Yuma County is located in southwestern Arizona. The County Seat is Yuma and the largest city is Yuma. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.yumacountyaz.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 203,247 and the 2010 census population was 195,750. The land area is 5,513.99 square miles and there are 35.5 persons per square mile.
91.3% of the population is White, 2.7% is Black or African American, 61.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 2.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 71.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,000, there are 70,122 households, an average of 2.73 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,840, the median household income is $41,595, and 20.2% of the persons in Yuma County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 10,158. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,004,643, and sales per capita were $10,596. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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