Cochise County, Arizona Population 2020

Cochise County, Arizona's estimated population is 130,330 with a growth rate of 1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cochise County, Arizona is the 8th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020130,3301,7801.38%
2019128,5501,7801.40%
2018126,7701,7801.42%
2017124,990-792-0.63%
2016125,782-720-0.57%
2015126,502-850-0.67%
2014127,352-2,256-1.74%
2013129,608-2,418-1.83%
2012132,026-1,085-0.82%
2011133,1111,2890.98%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.38%
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Founded
February 1, 1881
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Cochise County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,24384.93%
Two or More Races5,7384.54%
Black or African American4,7343.75%
Some Other Race4,0963.24%
Asian2,3621.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6421.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4640.37%
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Cochise County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Cochise County, Arizona Median Age

40.6


Total

38.8


Male

42.8


Female

Cochise County, Arizona Adults

There are 98,483 adults, (26,550 of whom are seniors) in Cochise County, Arizona.

Cochise County, Arizona Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cochise County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

62,144

49.21%

Male

64,135

50.79%

Cochise County, Arizona Households and Families

Cochise County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cochise County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male52.1%47.9%
Female44.6%55.4%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,2502.3869.2
Married24,3372.9680.6
Non Family16,9311.1763.3
Female5,6933.2344.6
Male2,2893.0752.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cochise County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8855.58%
9th to 12th Grade6,3307.24%
High School Graduate20,56023.51%
Some College25,53829.20%
Associates Degree10,03811.48%
Bachelors Degree12,52714.32%
Graduate Degree7,5898.68%
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Cochise County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,01450,03914,730
Hispanic25,72119,3283,108
Black3,0952,930766
Other Race2,5382,004315
Multiple Races2,4281,962664
Asian1,9071,618696
Native American1,197910193
Islander28828234

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,634$37,337$24,695
Less Than High School$15,307$18,385$13,106
High School Grad$22,316$24,455$21,346
Some College$31,638$40,936$24,464
Bachelors Degree$50,972$66,010$36,109
Graduate Degree$55,760$77,500$44,442

$30,634

Average Earnings

$37,337

Average Male

$24,695

Average Female

Cochise County, Arizona Language

Cochise County, Arizona Language by Age

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Cochise County, Arizona Language

70.99% of Cochise County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 29.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.32% of the population.

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty

Cochise County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic41,2949,43022.84%
White65,8018,99913.68%
Multiple5,4641,18721.72%
Other4,02799724.76%
Native1,35242031.07%
Black3,6583499.54%
Asian2,22231414.13%
Islander40620750.99%

17.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cochise County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cochise County, Arizona is Islander, with 50.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cochise County, Arizona is Black, with 9.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.78%
High School18.30%
Some College11.66%
Bachelors or Greater6.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.33%
Male Unemployed34.99%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed8.01%

Cochise County, Arizona Income

Cochise County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,649$62,072
Families$58,635$71,571
Married Families$70,024$81,800
Non Families$27,788$41,686
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Cochise County, Arizona Marital Status

Cochise County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 Veterans

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18,278

Number of Veterans

15,673

Male Veterans

2,605

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,698
First Gulf War5,661
Second Gulf War4,586
Korea1,409
World War II474
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,834
65 to 744,354
55 to 643,713
75+3,690
18 to 341,687
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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,12719.70%
Hispanic2,7399.03%
Black85524.81%
2 or More51617.41%
Other2749.36%
Asian22811.48%
Indian18614.94%
Hawaiian9227.22%

Cochise County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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6.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cochise County, Arizona Employment Status

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49.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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35.29%

Born in Arizona

89.00%

Native Born

11.00%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

6.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.00% of Cochise County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 35.29% having been born in Arizona. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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