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Yuma Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Yuma Area is 201,453. The Yuma Area population density is 36.50 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 57.56 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Yuma Area is white, which represent 76.88% of the total population. The average Yuma Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 201,453. #211

Population Density, #693

Yuma Area
36.50 per square mile
57.56 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:154,867 (76.88%, #645)
Black:4,123 (2.05%, #567)
Hispanic:122,270 (60.69%, #21)
Asian:2,428 (1.21%, #362)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,904 (1.44%, #157)
One Race, Other:32,075 (15.92%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5,056 (2.51%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:117,174 (95.83%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,367 (1.12%, see rank)
Cuban:192 (0.16%, see rank)
Central American:1,035 (0.85%, see rank)
South American:431 (0.35%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:228 (9.39%, see rank)
Chinese:246 (10.13%, see rank)
Filipino:659 (27.14%, see rank)
Japanese:184 (7.58%, see rank)
Korean:242 (9.97%, see rank)
Vietnamese:569 (23.43%, see rank)
Asian, Other:300 (12.36%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

184,004 (91.34%) out of the total population of 201,453 reported first ancestry.

 Yuma Area% of the Total PopulationArizonaU.S.
Arab3270.16%, see rank0.50%0.56%
Czech5190.26%, see rank0.41%0.47%
Danish6000.30%, see rank0.67%0.42%
Dutch1,6270.81%, see rank1.39%1.40%
English12,2386.07%, see rank8.70%8.02%
French3,4991.74%, see rank2.96%3.34%
German17,5328.70%, see rank14.39%15.03%
Greek3740.19%, see rank0.34%0.41%
Hungarian3180.16%, see rank0.43%0.46%
Irish11,8175.87%, see rank9.50%10.80%
Italian3,2681.62%, see rank4.32%5.52%
Norwegian2,5111.25%, see rank1.75%1.42%
Polish1,9750.98%, see rank2.41%3.01%
Portuguese2820.14%, see rank0.25%0.44%
Russian4130.21%, see rank0.81%0.92%
Scotch-Irish9870.49%, see rank0.86%0.99%
Scottish1,8990.94%, see rank1.84%1.72%
Subsaharan African2510.12%, see rank0.51%0.95%
Swedish1,7330.86%, see rank1.54%1.27%
Swiss3020.15%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian2810.14%, see rank0.22%0.31%
American9,6714.80%, see rank5.21%7.12%
Welsh7970.40%, see rank0.64%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 102,508 (50.88%, see rank)
Females: 98,945 (49.12%, see rank)

Yuma Area
Male: 50.88%
Female: 49.12%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Yuma Area
33.60 years old
36.50 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Yuma Area
32.20 years old
35.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Yuma Area
35.60 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Yuma Area% of the Total PopulationArizonaU.S.
Under 5 years15,1537.52%, see rank6.72%6.36%
5 to 9 years14,5667.23%, see rank6.92%6.51%
10 to 14 years15,3117.60%, see rank6.95%6.59%
15 to 19 years15,7177.80%, see rank6.93%6.85%
20 to 24 years16,9478.41%, see rank7.19%7.13%
25 to 34 years26,16812.99%, see rank13.33%13.47%
35 to 44 years22,65011.24%, see rank12.64%12.96%
45 to 54 years22,62911.23%, see rank12.81%14.09%
55 to 64 years19,3439.60%, see rank11.66%12.29%
65 to 74 years17,9188.89%, see rank8.52%7.64%
75 to 84 12,3266.12%, see rank4.60%4.25%
85 years and over2,7251.35%, see rank1.73%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Yuma AreaArizonaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population123,759, 100%4,284,776209,056,129
Less Than High School34,992, 28.27%, see rank14.11%13.67%
High School Graduate31,356, 25.34%, see rank24.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree40,117, 32.42%, see rank34.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree11,491, 9.28%, see rank17.13%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,803, 4.69%, see rank9.97%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.22, see rank13.5013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Yuma Area ArizonaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten6,18186.35%13.65%76.80%23.20%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)23,95595.52%, see rank4.48%, see rank93.55%6.45%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)13,05895.83%, see rank4.17%, see rank93.98%6.02%90.60%9.40%
College10,34391.84%, see rank8.16%, see rank86.81%13.19%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,31067.40%, see rank32.60%, see rank65.70%34.30%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Yuma AreaArizonaU.S.
Total Households69,915, 100%2,387,246116,211,092
Average Household Size2.77, see rank2.692.63
1 Person Households12,676, 18.13%, see rank27.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households57,239, 81.87%, see rank72.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)54,094, 77.37%, see rank65.74%66.22%
Average Family Size3.23, see rank3.403.32
Married-Couple Family40,370, 57.74%, see rank47.63%48.42%
Nonfamily Households15,821, 22.63%, see rank34.26%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Yuma Area%ArizonaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total156,423see rank5,211,077252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over79,715100%, see rank2,570,191123,281,364
Never Married24,83931.16%, see rank36.00%35.77%
Married46,04157.76%, see rank50.64%52.04%
Widowed2,2932.88%, see rank2.57%2.57%
Divorced6,5428.21%, see rank10.79%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over76,708100%, see rank2,640,886129,692,771
Never Married18,12923.63%, see rank28.84%29.48%
Married45,16258.88%, see rank48.81%49.19%
Widowed6,5098.49%, see rank8.48%9.16%
Divorced6,9089.01%, see rank13.87%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Yuma Area%ArizonaU.S.
Native149,50374.21%, see rank86.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence69,89334.69%, see rank38.39%58.73%
Born in Different State76,27137.86%, see rank46.89%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3,3391.66%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Foreign Born51,95025.79%, see rank13.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship19,9729.91%, see rank5.17%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship31,97815.87%, see rank8.29%7.09%
Born In Europe1,1810.59%, see rank1.26%1.53%
Born In Asia1,7380.86%, see rank2.43%3.82%
Born In Africa890.04%, see rank0.37%0.55%
Born In Oceania1120.06%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America45,25022.46%, see rank8.72%6.83%
Born In Northern America3,5801.78%, see rank0.63%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Yuma Area%ArizonaU.S.
English34,02748.67%, see rank73.10%79.39%
Spanish33,93848.54%, see rank19.32%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8471.21%, see rank2.92%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages7301.04%, see rank2.13%3.36%
Other3730.53%, see rank2.53%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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