Yuma is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 97,093 people and 52 constituent neighborhoods, Yuma is the 12th largest community in Arizona.
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Yuma, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.71 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Yuma citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.15% of adults 25 and older in Yuma have a college degree.
The per capita income in Yuma in 2018 was $27,993, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,972 for a family of four. However, Yuma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Yuma is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yuma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Yuma, accounting for 59.82% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Yuma residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Yuma include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
Yuma also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.98%.
The most common language spoken in Yuma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.