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La Paz County, AZ


Designated Market Area: Phoenix, AZ
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism, Low Education, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 16,506   ( 3,983 from 2010)
Land area: 4496.5 square miles
Population density: 3.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:9,345 56.62% 27.3%
Black:1651.00% 43.5%
Indian:1,83611.12% 16.6%
Asian:1640.99% 72.6%
2+ races:4342.63% 6.6%
Hispanic:4,56227.64% 5.1%
Total non-White:7,16143.38% 6.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:355 10.7
Deaths:85225.7
Net Migration: 39612.0
Net Immigration: 521.6
Change in White population:-3,509 -17.1
Change in Non-White pop.:-474 -2.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
20,489
12,85462.74%
1150.56%
2,20110.74%
950.46%
4071.99%
4,80623.46%
7,63537.26%

2000
19,715
12,57363.77%
1490.76%
2,15510.93%
870.44%
3131.59%
4,42022.42%
7,14236.23%

1990
13,844
8,31860.08%
380.27%
1,97914.30%
930.67%
n/a
3,41624.67%
5,52639.92%

1980
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Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,082 10.6
1,97810.0
-351-1.8
6503.3
281 1.4
493 2.5
1990's
NumberRate
1,553 11.2
1,45210.5
2641.9
5574.0
4,255 30.7
1,616 11.7
1980's
NumberRate
2,205 ?
1,434 ?
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1970's
NumberRate
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Age, Family & Household Data for La Paz County, AZ

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
57.3
2,708 16.4%
13,798 83.6%
6,748 40.9%
8,911
1.85
5,326 59.8%
3,809 71.5%
474 8.9%
3,585 40.2%

2010
NumberPercent
53.9
3,678 18.0%
16,811 82.0%
6,683 32.6%
9,198
2.19
5,584 60.7%
4,346 77.8%
421 7.5%
3,614 39.3%

2000
NumberPercent
47.0
4,133 21.0%
15,582 79.0%
5,155 26.1%
8,392
2.32
5,629 67.1%
4,605 81.8%
417 7.4%
2,763 32.9%

1990
NumberPercent
36.2
3,581 25.9%
10,263 74.1%
2,203 15.9%
5,427
2.53
3,847 70.9%
2,878 74.8%
353 9.2%
1,580 29.1%

1980
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2022 Housing Data for La Paz County, AZ

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units13,692 
Median Value$117,500 
Occupied8,91165.1%
Vacant4,78134.9%
Owned6,09268.4%
Rented2,81931.6%
Median Rent$691 
Single-Family Units4,80235.1%
    Detached4,69134.3%
    Attached1110.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units1551.1%
Mobile Homes7,60855.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for La Paz County, AZ

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00099811.2%
$10,000 to $14,9995806.5%
$15,000 to $19,9995786.5%
$20,000 to $24,9993283.7%
$25,000 to $29,9994485.0%
$30,000 to $34,9994865.5%
$35,000 to $39,9994174.7%
$40,000 to $44,9993974.5%
$45,000 to $49,9996166.9%
$50,000 to $59,9997778.7%
$60,000 to $74,9998749.8%
$75,000 to $99,99990010.1%
$100,000 to $124,9993824.3%
$125,000 to $149,9994615.2%
$150,000 to $199,9994194.7%
$200,000 or more2502.8%
Median Household Income46,634 
Per Capita Income30,399 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state83 
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6227.0%
Public Assistance1401.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,33214.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,70758.3%
Unemployed3297.1%
In Armed Forces150.3%
Total Labor Force3,05165.7%
Not in Labor Force1,59534.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 41.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,7281,40055.2%
Non-Profit10810351.2%
Self-Employed33225256.8%
Local Government43535555.1%
State Government20519451.4%
Federal Government21314260.0%
Total Private + Self2,0601,65255.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.96179454.8%
Total3,0212,44655.3%
Pct. Govt.28.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts93917.2%
Sales and Office Occupations1,07219.6%
Professional, Technical68912.6%
Service Occupations1,14821.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3225.9%
All others1,61929.6%
White Collar 49.4%
Industry
 Number%
Accommodation and food services75113.7%
Retail trade66912.2%
Public administration57810.6%
Construction5269.6%
Health care and social assistance4418.1%
Educational services4247.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4237.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3065.6%
Transportation and warehousing2454.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1863.4%
Manufacturing1843.4%
Professional, scientific, technical1653.0%
Wholesale trade1202.2%
Other services1172.1%
Finance and insurance1082.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing1082.0%
Information581.1%
Utilities450.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction130.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for La Paz County, AZ

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4,28825.71%
Puerto Rican230.14%
Cuban490.29%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American70.04%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan70.04%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American650.39%
Argentinean250.15%
Bolivian320.19%
Chilean70.04%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan10.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2671.60%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino880.53%
Indian600.36%
Japanese50.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English12,42577.9%
Spanish2,78117.4%
Other2521.6%
Other Indo-European1811.1%
German, other Germanic1611.0%
Tagalog800.5%
Arabic360.2%
Chinese190.1%
Other Asian110.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German2,03312.2%
English1,6539.9%
Irish1,4278.6%
American6804.1%
Italian4492.7%
Scottish3101.9%
French2961.8%
Dutch2941.8%
Danish2231.3%
Polish1761.1%
European1460.9%
Swedish1400.8%
Norwegian1100.7%
Canadian900.5%
Scandinavian740.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen15,34892.0%
Not a citizen1,3338.0%
Native14,67488.0%
Foreign-born2,00712.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for La Paz County, AZ

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
789 6.0%1,504 11.4%4,331 32.8%4,931 37.4%1,103 8.4%530 4.0%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 789 6.0%
9-12 Years 1,504 11.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,331 32.8%
Some College 4,931 37.4%
Bach. Degree 1,103 8.4%
Grad Degree 530 4.0%
Average years of education: 12.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for La Paz County, AZ

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 5,442 5,074 368 6.8% 5.2%
1991 5,318 4,853 465 8.7% 5.8%
1992 5,464 4,699 765 14.0% 7.6%
1993 5,365 4,521 844 15.7% 6.4%
1994 6,108 5,277 831 13.6% 6.2%
1995 6,649 5,932 717 10.8% 5.3%
1996 7,010 6,214 796 11.4% 5.5%
1997 7,240 6,550 690 9.5% 4.6%
1998 7,131 6,519 612 8.6% 4.3%
1999 7,263 6,667 596 8.2% 4.5%
2000 7,626 7,141 485 6.4% 4.0%
2001 7,048 6,579 469 6.7% 4.7%
2002 7,278 6,773 505 6.9% 6.2%
2003 7,431 6,904 527 7.1% 5.8%
2004 7,599 7,091 508 6.7% 5.0%
2005 7,646 7,130 516 6.7% 4.7%
2006 7,709 7,256 453 5.9% 4.3%
2007 7,614 7,232 382 5.0% 3.8%
2008 7,523 6,975 548 7.3% 5.8%
2009 7,705 6,963 742 9.6% 9.7%
2010 7,885 7,084 801 10.2% 10.3%
2011 7,864 7,096 768 9.8% 9.4%
2012 8,205 7,503 702 8.6% 8.3%
2013 8,121 7,453 668 8.2% 7.8%
2014 8,002 7,394 608 7.6% 6.8%
2015 8,217 7,602 615 7.5% 6.1%
2016 8,506 7,983 523 6.1% 5.5%
2017 8,704 8,228 476 5.5% 4.9%
2018 8,913 8,357 556 6.2% 4.8%
2019 9,283 8,727 556 6.0% 4.9%
2020 8,979 8,343 636 7.1% 7.9%
2021 8,622 8,161 461 5.3% 5.1%
2022 8,906 8,487 419 4.7% 3.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com