Yuma County, Arizona


Yuma County, Arizona
A typical view in Yuma County

Yuma County is in southwest Arizona with California to the west and Mexico to the south. Yuma County contains 5,514 square miles of land and 5 square miles of water. The county seat is Yuma.

If you've ever seen the original Stargate movie, the scenes filmed in the desert sands were filmed around Yuma. Probably half of Yuma County is owned by either the Federal Government or the US Army (for use in weapons testing and desert combat training).

 
Yuma County, Arizona
A lot of Yuma County is irrigated farmlands and produces vegetables all year-round
 
Fast Facts about Yuma County, Arizona
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 71%
Government Sector: 22%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 6%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Median Resident Age: 33.0 Years
Cost of Living Index for Yuma County: 84.8
2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $38,700
Median Home Value: $133,800
Major Industries:
Government, Educational Services, Agriculture, Construction, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Transportation Services, Social Services, Retail Services, Repair & Maintenance
 
2010 Population Demographics
Total Population
195,751
Males
98,005
Females
97,746
Population by Age
Under 18
55,185
18 & over
140,566
20-24
14,708
25-34
24,195
35-49
34,481
50-64
30,089
65 & over
30,646
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
116,912
Non Hispanic or Latino
78,839
Population by Race
White
137,881
African-American
3,931
Asian
2,324
Native American
3,056
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
306
Other
40,743
Two or more
7,510