1,444 m)
Population
 • Total0
 • Density0.00/sq mi (0.00/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Area code928
FIPS code04-28985
GNIS feature ID2582791

GeographyEdit

Grand Canyon West is located in northern Mohave County at 35°59′59″N 114°48′37″W / 35.99972°N 114.81028°W / 35.99972; -114.81028 (35.999787, -113.810249). The CDP sits on the west side (equivalent to the South Rim) of the Grand Canyon at an elevation of 4,700 to 4,800 feet (1,400 to 1,500 m). The CDP extends east into the canyon as far as the Colorado River, at an elevation of 1,200 feet (370 m). The CDP is served by Diamond Bar Road, which leads southwest 20 miles (32 km) to County Highway 25 near Meadview. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.6 square miles (46 km2), 17.19 square miles (44.5 km2) of that being land, with the remaining 0.41 square miles (1.1 km2) consisting of water.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
20102
20200−100.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the 2010 census, there were 2 people living in the CDP, both male. 0 were 19 years old or younger, 0 were ages 20–34, 0 were between the ages of 35 and 49, 1 was between 50 and 64, and the remaining 1 was aged 65 and above. The median age was 70.5 years.

The racial makeup of the CDP was 100% White, with 0.0% of the population being Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2 households in the CDP, both non-family households (100%), with an average household size of 1.00. Both non-family households adult males living alone.

The CDP contained 19 housing units, of which 2 were occupied and 17 were vacant.[5]

EducationEdit

Almost all of Grand Canyon West is in the Hackberry School District, while a portion is in the Kingman Unified School District.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2021 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Arizona". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2022.
  2. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Grand Canyon West Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  3. ^ "P1. Race – Grand Canyon West CDP, Arizona: 2020 DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2022.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder: Grand Canyon West CDP, Arizona". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Mohave County, AZ" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-01-24.

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