Yuma County, Arizona Population 2020

Yuma County, Arizona's estimated population is 216,872 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yuma County, Arizona is the 5th largest county in Arizona.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020216,8722,3721.11%
2019214,5002,3721.12%
2018212,1282,3721.13%
2017209,7562,2361.08%
2016207,5202,0641.00%
2015205,4561,1730.57%
2014204,2831,6940.84%
2013202,5890.00%
2012202,589-294-0.14%
2011202,8835,7452.91%
2010197,13890,24384.42%
1990106,89516,34118.05%
198090,55429,72748.87%
197060,82714,59231.56%
196046,23518,22965.09%
195028,0068,68044.91%
194019,3261,5108.48%
193017,8162,91219.54%
192014,9047,17192.73%
19107,7333,58886.56%
19004,1451,47455.19%
18902,671-544-16.92%
18803,2151,59498.33%
18701,6210.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.11%
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Founded
November 9, 1864
County Seat
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Yuma County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White155,84274.99%
Some Other Race36,39017.51%
Two or More Races5,5602.68%
Black or African American4,4982.16%
Asian2,7341.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6771.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1280.06%
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Yuma County, Arizona Population Pyramid 2020

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Yuma County, Arizona Median Age

34.3


Total

32.8


Male

36.4


Female

Yuma County, Arizona Adults

There are 154,558 adults, (37,429 of whom are seniors) in Yuma County, Arizona.

Yuma County, Arizona Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yuma County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

100,856

48.53%

Male

106,973

51.47%

Yuma County, Arizona Households and Families

Yuma County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yuma County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Male51.5%48.5%
Female49.5%50.5%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,4632.7967.1
Married40,5813.3275.8
Non Family18,1091.2260.4
Female9,6073.3649.5
Male4,1663.1651.5

3.25

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Yuma County, Arizona Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,35714.03%
9th to 12th Grade18,09513.83%
High School Graduate33,92425.93%
Some College31,84724.34%
Associates Degree9,2817.09%
Bachelors Degree12,7169.72%
Graduate Degree6,5995.04%
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Yuma County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic71,89741,8387,073
White51,79346,39110,277
Other Race20,07612,1261,725
Black3,0332,639702
Multiple Races2,6682,400514
Asian2,0591,748977
Native American1,6021,00698
Islander978113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,665$33,971$22,425
Less Than High School$17,188$21,968$12,209
High School Grad$26,599$31,925$19,773
Some College$33,370$41,061$26,793
Bachelors Degree$40,989$53,558$35,072
Graduate Degree$54,286$72,434$47,101

$29,665

Average Earnings

$33,971

Average Male

$22,425

Average Female

Yuma County, Arizona Language

Yuma County, Arizona Language by Age

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Yuma County, Arizona Language

46.26% of Yuma County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 53.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.93% of the population.

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic129,02631,74124.60%
Other35,4147,67021.66%
White63,1056,61710.49%
Multiple5,4251,29623.89%
Native2,48487635.27%
Black4,01283320.76%
Asian2,70528210.43%
Islander984141.84%

20.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yuma County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Arizona is Islander, with 41.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Arizona is Asian, with 10.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.17%
High School15.32%
Some College12.22%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.69%
Male Unemployed27.97%
Female Employed13.19%
Male Employed10.24%

Yuma County, Arizona Income

Yuma County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,058$58,796
Families$49,050$62,926
Married Families$56,339$70,683
Non Families$27,985$42,982
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Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status

Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Yuma County, Arizona Married by Age and Sex

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Yuma 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.

Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Yuma County, Arizona Veterans

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15,280

Number of Veterans

14,032

Male Veterans

1,248

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,707
Second Gulf War4,213
First Gulf War3,135
Korea1,825
World War II509
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Age Group Veterans
75+4,447
35 to 543,140
65 to 743,130
18 to 342,516
55 to 642,047
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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,97211.21%
Hispanic2,9053.29%
Black84824.32%
Other7583.09%
2 or More37612.55%
Asian22210.05%
Indian1045.51%

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yuma County, Arizona Employment Status

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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37.27%

Born in Arizona

73.30%

Native Born

26.70%

Foreign Born

14.95%

Non Citizen

11.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.30% of Yuma County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 37.27% having been born in Arizona. 14.95% 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