La Paz County, Arizona Population 2018

La Paz County, Arizona's estimated population is 20,477 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. La Paz County, Arizona is the 14th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,6011240.61%
201720,477-46-0.22%
201620,5231810.89%
201520,342-100-0.49%
201420,442-37-0.18%
201320,479-13-0.06%
201220,492-90-0.44%
201120,582900.44%
201020,4926,64848.02%
199013,8440.00%

La Paz County, Arizona Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,428
American Indian and Alaska Native2,609
Some Other Race1,424
Two or More Races631
Black or African American177
Asian162
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

La Paz County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

La Paz County, Arizona Median Age

56


Total

56.1


Male

55.8


Female

La Paz County, Arizona Adults

There are 17,079 adults, (7,639 of whom are seniors) in La Paz County, Arizona.

La Paz County, Arizona Age Dependency

116.9

Age Dependency Ratio

80.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

La Paz County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

9,947

48.58%

Male

10,530

51.42%

La Paz County, Arizona Households and Families

La Paz County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

La Paz County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female64.1%35.9%
Male57.4%42.6%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Paz County, Arizona Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7982.374.3
Married4,3672.681.4
Non Family3,1341.2369.4
Female8894.1664.1
Male4083.357.4

2.8

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Paz County, Arizona Households

La Paz County, Arizona Education

La Paz County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5109.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,02613.04%
High School Graduate5,74736.99%
Some College3,64423.46%
Associates Degree8635.55%
Bachelors Degree1,1457.37%
Graduate Degree6013.87%

La Paz County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7479,0511,391
Hispanic2,9531,414108
Native American1,5541,271114
Other Race72731915
Multiple Races25622425
Asian139134108
Black13870
Islander1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 77.70%.

La Paz County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,986$25,272$19,122
Less Than High School$20,005$21,752$14,535
High School Grad$17,370$25,871$10,533
Some College$30,305$27,813$30,700
Bachelors Degree$33,047$$42,656
Graduate Degree$24,961$52,578$

$21,986

Average Earnings

$25,272

Average Male

$19,122

Average Female

La Paz County, Arizona Language

La Paz County, Arizona Language by Age

La Paz County, Arizona Language

81.14% of La Paz County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 18.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.67% of the population.

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,9141,61313.54%
Hispanic5,3051,30124.52%
Native2,5271,02840.68%
Other1,41631922.53%
Multiple6286310.03%
Islander464189.13%
Black1692715.98%
Asian16284.94%

19.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.14%

Male Poverty Rate

21.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Paz County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Paz County, Arizona is Islander, with 89.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Paz County, Arizona is Asian, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.27%
High School15.47%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.27%

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.34%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed15.62%
Male Employed9.70%

La Paz County, Arizona Income

La Paz County, Arizona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,479$47,838
Families$44,536$56,393
Married Families$50,563$
Non Families$20,216$30,714

La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status

La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

La Paz County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

La Paz County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over65.

La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans by War

2,525

Number of Veterans

2,458

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam902
Korea598
World War II163
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War79

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,182
65 to 74673
55 to 64466
35 to 54176
18 to 3428

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,32617.10%
Indian1116.11%
Hispanic1002.72%
2 or More4610.29%
Black3118.56%
Other91.06%
Asian21.33%

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans by Education

15.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Paz County, Arizona Employment Status

La Paz County, Arizona Employment by Age

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

37%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

La Paz County, Arizona Employment by Race

La Paz County, Arizona Employment by Education

Population of Cities in La Paz County, Arizona

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Quartzsite36773644-33-0.90%
Parker30833026-57-1.85%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990