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Quartzsite, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The Town of Quartzsite had a population of 3,572 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Quartzsite is located at latitude 33.6675 and longitude -114.217 in La Paz County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Quartzsite (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. La Paz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 879 feet.

The Town of Quartzsite (GNIS ID: 2412516) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Quartzsite is located within Parker Division of La Paz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Quartzsite population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Quartzsite: Fort Tyson, Old Fort Tyson, Posas, Quartsite, Quartzite, Quarzite, Tyson.

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Quartzsite, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,572
Daytime Population: Workers 1,042
Daytime Population: Residents 2,786
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,828
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 3,488
Population in Familes 2,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 98
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $32,132
Average Household Income $47,629
Per Capita Income $27,524


Total Housing Units 3,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,615 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 352 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,411 (41.8%)
Median Home Value $70,777
Average Home Value $110,526


Total Households 1,967
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 1,061
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.55%
Households -0.41% -0.56%
Families -0.38% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Quartzsite, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quartzsite to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 115 75th
Population Density # 288 36th
Diversity Index # 285 37th
Median Household Income # 325 28th
Per Capita Income # 86 81st

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