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Yuma, Arizona - Basic Facts

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The City of Yuma had a population of 97,138 as of July 1, 2017. Yuma ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yuma is located at latitude 32.5163 and longitude -114.5218 in Yuma County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yuma (see map below) encompass a land area of 120.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Yuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of Yuma (GNIS ID: 2412328) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Yuma is located within Wellton Division of Yuma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yuma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yuma: Arizona, Arizona City, Colorado City, Doonysio, La Purisima Concepcion, Pueblo de la Concepcion, Puutsiyumah, San Dionisio, San Dionysio, Yuma City, Yumas.

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Yuma, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 97,138
Daytime Population: Workers 53,943
Daytime Population: Residents 53,386
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 107,329
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 92,792
Population in Familes 79,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,346
Population Density2 805
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $46,281
Average Household Income $61,337
Per Capita Income $21,374


Total Housing Units 41,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,858 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,330 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,896 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $158,555
Average Home Value $183,718


Total Households 32,188
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 23,300
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.6%
Households 0.64% 0.56%
Families 0.5% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Yuma, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yuma to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 98th
Population Density # 81 82nd
Diversity Index # 34 93rd
Median Household Income # 125 73rd
Per Capita Income # 200 56th

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