La Paz County, Arizona
An old mine site in La Paz County, Arizona
La Paz County is in west central Arizona with the Colorado River for its western boundary. Interstate 10 crosses the southern part of the county from east to west. Quartzsite is famous for its Gem and Mineral Show every winter, during that same period of time when the city is overflowing with Snow Birds.
La Paz County contains 4,500 square miles of land and 13 square miles of water. The Colorado River Indian Reservation is here. The county seat is Parker.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 62%
Government Sector: 29%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 9%
Median Resident Age: 53.0 Years
Cost of Living Index for La Paz County: 81.7
Median Household Income: $31,050
Median Home Value: $83,950
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