Cochise County, Arizona


Chiricahua Mountains
The Chiricahua Mountains from the east, near Portal

Cochise County is in southeastern Arizona with New Mexico to the east and Mexico to the south. This was the last holdout of Geronimo and his Chiricahua Apaches, and the home of Tombstone with its famous OK Corral and Boot Hill.

Cochise County contains 6,169 square miles of land and 49 square miles of water. The county seat is Bisbee.

 
Fast Facts about Cochise County, Arizona
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 63%
Government Sector: 28%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Median Resident Age: 39.0 Years
Cost of Living Index for Cochise County: 84.2
2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $45,100
Median Home Value: $155,000
Major Industries:
Government, Educational Services, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Professional Services, Social Services, Retail Services, Agriculture, Repair & Maintenance
 
2010 Population Demographics
Total Population
131,346
Males
66,977
Females
64,369
Population by Age
Under 18
30,250
18 & over
101,096
20-24
8,211
25-34
16,479
35-49
23,112
50-64
26,704
65 & over
22,688
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
42,543
Non Hispanic or Latino
88,803
Population by Race
White
103,085
African-American
5,465
Asian
2,525
Native American
1,589
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
418
Other
12,989
Two or more
5,275
 
Cochise County Pages