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Yuma County, Colorado

310 Ash St Suite F
Wray, CO 80758
Phone: (970) 332-5809
Fax: (970) 332-5919
www.yumacounty.net

On eastern border of CO, east of Denver; organized Mar 15, 1889, from Washington County. Name Origin: For the Yuma Indian tribe. The name, given to the tribe by the Spanish, may mean 'children of the sun' or may come from the Spanish umo 'smoke.'

Area (sq mi):: 2369.10 (land 2365.79; water 3.30) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 9,789 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 9,841 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 12.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,005; median household $33,169; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,742-$26,707
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Yuma County, Arizona

198 S Main St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 329-2104
Fax: (928) 329-2001
www.co.yuma.az.us

In southwestern corner of AZ; original county; organized Dec 21, 1864 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Yuma Indian tribe, who lived principally along the Colorado River. The name, given to the tribe by the Spanish, may mean 'son of the captain' or may come from the Spanish umo 'smoke.'

Area (sq mi):: 5518.96 (land 5514.09; water 4.87) Population per square mile: 32.90
Population 2005: 181,277 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 49.70% Population 2000: 160,026 (White 44.30%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 50.50%; Asian 0.90%; Other 28.50%). Foreign born: 24.00%. Median age: 33.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,802; median household $32,182; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,509-$19,158
Unemployment (2004): 15.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -9.00% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Yuma County seat (83,322)
  • San Luis (20,539)

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