Golden Valley, Arizona
Golden Valley is a desolate town in central Mohave County. This area of approximately 8,000 people was actually named after a company based out of Hollywood, California who first came to the area in an attempt to develop it. Golden Valley is located in close proximity to Kingman, Bullhead, and Laughlin, Nevada. Residents of the community regularly commute to these surrounding towns for work or grocery shopping.
According to CityData, the estimated median household income for Golden Valley is $33,533, which falls below the estimated state household income ($53,558). The overall crime rate in Golden Valley is 56% higher, per Areavibes. Additionally it is reported that the total crime for the area is actually increasing by 3% annually.