Cochise County is located in southeastern Arizona. The County Seat is Bisbee and the largest city is Sierra Vista. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cochise.az.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 127,448 and the 2010 census population was 131,357. The land area is 6,165.69 square miles and there are 21.3 persons per square mile.
87.9% of the population is White, 4.7% is Black or African American, 33.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.2% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.1% is two or more races. 85.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $146,200, there are 49,174 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,608, the median household income is $45,755, and 17.1% of the persons in Cochise County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,740. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,313,671, and sales per capita were $10,284. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33%.
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