Cochise County

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Cochise County, Arizona

1415 W Melody Ln
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: (520) 432-9200
Fax: (520) 432-5016
www.co.cochise.az.us

In southeastern corner of AZ; organized Feb 1, 1881 (prior to statehood) from Pima County. Name Origin: For the famous Chiricahua Apache chief (c. 1812-74), who conducted raids against the U.S. after brutal treatment by U.S. Army officers and surrendered in 1871

Area (sq mi):: 6218.77 (land 6169.45; water 49.32) Population per square mile: 20.40
Population 2005: 126,106 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 20.60% Population 2000: 117,755 (White 60.10%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 30.70%; Asian 1.60%; Other 17.20%). Foreign born: 12.30%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,988; median household $32,105; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,734-$23,217
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sierra Vista (40,820)
  • Douglas (16,706)

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