Cochise County, Arizona Population 2021

Cochise County, Arizona's estimated population is 124,944 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cochise County, Arizona is the 9th largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 131,822 and has seen a growth of -5.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021124,944-489-0.39%
2020125,433-489-0.39%
2019125,922-489-0.39%
2018126,4111,5471.24%
2017124,864-822-0.65%
2016125,686-768-0.61%
2015126,454-860-0.68%
2014127,314-2,264-1.75%
2013129,578-2,439-1.85%
2012132,017-1,080-0.81%
2011133,0971,2750.97%
2010131,82234,19835.03%
199097,62411,93813.93%
198085,68623,77638.40%
197061,9106,87112.48%
196055,03923,55174.79%
195031,488-3,139-9.07%
194034,627-6,371-15.54%
193040,998-5,467-11.77%
192046,46511,87434.33%
191034,59125,340273.92%
19009,2512,31333.34%
18906,9380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.39%
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State
Founded
February 1, 1881
County Seat
2010 Population
131,822
Growth Since 2010
-5.22%
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Cochise County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,58185.47%
Two or More Races5,2024.13%
Black or African American5,1324.08%
Some Other Race3,4622.75%
Asian2,4451.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5631.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4820.38%
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Cochise County, Arizona Population by Race

Cochise County, Arizona Population Pyramid $2021

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Cochise County, Arizona Median Age

41.1


Total

39.3


Male

43.4


Female

Cochise County, Arizona Adults

There are 98,481 adults, (27,278 of whom are seniors) in Cochise County, Arizona.

Cochise County, Arizona Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cochise County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

61,900

49.18%

Male

63,967

50.82%

Cochise County, Arizona Population by Age

Cochise County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cochise County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male57%43%
Female47.6%52.4%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cochise County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,1632.3468.9
Married24,3742.9580.1
Non Family17,7011.1762.1
Female5,7523.147.6
Male2,3362.9557

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Cochise County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6025.25%
9th to 12th Grade6,4557.37%
High School Graduate21,12424.10%
Some College25,21328.77%
Associates Degree9,99211.40%
Bachelors Degree12,45014.21%
Graduate Degree7,8038.90%
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Cochise County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cochise County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White53,83150,05614,710
Hispanic26,03719,5523,167
Black3,3123,155888
2+ Races2,2631,954627
Other Race2,2381,660251
Asian2,0041,664850
Native American1,124894149
Islander26624456

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.42%.

Cochise County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,202$38,002$25,237
Less Than 9th Grade$18,943$21,190$13,812
High School Graduate$24,594$26,529$22,993
Some College$31,319$39,809$24,761
Bachelors Degree$50,035$62,685$35,917
Graduate Degree$58,962$81,498$47,808

$31,202

Average Earnings

$38,002

Average Male

$25,237

Average Female

Cochise County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cochise County, Arizona Language by Age

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Cochise County, Arizona Language

71.68% of Cochise County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 28.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.87% of the population.

Cochise County, Arizona Language

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic41,5459,71723.39%
White65,4768,12912.42%
Multiple4,9421,10122.28%
Other3,34883224.85%
Native1,29541532.05%
Asian2,31331713.71%
Black3,9932736.84%
Islander42624357.04%

16.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

18.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cochise County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cochise County, Arizona is Islander, with 57.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cochise County, Arizona is Black, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.99%.

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.78%
High School15.95%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater6.35%

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.79%
Male Unemployed36.01%
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed8.38%

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cochise County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,260$64,446
Families$59,657$74,453
Married Families$71,916$84,974
Non Families$29,450$43,893
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Income by Household Type

Cochise County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cochise County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Cochise County, Arizona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cochise County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Cochise County, Arizona Marital Status

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18,217

Number of Veterans

15,586

Male Veterans

2,631

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,740
First Gulf War5,822
Second Gulf War4,694
Korea1,257
World War II369

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,766
65 to 744,504
75+3,801
55 to 643,622
18 to 341,524

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,25019.73%
Hispanic2,6388.63%
Black88323.41%
2+ Races44115.83%
Asian24912.03%
Native American19016.01%
Other Race1285.02%
Islander7624.52%

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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5.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cochise County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Cochise County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Cochise County, Arizona Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.93%

Born in Cochise County, Arizona

89.25%

Native Born

10.75%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

6.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.25% of Cochise County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 35.93% having been born in Arizona. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cochise County, Arizona Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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