Quartzsite, AZ

Census Place

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2020 Population
3,756
1.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
68.9
0.434% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
27%
6.21% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$17,083
18.6% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$42,700
15.9% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
632
3.36% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Quartzsite, AZ had a population of 3.76k people with a median age of 68.9 and a median household income of $17,083. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Quartzsite, AZ grew from 3,714 to 3,756, a 1.13% increase and its median household income declined from $20,979 to $17,083, a −18.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Quartzsite, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), White (Hispanic) (16.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%), Other (Hispanic) (0.719%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Quartzsite, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.3% of the residents in Quartzsite, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Quartzsite, AZ was $42,700, and the homeownership rate was 59.2%. Most people in Quartzsite, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Quartzsite, AZ was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Quartzsite, AZ is home to a population of 3.76k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.68% of Quartzsite, AZ residents were born outside of the country (251 people).

In 2020, there were 5.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.06k people) in Quartzsite, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 606 White (Hispanic) and 62 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Quartzsite, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.06k ± 464
  2. White (Hispanic)
    606 ± 464
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    62 ± 80
16.9%
Hispanic Population
633 people

In 2020, there were 5.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.06k people) in Quartzsite, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 606 White (Hispanic) and 62 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.9% of the people in Quartzsite, AZ are hispanic (633 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Quartzsite, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.68%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
251 people
8.16%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
303 people

As of 2020, 6.68% of Quartzsite, AZ residents (251 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Quartzsite, AZ was 8.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

69
Median Native-Born Age
± 7.9
73
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 19.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in Quartzsite, AZ was 68.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 69, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 73. But people in Quartzsite, AZ are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Quartzsite, AZ residents was 69.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    514,264 ± 16,964 people
  2. Canada
    43,680 ± 5,116 people
  3. India
    42,811 ± 5,065 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 514,264 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 43,680 and India with 42,811.

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Citizenship

93.3%
2020 Citizenship
91.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.3% of Quartzsite, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Quartzsite, AZ was 91.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    277 ± 222
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18

Quartzsite, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, NaNy times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arizona, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Arizona (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arizona across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,015. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Quartzsite, AZ employs 632 people. The largest industries in Quartzsite, AZ are Retail Trade (301 people), Transportation & Warehousing (126 people), and Wholesale Trade (68 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($43,607).

Wages

Median Household Income

$17,083
2020 value
± $11,568
−18.6%
1 Year Growth
± 91.5%

Households in Quartzsite, AZ have a median annual income of $17,083, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $20,979 in 2019, which represents a −18.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$65,927
Average Male Salary in Arizona
± $1,385
$51,015
Average Female Salary in Arizona
± $1,099

In 2020, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Arizona by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Arizona
  1. Asian
    $68,188 ± $5,126
  2. White
    $54,073 ± $971
  3. Alaska Native
    $51,531 ± $34,684

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Arizona.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Quartzsite, AZ is from Arizona.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2020, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.736% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Quartzsite, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Quartzsite, AZ (1.01k out of 3.76k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    986 ± 448
  2. Hispanic
    110 ± 132
  3. Other
    27 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Quartzsite, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

632
2020 Value
± 300
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 70.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quartzsite, AZ declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 654 employees to 632 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Quartzsite, AZ, are Material Moving Occupations (301 people), Sales & Related Occupations (125 people), and Management Occupations (68 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Quartzsite, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Quartzsite, AZ, by number of employees, are Material Moving Occupations (301 people), Sales & Related Occupations (125 people), and Management Occupations (68 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Quartzsite, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (12.9 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.48 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Quartzsite, AZ, by median earnings, are Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($43,627) and Total ($43,607).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

632
2020 Value
± 300
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 70.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Quartzsite, AZ declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 654 employees to 632 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Quartzsite, AZ, are Retail Trade (301 people), Transportation & Warehousing (126 people), and Wholesale Trade (68 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Quartzsite, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Quartzsite, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Quartzsite, AZ, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (301 people), Transportation & Warehousing (126 people), and Wholesale Trade (68 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Quartzsite, AZ has an unusually high number of Retail Trade (4.32 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (4.26 times), and Wholesale Trade (4.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Quartzsite, AZ, by median earnings, are Total ($43,607).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $35.2B
  2. $22.1B
  3. $18.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Electronics with $35.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.1B) and Mixed freight ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$230B
2020 Value in Arizona
$463B
Projected 2050 Value in Arizona
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arizona trade was $230B. This is expected to increase 101% to $463B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.1B
  2. $14.9B
  3. $5.53B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $32.1B, followed by Texas with $14.9B and Michigan and $5.53B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%). The most partisan county was Mohave County, AZ with 75% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Arizona
49.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Arizona
  1. 75% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 71.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Arizona was Mohave County, AZ with 75% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Arizona colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Quartzsite, AZ was $42,700 in 2020, which is 0.186 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $50,800 to $42,700, a 15.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Quartzsite, AZ is 59.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Quartzsite, AZ have an average commute time of 13.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Quartzsite, AZ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$42,700
2020 Median
± $18,087
$50,800
2019 Median
± $29,779

In 2020, the median property value in Quartzsite, AZ declined from to $42,700 from the previous year's value of $50,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Quartzsite, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quartzsite, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $30k - $35k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$17,083
Median Household Income
± $11,568
2.29k
Number of Households
± 733

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.29k households in Quartzsite, AZ declined from $17,083 from the previous year's value of $20,979.

The following chart displays the households in Quartzsite, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Quartzsite, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Quartzsite, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

59.2%
2020 Homeownership
63.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 59.2% of the housing units in Quartzsite, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Quartzsite, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

13.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Quartzsite, AZ have a shorter commute time (13.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Quartzsite, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (70.1%)
  2. Bicycle (18.8%)
  3. Carpooled (10.8%)

In 2020, 70.1% of workers in Quartzsite, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who used a bicycle to get to work (18.8%) and those who carpooled to work (10.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Quartzsite, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Quartzsite, AZ have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

84% of the population of Quartzsite, AZ has health coverage, with 24% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 32.6% on Medicare, 6.15% on non-group plans, and 6.9% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arizona was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in La Paz County, AZ see 3516 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% increase from the previous year (3434 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2345 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1319 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.8%). Additionally, Yuma County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,516 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in La Paz County, AZ

Primary care physicians in La Paz County, AZ see an average of 3,516 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% increase from the previous year (3,434 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in La Paz County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Arizona
$4,035
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,032
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,096
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16%
Uninsured
24%
Employer Coverage
14.3%
Medicaid
32.6%
Medicare
6.15%
Non-Group
6.9%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Quartzsite, AZ declined by 22.2% from 20.6% to 16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Quartzsite, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.8% prevalence
  2. 16.3% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 17.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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