|La Paz County, Arizona|
Location in the state of Arizona
Arizona's location in the U.S.
4,513 sq mi (11,689 km²)
13 sq mi (34 km²), 0.30%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
The Colorado River Indian Reservation is located in the county.
- Mohave County - north
- Yavapai County - northeast
- Maricopa County - east
- Yuma County - south
- Imperial County - southwest
- Riverside County - west
- San Bernardino County - northwest
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,715 people, 8,362 households, and 5,619 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 15,133 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 74.15% White, 0.79% Black or African American, 12.53% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 9.35% from other races, and 2.68% from two or more races. 22.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.90% reported speaking Spanish at home .
There were 8,362 households out of which 21.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.79.
In the county the population was spread out with 21.10% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 20.40% from 25 to 44, 26.60% from 45 to 64, and 25.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 105.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,839, and the median income for a family was $29,141. Males had a median income of $26,642 versus $20,965 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,916. About 13.60% of families and 19.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.50% of those under age 18 and 12.90% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
- "Bills tackle county growth", Arizona Republic, Feb. 10, 2005
- "Arizona County Formation", Arizona Association of Counties
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