La Paz County, Arizona Population 2020

La Paz County, Arizona's estimated population is 21,824 with a growth rate of 1.69% 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
202021,8243631.69%
201921,4613631.72%
201821,0983631.75%
201720,735740.36%
201620,6611780.87%
201520,483-46-0.22%
201420,529-3-0.01%
201320,53220.01%
201220,530-78-0.38%
201120,6081110.54%
201020,4976,65348.06%
199013,8440.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.69%
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Founded
January 1, 1983
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La Paz County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,91476.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,92414.12%
Some Other Race9324.50%
Two or More Races5952.87%
Black or African American1700.82%
Asian1580.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%
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La Paz County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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La Paz County, Arizona Median Age

56


Total

55.7


Male

56.2


Female

La Paz County, Arizona Adults

There are 17,288 adults, (7,847 of whom are seniors) in La Paz County, Arizona.

La Paz County, Arizona Age Dependency

119.3

Age Dependency Ratio

83.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

La Paz County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

10,024

48.42%

Male

10,677

51.58%

La Paz County, Arizona Households and Families

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

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La Paz County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Female60.3%39.7%
Male55.8%44.2%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9122.374.3
Married4,0102.6680
Non Family3,6091.2973.5
Female8594.2160.3
Male4343.655.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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La Paz County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3188.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,28814.38%
High School Graduate5,24832.99%
Some College4,18526.30%
Associates Degree8995.65%
Bachelors Degree1,3248.32%
Graduate Degree6484.07%
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La Paz County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7328,7581,470
Hispanic3,2912,016199
Native American1,7081,382182
Other Race52335223
Multiple Races27422012
Black13570
Asian129129119
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,303$27,526$19,054
Less Than High School$20,565$23,641$14,423
High School Grad$23,302$30,375$16,107
Some College$28,631$30,726$25,109
Bachelors Degree$32,976$$43,144
Graduate Degree$38,125$55,789$

$24,303

Average Earnings

$27,526

Average Male

$19,054

Average Female

La Paz County, Arizona Language

La Paz County, Arizona Language by Age

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La Paz County, Arizona Language

81.29% of La Paz County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 18.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.08% of the population.

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty

La Paz County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8852,05217.27%
Hispanic5,5231,38525.08%
Native2,8171,08038.34%
Other92428130.41%
Multiple5917813.20%
Black1572616.56%

22.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.81%

Male Poverty Rate

23.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Paz County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Paz County, Arizona is Native, with 38.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Paz County, Arizona is Multiple, with 13.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.85%
High School19.88%
Some College15.12%
Bachelors or Greater12.75%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Unemployed35.99%
Female Employed16.75%
Male Employed9.09%

La Paz County, Arizona Income

La Paz County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,333$46,901
Families$44,701$56,714
Married Families$49,686-
Non Families$20,258$30,754
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La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status

La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

La Paz County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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La Paz County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

La Paz County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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La Paz County, Arizona Veterans

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2,575

Number of Veterans

2,534

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam922
Korea666
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War85
World War II35
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,262
65 to 74706
55 to 64387
35 to 54173
18 to 3447
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,36316.99%
Hispanic1333.43%
Indian1326.66%
2 or More388.66%
Black3017.86%
Other101.56%
Asian21.40%

La Paz County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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15.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Paz County, Arizona Employment Status

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39.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.38%

Born in Arizona

89.02%

Native Born

10.98%

Foreign Born

7.56%

Non Citizen

3.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.02% of La Paz County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 31.38% having been born in Arizona. 7.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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