Yuma County, Arizona Population 2021

Yuma County, Arizona's estimated population is 218,137 with a growth rate of 1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yuma County, Arizona is the 6th largest county in Arizona. The 2010 Population was 197,127 and has seen a growth of 10.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021218,1372,1751.01%
2020215,9622,1751.02%
2019213,7872,1751.03%
2018211,6122,1051.00%
2017209,5072,2601.09%
2016207,2472,0611.00%
2015205,1861,1320.55%
2014204,0541,6340.81%
2013202,420-55-0.03%
2012202,475-366-0.18%
2011202,8415,7142.90%
2010197,12790,23284.41%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.01%
County Website
State
Founded
November 9, 1864
County Seat
2010 Population
197,127
Growth Since 2010
10.66%
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Yuma County, Arizona Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White159,86476.32%
Some Other Race33,19015.84%
Two or More Races5,7032.72%
Black or African American4,5332.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2341.54%
Asian2,7771.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1670.08%
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Yuma County, Arizona Population by Race

Yuma County, Arizona Population Pyramid $2021

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Yuma County, Arizona Median Age

34.6


Total

33.1


Male

36.4


Female

Yuma County, Arizona Adults

There are 156,240 adults, (38,700 of whom are seniors) in Yuma County, Arizona.

Yuma County, Arizona Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Yuma County, Arizona Sex Ratio

Female

101,627

48.52%

Male

107,841

51.48%

Yuma County, Arizona Population by Age

Yuma County, Arizona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yuma County, Arizona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male53.5%46.5%
Female50.2%49.8%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yuma County, Arizona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,0982.7967.1
Married39,3503.3276.1
Non Family19,0521.2260.7
Female10,4653.550.2
Male4,2313.1753.5

3.26

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Yuma County, Arizona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,90413.51%
9th to 12th Grade17,54013.24%
High School Graduate34,06725.71%
Some College32,83724.78%
Associates Degree10,2567.74%
Bachelors Degree13,0139.82%
Graduate Degree6,8995.21%
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Yuma County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yuma County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic73,73444,6117,623
White51,75546,43310,448
Other Race18,27911,2371,859
Black2,9212,616650
2+ Races2,6472,384470
Asian2,0841,693893
Native American1,9421,192222
Islander14412715

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.85%.

Yuma County, Arizona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,610$35,450$23,458
Less Than 9th Grade$19,268$24,042$15,029
High School Graduate$27,951$32,425$20,559
Some College$33,918$41,922$26,593
Bachelors Degree$41,595$54,288$35,225
Graduate Degree$57,240$71,995$49,515

$30,610

Average Earnings

$35,450

Average Male

$23,458

Average Female

Yuma County, Arizona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yuma County, Arizona Language by Age

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Yuma County, Arizona Language

46.82% of Yuma County, Arizona residents speak only English, while 53.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.54% of the population.

Yuma County, Arizona Language

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic130,97230,71823.45%
White62,7107,07111.28%
Other32,0926,89521.49%
Multiple5,4631,18021.60%
Native2,9101,14039.18%
Black4,04281220.09%
Asian2,7301786.52%
Islander1192924.37%

19.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.06%

Male Poverty Rate

21.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yuma County, Arizona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Arizona is Native, with 39.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Arizona is Asian, with 6.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.41%.

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.28%
High School14.95%
Some College12.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.58%
Male Unemployed25.81%
Female Employed12.03%
Male Employed9.25%

Yuma County, Arizona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yuma County, Arizona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,243$59,526
Families$50,338$63,754
Married Families$58,113$71,918
Non Families$28,324$43,704
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Income by Household Type

Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 55-64.

Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status by Race

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Yuma County, Arizona Marital Status

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15,382

Number of Veterans

14,229

Male Veterans

1,153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,648
Second Gulf War4,453
First Gulf War3,241
Korea1,871
World War II447

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+4,711
35 to 543,207
65 to 743,075
18 to 342,395
55 to 641,994

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,96110.90%
Hispanic3,0103.34%
Black83824.47%
Other Race7193.22%
2+ Races42214.11%
Native American2119.42%
Asian1948.41%
Islander3729.37%

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by Race

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yuma County, Arizona Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Yuma County, Arizona Employment by Age

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Yuma County, Arizona Employment by Race

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Yuma 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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37.92%

Born in Yuma County, Arizona

73.71%

Native Born

26.29%

Foreign Born

14.49%

Non Citizen

11.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.71% of Yuma County, Arizona residents were born in the United States, with 37.92% having been born in Arizona. 14.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yuma 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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