La Paz County is located in western Arizona. The County Seat is Parker and the largest city is Quartzsite. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.la-paz.az.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,231 and the 2010 census population was 20,489. The land area is 4,499.63 square miles and there are 4.6 persons per square mile.
77.6% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 24.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 17.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 75.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,800, there are 10,221 households, an average of 1.97 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,200, the median household income is $35,776, and 19.4% of the persons in La Paz County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,241. Retail sales (in $1000) were $394,370, and sales per capita were $19,588. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32%.
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