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Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT)

CRIT Overview | CRIT Population | CRIT Community Profile

 
 
1990
2000
2008
Colorado River Indian Reservation
7,865
7,466
N/A
La Paz County
13,844
19,715
21,544
Arizona
3,665,228
5,130,632
6,629,455
Sources: Arizona Department of Commerce and U.S. Census Bureau.
N/A: Population estimates for this community are not available.
 
 
 
 
 
1990
2000
2008
Civilian Labor Force
2,831
4,154
3,448
Unemployed
229
207
298
Unemployment Rate
8.1%
5.0%
8.6%
       
Sources: Arizona Department of Commerce.
 
 
 
 
Principal Economic Activities
Reservation economy is based on agriculture, recreation, government and light industry. About 84,500 acres are under cultivation and another 50,500 are available for development. The Colorado River – with marinas, lodging, restaurants, mobile home parks, and cabanas – is the basis of an established recreation and tourism industry. Recreational development leases and home site leases are available. The Blue Water Casino opened in 1995 and a new casino and 200-room hotel opened in early 1999.
 
County Employment
 
2008
Goods Producing
 
 
250
Government
 
 
2,575
Other private Service- Providing
 
 
950
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
 
 
1,200
   
Sources: Arizona Department of Commerce
Figures are organized under the North American Industrial lassification System
(NAICS).