Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
112,019
44.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32.8
5.75% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.6%
9.36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,636
9.65% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$179,300
20.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
42,685
43.2% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ had a population of 112k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $57,636. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ declined from 202,944 to 112,019, a −44.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,563 to $57,636, a 9.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (30.8%), White (Hispanic) (26.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (19.5%), Other (Hispanic) (15.3%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.54%).

47.5% of the households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.6% of the residents in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are Arizona Western College (1,601 degrees awarded in 2022) and Regional Center for Border Health (215 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was $179,300, and the homeownership rate was 64.5%.

Most people in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 112k people, from which 90.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 19.9% of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (22.2k people).

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.5k people) in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30k White (Hispanic) and 21.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are Spanish (47,298 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (710 households), and Vietnamese (201 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
54,660
Women
48.3%
58,398
Men
51.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 113,058 inhabitants, with 51.7% men, and 48.3% women.

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Citizenship

90.6%
2022 Citizenship
86.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.6% of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was 86.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.5k ± 1.13k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    30k ± 1.92k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    21.8k ± 1.99k
62.2%
Hispanic Population
69.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.5k people) in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30k White (Hispanic) and 21.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

62.2% of the people in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are hispanic (69.7k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    23,782 ± 3,364 people
  2. Canada
    683 ± 640 people
  3. Philippines
    459 ± 525 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was Mexico, the natal country of 23,782 Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ residents, followed by Canada with 683 and Philippines with 459.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22.2k people
25.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
51.7k people

As of 2022, 19.9% of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ residents (22.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was 25.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    47,298 households (45.5%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    710 households (0.683%)
  3. Vietnamese
    201 households (0.193%)

47.5% of the households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 45.5% of the households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,352 ± 406
  2. Vietnam
    2,231 ± 352
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,314 ± 252

Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ employs 42.7k people. The largest industries in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are Restaurants & Food Services (3,063 people), Farming (2,838 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,641 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($383,588), Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($113,912), and Legal services ($102,747).

Males in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,125. The income inequality in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.411, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,012
Women
42.2%
45,280
Men
57.8%

The workforce of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 78,292 people, with 42.2% woman, and 57.8% men.

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Occupations

42.7k
2022 Value
−43.2%
1 Year decline
± −43.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −43.2%, from 75.2k employees to 42.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,434 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,609 people), and Cashiers (1,398 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

42.7k
2022 Value
−43.2%
1 Year decline
± −43.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −43.2%, from 75.2k employees to 42.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,063 people), Farming (2,838 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,641 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,649
Median earning men ± $2,034
$30,202
Median earning women ± $1,888

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($75,118), Public Administration ($63,545), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,305).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,740), Public Administration ($39,783), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,183).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ awarded 1,816 degrees. The student population of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,274 male students and 4,909 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are Hispanic or Latino (1,367 and 75.3%), followed by White (284 and 15.6%), Unknown (72 and 3.96%), and Black or African American (37 and 2.04%).

The largest universities in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Arizona Western College (1,601 and 88.2%) and Regional Center for Border Health (215 and 11.8%).

The most popular majors in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ are General Studies (914 and 50.3%), Medical Office Assistant (88 and 4.85%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (72 and 3.96%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 8,183 students enrolled in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ, 40% men and 60% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 5,180 records, of which 62.1% were women and 37.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 348 degrees awarded
  2. 65 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was General Studies with 348 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,601 degrees awarded
  2. 215 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arizona Western College with 1,601 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 640 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ, which is 0.544 times less than the 1,176 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,367 degrees mean that there were 4.81 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 284 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,760) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.23% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.63% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (24.2k), Some college (22.2k), and Secondary Education (18k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was $179,300 in 2022, which is 0.636 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $148,900 to $179,300, a 20.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ is 64.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 17.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ is $57,636. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

Property

$179,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,812
$27,458
Median Property Taxes
±$1,324

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Rent vs Own

64.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.5% of the housing units in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,636
Median Household Income
± $1,536
42.6k
Number of Households
± 1,694

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.6k households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ grew to $57,636 from the previous year's value of $52,563.

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Wage Distribution

0.411
2022 Wage GINI in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ
0.417
2021 Wage GINI in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was 0.411 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.38% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.44%)

In 2022, 77.2% of workers in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (6.44%).

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Commute Time

17.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.965% of the workforce in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ (18.1k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.6% of the population of Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 33.3% on employee plans, 25.7% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 4.05% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.1% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 30.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
33.3%
Employer Coverage
25.7%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
4.05%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yuma County--Yuma City PUMA, AZ declined by 5.46% from 13.1% to 12.4%.

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