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Yuma County, Arizona (AZ)

County population in 2016: 205,631 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 160,026 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,467
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,336
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 38,886
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,964 (it was 14,962 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Land area: 5514 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yuma County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.0%), Educational, health and social services (18.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Yuma County, Arizona:

  • Hispanic or Latino (62.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (31.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years
Males: 106,203  (51.6%)
Females: 99,428  (48.4%)

Yuma County,AZ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yuma County:

2.0 people
Arizona:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,518 ($32,182 in 1999)

This county:

$43,518
Arizona:

$53,558

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $616 (lower quartile is $445, upper quartile is $812)
This county:

$616
State:

$824


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $123,300 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Yuma:

$123,300
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,200 - $181,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $184,439
Here:

$184,439
State:

$286,937

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,856
Here:

$149,856
State:

$205,285

In 2-unit structures: $105,663
Here:

$105,663
State:

$182,416

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,522
Here:

$167,522
State:

$159,891

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,537
Here:

$127,537
State:

$196,070

Mobile homes: $69,074
Here:

$69,074
State:

$67,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,761
Here:

$17,761
State:

$37,726
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,076
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 3,793

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 16
  • Assaults: 189
  • Burglaries: 511
  • Thefts: 863
  • Auto thefts: 262

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 21
  • Assaults: 289
  • Burglaries: 576
  • Thefts: 668
  • Auto thefts: 231
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Health of residents in Yuma County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
70.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
78.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
59.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
31.8% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 967 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2008: 786 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2009: 689 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2010: 455 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2011: 358 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2012: 554 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2013: 670 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2014: 594 buildings, average cost: $153,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,215 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $788 (0.9%)

Yuma County household income distribution in 2009 Yuma County home values distribution Yuma County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.0%
Yuma County:

18.0%
Arizona:

16.4%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.2% for American Indian residents, 60.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.8 years old
(Males: 33.2 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.7 years old, Black residents: 30.2 years old, American Indian residents: 30.6 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.9 years old, Other race residents: 26.0 years old)

Area name: Yuma, AZ MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yuma County is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $672 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $953 a month.

Cities in this county include: Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, San Luis, Somerton, Avenue B and C, Wellton, Donovan Estates, Gadsden, Martinez Lake, Rancho Mesa Verde.

Yuma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Yuma County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.039 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 44.2 µg/m3. Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Caddo Parish, Louisiana , Webster Parish, Louisiana , Hockley County, Texas , Putnam County, Georgia , Red River County, Texas , Yoakum County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

26.0%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,061
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 55,078 (46.2% naturalized citizens)

Yuma County:

26.8%
Whole state:

13.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 9,325
  • 2000 to 2009: 12,416
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,363
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,703
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,299
  • Before 1970: 6,184
Note: State values scaled to Yuma County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.5%

Yuma County marital status for males Yuma County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 46,856
  • One, attached: 1,919
  • Two: 1,815
  • 3 or 4: 3,035
  • 5 to 9: 2,828
  • 10 to 19: 2,314
  • 20 to 49: 448
  • 50 or more: 1,225
  • Mobile homes: 28,803
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2,071

Housing units in Yuma County with a mortgage: 27,791 (1,324 second mortgage, 850 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 22,183

Here:

55.1% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yuma County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,4017
Evangelical Protestant18,34192
Other7,16425
Mainline Protestant4,07814
Black Protestant2223
None122,545-
Yuma County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Yuma County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Yuma County:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yuma County:

9.5%
Arizona:

8.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

25.7%
State:

22.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Yuma County:

Average size of farms: 435 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $1,511,051
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $906,190
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 100.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $201,464
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 71.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Corn for grain: 1399 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 43718 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 17784 harvested acres
Vegetables: 96,542 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 23,717 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yuma County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 537% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 161.4 miles away from Yuma County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from Yuma County center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 309.5 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arizona Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3241: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3241, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arizona Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: January 05, 1993 to March 06, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-977: January 19, 1993, FEMA Id: 977, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arizona Heavy Rain, High Winds, Incident Period: January 15, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-730: January 15, 1985, FEMA Id: 730, Natural disaster type: Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Arizona FLOODING, Incident Period: June 16, 1983 to June 20, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-686: July 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 686, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Germany (0%)
  • India (0%)
  • Iraq (0%)
  • El Salvador (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yuma County (%):

  • American (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Canadian (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Yuma County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 60,138 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 6,581 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,091 (2.8%)
  • Railroad: 149 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,057 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 290 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,705 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 2,038 (2.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Yuma County, Arizona in 2000:

  • 2,316 people in state prisons
  • 1,591 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 635 people in nursing homes
  • 449 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 265 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 233 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 92 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 86 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 74 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 30 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Yuma County, Arizona in 2010:

  • 2,404 people in state prisons
  • 1,164 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 577 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 502 people in federal detention centers
  • 308 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 282 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 257 people in college/university student housing
  • 205 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,137.

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Arizona average:

5.73%


0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,278 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.20%
Arizona average:

0.07%

1.14% relocated from other counties in Arizona ($5,806 average AGI)
4.57% relocated from other states ($25,854 average AGI)
Yuma County:

4.57%
Arizona average:

3.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.66% ($27,566 average AGI)
from Imperial County, CA  0.31% ($26,502)
from San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($35,508)
from Pima County, AZ  0.18% ($30,185)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($24,551)
from Monterey County, CA  0.15% ($38,571)
from Riverside County, CA  0.15% ($32,052)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Arizona average:

5.60%


0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Yuma County:

0.16%
Arizona average:

0.09%

1.34% relocated to other counties in Arizona ($8,802 average AGI)
4.33% relocated to other states ($28,330 average AGI)
Yuma County:

4.33%
Arizona average:

3.79%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.78% ($40,168 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.32% ($42,972)
to Imperial County, CA  0.26% ($28,324)
to Pima County, AZ  0.22% ($31,281)
to Riverside County, CA  0.17% ($32,082)
to Monterey County, CA  0.15% ($36,693)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($24,220)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.3

Births per 1000 population in Yuma County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 3.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Yuma County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yuma County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yuma County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yuma County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 23,638 (20,467 aged, 3,171 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 9,746 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Yuma County, Arizona in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,442)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,274)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (993)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (885)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (602)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (574)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (568)
  • Unspecified dementia (535)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (449)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (361)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 29%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.9
  • Other - 29.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.4
  • Other - 29.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 205,631
  • In family households: 176,298 (31,525 male householders, 21,597 female householders)
    39,550 spouses, 64,627 children (61,071 natural, 1,271 adopted, 2,285 stepchildren), 7,561 grandchildren, 1,527 brothers or sisters, 2,910 parents, 3,729 other relatives, 3,272 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,002 (9,775 male householders (7,471 living alone)), 10,175 female householders (8,393 living alone)), 4,052 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,331

Size of family households: 22,125 2-persons, 9,885 3-persons, 11,381 4-persons, 6,630 5-persons, 2,204 6-persons, 897 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,864 1-person, 3,439 2-persons, 564 3-persons, 83 4-persons.

30,149 married couples with children.
13,420 single-parent households (2,428 men, 10,992 women).

47.9% of residents of Yuma speak English at home.
49.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,072,462,000 ($6,091 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $291,940,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $361,292,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $176,332,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,601,000
Federal grants: $194,238,000
Federal procurement contracts: $79,014,000 ($63,566,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $252,985,000 ($182,149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,623,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $148,089,000
Federal Government insurance: $87,388,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 16,345
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,620
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,151
Here:

+34 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,619
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+69 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yuma County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.75 millions of gallons per day (30% from ground, 70% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 2,341
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,979
  • 2000 to 2009: 23,019
  • 1990 to 1999: 19,819
  • 1980 to 1989: 14,029
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,287
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,784
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,364
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,137
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,555
Note: State values scaled to Yuma population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yuma County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yuma County population
  • 1 room: 808
  • 2 rooms: 2,090
  • 3 rooms: 3,340
  • 4 rooms: 6,417
  • 5 rooms: 17,968
  • 6 rooms: 10,116
  • 7 rooms: 4,076
  • 8 rooms: 3,403
  • 9+ rooms: 1,756
  • 1 room: 2,027
  • 2 rooms: 1,788
  • 3 rooms: 3,545
  • 4 rooms: 5,573
  • 5 rooms: 6,400
  • 6 rooms: 2,083
  • 7 rooms: 1,054
  • 8 rooms: 489
  • 9+ rooms: 139
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yuma County, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yuma County population
  • no bedroom: 808
  • 1 bedroom: 5,072
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,811
  • 3 bedrooms: 24,713
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 733
  • no bedroom: 2,085
  • 1 bedroom: 4,237
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,010
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,198
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,442
  • 5+ bedrooms: 126
Cars and other vehicles available in Yuma County, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yuma County population
  • no vehicle: 1,767
  • 1 vehicle: 16,430
  • 2 vehicles: 18,075
  • 3 vehicles: 8,843
  • 4 vehicles: 3,521
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,338
  • no vehicle: 2,618
  • 1 vehicle: 11,013
  • 2 vehicles: 7,426
  • 3 vehicles: 1,714
  • 4 vehicles: 327
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

78% of Yuma County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Arizona.

Yuma County:

78.3%
State average:

81.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 80,620
  • Other state: 68,116
  • Northeast: 4,227
  • Midwest: 18,758
  • South: 10,941
  • West: 34,190

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yuma County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.2%)
  • Utility gas (19.2%)
  • No fuel used (8.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (58.2%)
  • No fuel used (18.2%)
  • Utility gas (14.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,049
Here:

4.6%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 167
Here:

1.4%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 554
Here:

5.9%
Arizona:

12.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Yuma County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $15,856,000
    Regular Highways: $10,069,000
    Corrections - Other: $661,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $16,654,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,366,000
    Regular Highways: $9,783,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,530,000
    Financial Administration: $7,204,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,963,000
    Police Protection: $6,633,000
    Health - Other: $6,462,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,644,000
    Libraries: $4,232,000
    General - Other: $3,736,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,242,000
    General Public Buildings: $830,000
    Solid Waste Management: $830,000
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000
    Parking Facilities: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,577,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $967,000
    Solid Waste Management: $747,000
    Correctional Institutions: $328,000
    Parks and Recreation: $303,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,155,000

Yuma County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,167,000
    Housing and Community Development: $752,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,482,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,086,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,132,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,946,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,356,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,536,000
    Special Assessments: $343,000
    Rents: $295,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $136,000
    Sale of Property: $123,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,285,000
    Highways: $12,097,000
    Health and Hospitals: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $44,981,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,605,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,156,000
    NEC: $884,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $186,000
    Other License: $10,000

Yuma County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,133,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $38,110,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $38,069,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,348,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,050,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,265,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $41,000

Yuma County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,526,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,409
  • Number of aged recipients: 946
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,463
  • Number of recipients under 18: 483
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,616
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,310
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,484
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,364
Yuma County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yuma County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,219$151,371478$133,0612,164$153,717117$57,0771$100,000250$134,864307$89,078
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$140,29138$175,632261$149,93124$67,3330$020$130,55042$84,976
APPLICATIONS DENIED191$133,853120$135,0831,162$155,222159$35,5032$148,000121$123,843152$80,112
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN54$140,44479$115,089929$154,63678$62,2560$068$117,16295$91,737
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$170,20810$133,100108$154,5835$78,6001$148,0009$145,5567$86,429
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$182,95736$202,0833$218,6672$110,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$155,62534$189,5000$01$71,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$250,8008$212,2501$101,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$171,6676$192,1670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$266,5000$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Yuma County, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John48074.1 years
William46374.1 years
Robert46071.7 years
James41671.9 years
Mary35977.8 years
Charles35774.6 years
George29574.8 years
Maria23270.2 years
Frank20774.7 years
Richard19570.1 years
Most common last names in Yuma County, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23176.4 years
Johnson16275.5 years
Brown12876.0 years
Garcia11970.6 years
Jones11575.2 years
Miller11276.5 years
Davis10973.5 years
Williams10075.1 years
Martinez9973.3 years
Lopez8573.5 years
Businesses in Yuma County, AZ
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores2Lane Furniture1
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza5
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Albertsons2Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's3Mazda1
Arby's2McDonald's8
Ashley Furniture1Microtel2
AutoZone3Motel 62
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western2Nike9
Big O Tires2Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King4Outback Steakhouse1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Carl\s Jr.4Panda Express3
Chevrolet1Payless3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske1
Church's Chicken1PetSmart1
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack3
Curves2Ramada1
Dairy Queen4Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
FedEx14Sears2
Foot Locker1Sephora1
Ford1Sprint Nextel3
GNC2Staples2
GameStop2Starbucks7
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block6T-Mobile5
Holiday Inn3Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place2
HomeTown Buffet1Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul10
Jack In The Box11UPS15
Jones New York2Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
KFC4Walmart4
Kohl's1Wendy's1
Kroger2Wingate1
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1

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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"