Desert Hills is located in Mohave County, Arizona. It possesses an area of 4.7 sq. mile (12.2 km2). It is situated 542 ft (165 m) above the sea level. Its total population is 2485 and Population density is 577 / sq. mile (179.1 / km2). Male proportion in the population is 51.4 percent and female is 48.6 percent that lives there. The median resident age is 54.3 years in the city. 70.96 percent population is Caucasian, 17.2 percent is American Indian, and 11.7 percent of total population belongs to different races. 14 percent of the inhabitants comprises of youth. Christianity is practiced as the major religion in the town. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.54. Total housing units in the city are 1012.
Desert Hill has average education system. Student to teacher ratio is 21:1. 79.8 percent residents completed high school education, 60.4 percent passed college exam, 49 percent passed the associate degree, 26 percent attained Bachelors degree, 4.6 percent completed Masters Degree and 0.17 percent passed Professional degree exam. Top rated educational institutions in the town are Desert Mountain Middle School.
The economy of the city is heavily relying Construction industry, Manufacturing Sector and retail service industry. Other notable industries that provide employment are Healthcare industry, transportation and Warehousing industry and Public administration. The per Capita income in the city is $29399 which is 5 percent lower than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $35,346 and the median income occupied by owner is $38,113. Average male earning is $30,245 and that of female is $26,722. Unemployment rate is 7.7 percent in the area. 9.1 percent of the inhabitants are living below poverty level that is quite high as compared to the neighborhoods. The cost of living in the city is 4 percent higher than the state. General tax rate varies with respect to industry. Rate is 2.8 percent for restaurant and bars, 2.5 percent on utilities and telecommunication and 2.1 percent on transit lodging.
There is a well organized infrastructure with all basic facilities so occupying the land does not need any further development of infrastructure. Climate in the area is arid. Hot in summers and mild cold in the winter season. Rainfall started in the monsoon season with thunderstorms. It possesses almost all the facilities that are essential for spending a happy and prosperous life. The administration is working efficiently for the maintenance and betterment of the town. They continuously monitor the environment of the town and take necessary measures to improve it. Major departments under the authority are Finance department, Fire and medical department, Information and Marketing department, law enforcement and Public safety department and development services department. The town is managed by the administration with town administrator as its head. Cultural events are organized, concerts are arranged where residents are enjoying their lives. Several types of awards are designed and presented to motivate and encourage the people for entrepreneurship. The administration tries their best to manage the resources of the town.