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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A+
Quartzsite is a town in Arizona with a population of 3,707. Quartzsite is in La Paz County. Living in Quartzsite offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Quartzsite and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Quartzsite are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$51,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$601
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Quartzsite Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    351.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    27.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    649.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,921.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    270.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    0%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    4%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    61%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Quartzsite

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$21,740
National
$55,322
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Quartzsite Reviews

1 review
The town is not kid friendly.. Its a ghost town in the summer..it has the gem and rock show its the second largest rock and mineral and gem show .and swap meet.. Sometimes there up to 1 million people come through ..
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