Peeples Valley, Arizona

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Peeples Valley, Arizona
Location in Yavapai County and the state of Arizona
Location in Yavapai County and the state of Arizona
Peeples Valley, Arizona is located in the US
Peeples Valley, Arizona
Peeples Valley, Arizona
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°16′42″N 112°45′27″W / 34.27833°N 112.75750°W / 34.27833; -112.75750Coordinates: 34°16′42″N 112°45′27″W / 34.27833°N 112.75750°W / 34.27833; -112.75750
Country United States
State Arizona
County Yavapai
 • Total 15.14 sq mi (39.21 km2)
 • Land 15.14 sq mi (39.21 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 4,479 ft (1,365 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 374
 • Estimate (2016)[2] N/A
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
FIPS code 04-53910
GNIS feature ID 0009303

Peeples Valley (Yavapai: Wachinivo) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The population was 374 at the 2000 census.

Peeples Valley is named for prospector A. H. Peeples, who was the leader of the group that discovered Rich Hill, a gold deposit at Weaver, Arizona, in 1863.[3]


Peeples Valley is located at 34°16′42″N 112°45′27″W / 34.27833°N 112.75750°W / 34.27833; -112.75750 (34.278307, -112.757573).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.0 square miles (39 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 374 people, 176 households, and 127 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 24.9 people per square mile (9.6/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 15.3/sq mi (5.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.44% White, 1.07% Black or African American, 1.07% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 2.67% from other races, and 3.48% from two or more races. 5.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 176 households out of which 14.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.42.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 14.4% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 17.6% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 33.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,861, and the median income for a family was $34,107. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,353. About 7.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Peeples Valley-Yarnell Historical Society
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.