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La Paz County, Arizona (AZ)

County population in 2019: 21,466 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 19,715 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,268
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,804
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,126 (it was 1,834 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 4500 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in La Paz County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.8%), Retail trade (14.3%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%), Public administration (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in La Paz County, AZ (2019)
    • 12,15856.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,99928.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,50111.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4141.9%Two or more races
    • 1960.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1560.7%Asian alone
    • 100.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

57.4 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years
Males: 11,063  (51.5%)
Females: 10,403  (48.5%)
Average household size:
La Paz County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,470 ($25,839 in 1999)
This county:

$36,470
Arizona:

$62,055

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $281, upper quartile is $762)
This county:

$475
State:

$939


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,877 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
La Paz:

$89,877
Arizona:

$255,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,912 - $179,037
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $941
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $299

Institutionalized population: 238

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 79
  • Thefts: 353
  • Auto thefts: 39

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 84
  • Thefts: 382
  • Auto thefts: 43
La Paz County, AZ map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2006: 118 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $244,600
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $167,100
Number of permits per 10,000 La Paz, AZ residents
Average permit cost in La Paz, AZ
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $867 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $679 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in La Paz, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in La Paz, AZ in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in La Paz, AZ in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%
La Paz County:

19.9%
Arizona:

13.5%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for American Indian residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 57.4 years old
(Males: 56.8 years old, Females: 57.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 70.7 years old, Black residents: 44.4 years old, American Indian residents: 32.3 years old, Asian residents: 46.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.9 years old, Other race residents: 38.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in La Paz County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $809 a month.

Cities in this county include: Quartzsite, Parker Strip, Parker, Cienega Springs, Salome, Ehrenberg, Bluewater, La Paz Valley, Brenda, Bouse.

La Paz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in La Paz County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.141 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.039 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 14.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Archer County, Texas , Bailey County, Texas , Baylor County, Texas , Briscoe County, Texas , Prentiss County, Mississippi , Knox County, Texas , Motley County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Arizona:

7.6%

Unemployment by year in La Paz, AZ
County total employment by year in La Paz, AZ
County average yearly wages by year in La Paz, AZ

Current college students: 437
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,086 (32.6% naturalized citizens)

La Paz County:

9.7%
Whole state:

13.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6802010 or later
  • 3742000 to 2009
  • 3281990 to 1999
  • 5831980 to 1989
  • 2961970 to 1979
  • 444Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.2%

La Paz County marital status for males La Paz County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,203
  • One, attached: 156
  • Two: 110
  • 3 or 4: 376
  • 5 to 9: 123
  • 10 to 19: 105
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 9,108
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,286

Housing units in La Paz County with a mortgage: 1,828 (4 second mortgage, 101 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,363

Here:

16.7% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for La Paz County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,31427
Catholic1,1094
Other1,0104
Mainline Protestant3023
Black Protestant1741
None15,580-
La Paz County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
La Paz County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
La Paz County:

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
La Paz County:

28.0%
State:

22.8%

Agriculture in La Paz County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $857,656
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $947.53
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $666,679
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $337,206
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 57.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
All wheat for grain: 5309 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 14613 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,539 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

La Paz County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 4346% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from La Paz County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from La Paz County center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 293.4 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arizona Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4524, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arizona Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 07, 2014 to September 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4203: November 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4203, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 18, 2010 to January 22, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1888: March 18, 2010, FEMA Id: 1888, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Arizona Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3241: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3241, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arizona Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: October 21, 2000 to November 08, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1347: October 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1347, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arizona FLOODING, Incident Period: June 16, 1983 to June 20, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-686: July 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 686, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in La Paz County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - La Paz

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,930 (74.6%)
  • Carpooled: 874 (13.2%)
  • Bus: 32 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 126 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 166 (2.5%)
  • Walked: 325 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 152 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (63%)
  • Canada (21%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Ukraine (2%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Lithuania (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in La Paz County


  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
255 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
25 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in La Paz County, Arizona in 2010:

  • 232 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,679.

9.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Arizona average:

6.11%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.98% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($11,450 average AGI)
6.17% relocated from other states ($26,318 average AGI)
La Paz County:

6.17%
Arizona average:

4.37%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.51% ($36,704 average AGI)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.56% ($30,733)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.56% ($50,767)
from Riverside County, CA  0.50% ($41,222)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Arizona average:

5.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.98% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($18,122 average AGI)
4.62% relocated to other states ($18,849 average AGI)
La Paz County:

4.62%
Arizona average:

3.39%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.43% ($35,579 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.09% ($42,672)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($36,943)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.49% ($43,115)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in La Paz County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in La Paz County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in La Paz County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 21.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in La Paz County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in La Paz County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Paz County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Paz County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Paz County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in La Paz County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,390 (3,775 aged, 615 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 752 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in La Paz County, Arizona in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (703)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (344)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (232)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (97)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (59)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (49)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (32)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 224.7. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,466
  • Male householders: 5,292 (1,621 living alone), Female householders: 4,413 (1,398 living alone)
  • 4,587 spouses (4,574 opposite-sex spouses), 581 unmarried partners, (569 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,957 children (3,674 natural, 38 adopted, 236 stepchildren), 790 grandchildren, 158 brothers or sisters, 148 parents, 56 foster children, 562 other relatives, 766 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 219

Size of family households: 4,136 2-persons, 818 3-persons, 616 4-persons, 352 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,025 1-person, 432 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 13 6-persons.

1,102 married couples with children.
1,360 single-parent households (446 men, 914 women).

83.1% of residents of La Paz speak English at home.
16.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $185,796,000 ($9,337 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $76,641,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,508,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,256,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,666,000
Federal grants: $30,150,000
Federal procurement contracts: $75,701,000 ($73,820,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,516,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,233,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,301,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,410,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,103
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,103
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +309
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +249
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents
Population growth in La Paz County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in La Paz County, Arizona
  • Year house built in La Paz County, Arizona
  • 1,1302014 or later
  • 1942010 to 2013
  • 3,1782000 to 2009
  • 3,3251990 to 1999
  • 2,8051980 to 1989
  • 3,8641970 to 1979
  • 1,3701960 to 1969
  • 6501950 to 1959
  • 1881940 to 1949
  • 1431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Paz County, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Paz County, Arizona
  • 751 room
  • 1,2292 rooms
  • 1,1753 rooms
  • 1,5854 rooms
  • 1,3935 rooms
  • 6566 rooms
  • 4287 rooms
  • 2568 rooms
  • 1809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
  • 1961 room
  • 6732 rooms
  • 3323 rooms
  • 7364 rooms
  • 4985 rooms
  • 1856 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in La Paz County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in La Paz County, Arizona
  • 72no bedroom
  • 2,3331 bedroom
  • 2,1192 bedrooms
  • 1,9103 bedrooms
  • 5404 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Paz County, Arizona
  • 197no bedroom
  • 8361 bedroom
  • 9992 bedrooms
  • 5693 bedrooms
  • 1264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in La Paz County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in La Paz County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Paz County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 261no vehicle
  • 2,5591 vehicle
  • 2,7222 vehicles
  • 9703 vehicles
  • 2494 vehicles
  • 1995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in La Paz County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Paz County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 381no vehicle
  • 1,3501 vehicle
  • 7882 vehicles
  • 1073 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.8% of La Paz County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Arizona.

La Paz County:

87.8%
State average:

82.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,656
  • Other state: 12,586
  • Northeast: 685
  • Midwest: 2,897
  • South: 1,038
  • West: 8,017
Year householders moved into unit in La Paz County, AZ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in La Paz County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 24.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.9%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

3.9%
Arizona:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

6.4%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

20.0%
Arizona:

13.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

La Paz County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,583,000
    Other: $2,259,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,160,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,989,000
    General - Other: $2,961,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,397,000
    Health - Other: $1,987,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,755,000
    Financial Administration: $1,226,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $808,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $371,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $249,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $677,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $566,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,782,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,803,000
    Highways: $4,756,000
    Other: $3,446,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,004,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,538,000
    Other License: $319,000

La Paz County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,583,000
    Other: $2,259,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,160,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,989,000
    General - Other: $2,961,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,397,000
    Health - Other: $1,987,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,755,000
    Financial Administration: $1,226,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $808,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $371,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $249,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $677,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $566,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,782,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,803,000
    Highways: $4,756,000
    Other: $3,446,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,004,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,538,000
    Other License: $319,000

La Paz County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,583,000
    Other: $2,259,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,160,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,989,000
    General - Other: $2,961,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,397,000
    Health - Other: $1,987,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,755,000
    Financial Administration: $1,226,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $808,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $371,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $249,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $677,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $566,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,782,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,803,000
    Highways: $4,756,000
    Other: $3,446,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,004,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,538,000
    Other License: $319,000

La Paz County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,583,000
    Other: $2,259,000
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $55,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,160,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,989,000
    General - Other: $2,961,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,397,000
    Health - Other: $1,987,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,755,000
    Financial Administration: $1,226,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $808,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    General Public Buildings: $371,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $249,000
    Corrections - Other: $219,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $677,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,364,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $566,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,782,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,803,000
    Highways: $4,756,000
    Other: $3,446,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,004,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,538,000
    Other License: $319,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 463
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 408
  • Number of recipients under 18: 47
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 309
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 107
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 179
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 200
Most common first names in La Paz County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14673.9 years
William14074.0 years
Robert12071.1 years
James10572.0 years
Charles7677.7 years
George6973.6 years
Mary5576.7 years
Thomas5473.4 years
Richard5470.9 years
Donald4971.2 years
Most common last names in La Paz County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4773.2 years
Brown4475.4 years
Johnson3975.2 years
Williams3173.1 years
Miller2974.6 years
Jones2873.6 years
Davis2475.5 years
Scott2273.1 years
White2272.3 years
Taylor2170.3 years
Businesses in La Paz County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2RadioShack1
CVS1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Sears1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1

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