Yuma, Arizona Population 2019
Yuma is a city located in the state of Arizona. It is located in Yuma County in the southwestern region of Arizona, where it serves as the county seat. The city of Yuma at the last U.S. Census taken in 2010 had a population recorded at 93,064.
Recent estimates from the Census Bureau show that this number has risen to 95,000. Yuma has a total area of over 121 square miles that is primarily land, with just 0.07% water. The overall population density of the city is over 784 people per square mile. Yuma was not incorporated as a city until 1914.
Yuma Age and Gender Statistics
People that are under 18 years old make up the city’s largest age group, comprising over 29% of the population. Nearly 14% of the residents are at least 65 years old. There are slightly more female residents than males, with 99.1 men for every 100 women. Approximately 16.9% of Yuma’s population lives below the federal poverty line.
Population Growth in Yuma
The city of Yuma in recent years has held one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation. Yuma has seen steady population growth since it was settled in the late 19th century. However, recent estimates show that the population is only up 2% since the last census in 2010, indicating that growth is slowing significantly, with the high unemployment rates being a likely cause.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yuma was:
- White: 70.69%
- Other race: 19.22%
- Two or more races: 3.83%
- Black or African American: 3.39%
- Asian: 1.86%
- Native American: 0.96%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Yuma, Arizona's estimated population is 97,908 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Yuma, Arizona is the 11th largest city in Arizona based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 809.03 people/mi² (312.37 people/km²), with a household density of 129.87 people/km² (336.37 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 31.5 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.0 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 40,707 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $862/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $126,400.
The median income for households in Yuma, Arizona is $46,151, while the mean household income is $61,930.