La Paz County AZ Information


La Paz County Subdivisions

La Paz County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,578
Population in Households 20,178
Population in Familes 15,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 400
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 9,348
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 5,607
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,941 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,407 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,123 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $93,375
Average Home Value $135,949


Median Household Income $35,032
Average Household Income $46,431
Per Capita Income $22,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.03%
Households 0.26% 0.1%
Families 0.07% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


La Paz County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Paz County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 13th
Population Density1 # 15 7th
Diversity Index2 # 2 93rd
Median Household Income # 14 13th
Per Capita Income # 6 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.