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Yuma, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Yuma had a population of 97,801 as of July 1, 2019. 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 32.7253 and longitude -114.6244 in Yuma County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yuma 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 Yuma Division of Yuma County.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Yuma, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 155
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Yuma, AZ Wealth Index is 61
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 97,801 (100%)
Population in Households 93,395 (95.5%)
Population in Families 79,537 (81.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4,406 ( 4.5%)
Population Density 808
Diversity Index2 77
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,148
Average Household Income $64,048
Per Capita Income $21,633
Wealth Index4 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 41,891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,576 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,898 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,418 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $165,803
Housing Affordability Index3 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 32,473
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 23,481
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.53% 0.66%
Households 0.59% 0.65%
Families 0.47% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Yuma, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yuma to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 12 98th
Population Density # 80 82nd
Diversity Index # 35 93rd
Median Household Income # 132 71st
Per Capita Income # 232 49th

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