Yuma County AZ Information


Yuma County Subdivisions

Yuma County AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 206,206
Population in Households 197,738
Population in Familes 172,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,468
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 66,846
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 50,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91,318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,845 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,001 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,472 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $135,093
Average Home Value $167,537


Median Household Income $41,430
Average Household Income $55,624
Per Capita Income $18,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.54%
Households 0.51% 0.47%
Families 0.39% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Yuma County AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yuma County to the other 15 counties and county equivalents in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 67th
Population Density1 # 5 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 9 47th
Per Capita Income # 11 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.