Yuma County Information

Yuma in Arizona occupies 5,519 square miles and has a 2006 population of 187,555, a change from a 2000 population of 160,026 and 106,895 in 1990. 15% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 12.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 955 acts of violent crime reported in Yuma in 2004, a change from 674 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 11,322 people: 14.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 16.5%.

Read more about Yuma, Arizona in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyYuma 
StateArizona 
Land Area5,519 sq. milesRanked 71 of 3,140
Population 2006187,555Ranked 316 of 3,140
Population 2005181,598 
Population 2000160,026Ranked 333 of 3,140
Population 1990106,895Ranked 432 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion93% 
African American2.7% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American1.9% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.8% 
Population 5 to 1415.7% 
Population 15 to 2415% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4412.2% 
Population 45 to 5410.6% 
Population 55 to 648.5% 
Population 65 to 749.3% 
Population 75 and up8.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes955674
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes41 
Robberies67 
Aggravated Assaults844 
Total Property Crimes5,4594,781
Burglaries1,305 
Larceny Thefts3,367 
Motor Vehicle Thefts787 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population76,78164,311
Unemployed Population11,32210,616
Unemployment Rate14.7%16.5%

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