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Time Zone: La Paz County lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time.

The community of Parker is the Seat for La Paz County.

La Paz County was founded in 1983 and was created by taking area from YumaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> La Paz had a population of 20,012 people. This is an increase of 1.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,715 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, La Paz represented 0.38% of the total population of Arizona, making it the state's 14th most populous county (out of 15 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,489+3.93%+2.38% since 2009
200920,012+1.51% 
200820,005+1.47%-0.64% since 2007
200720,133+2.12% 
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200019,715The Last Census

More information can be found on the La Paz County Census Page for La Paz County.

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Websites for La Paz County

Official Website:   www.co.la-paz.az.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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