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Yuma, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Yuma is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Yuma County at latitude 32.5163 and longitude -114.5218. Yuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 141 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Yuma, but most people and references simply refer to it as Yuma, Arizona.

The P1 Census Class Code for Yuma indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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, 2014)


Total Population 94,543
Population in Households 90,887
Population in Familes 77,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,656
Population Density1 786
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 31,600
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 22,893
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 40,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,628 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,972 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,500 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $124,981
Average Home Value $163,942


Median Household Income $45,481
Average Household Income $57,392
Per Capita Income $19,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.6%
Households 0.67% 0.55%
Families 0.45% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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, 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, 2014 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 Density1 # 83 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 31 93rd
Median Household Income # 92 80th
Per Capita Income # 196 57th

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