KAWC's Lou Gum speaks with the Yuma County Recorder on the upcoming November election on Arizona Edition. In 2018, Yuma, AZ had a population of 95.6k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $47,702. Yuma’s unique location can make it challenging to get additional resources into the area when needed. With a population of over 100,000 and approximately 80,000 visitors in the winter months, Yuma is the largest city in Arizona outside the metro Phoenix area and Tucson. "This year is definitely going to be different for several different reasons," Morgan said. The Colorado River winds through rugged mountain canyons, feeds numerous lakes and channels, making sure that the creatures of the desert have a place to quench their thirst or clean their feathers. Breathe in the desert air and you'll understand why Yuma, AZ is a destination like no other. Living close to the Mexican border offers a great opportunity for multi-cultural and international business opportunities as well as short trips to some of Mexico's beautiful beaches. Full demographic report of Yuma, AZ population including education levels, household income, job market, ethnic makeup, and languages. At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, Yuma International Airport lost up to 80 percent of its load capacity and saw dramatic changes to airport operations, according to Airport Director Gladys Brown. Yuma is Arizona’s 11 th largest city with a population of 92,000, and the biggest population center outside metro Phoenix and Tucson. Phoenix Area - An estimated 84,000 winter residents lived in Phoenix area. Winter Gardens Senior Coop-Yuma Winter Gardens Senior Coop-Yuma AZ (Yuma County)'s average house value is $122,016 with each household having an average income of $35,153. The Yuma Proving Ground and Marine Corps Air Station Yuma are vital to the nation's defense. As the seat of Arizona's state capital, Maricopa County is also the In Yuma, 59.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The centers still in operation are at 38-percent capacity, according to Nicole Newhouse, Chief Executive Officer at the Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC). The wonderfully temperate winter climate with temperatures in the low 70's makes this a popular destination for snowbirds. Yuma offers a variety of recreational activities and cultural attractions. Cultural facilities, community events and outdoor activities, extensive retail and hospitality venues, all combine to make Yuma a popular spot. Winter visitors favorite activities are antique shows, arts and crafts bazaars, seminars, health fairs, home shows, banquets, concerts, a diverse selection of restaurants, shopping boutiques, and dances. Winter Gardens Senior Coop-Yuma AZ (Yuma County), has a population of approximately 6,394,519 with an average of 1 people in each of the 2,381,696 households. Visit Yuma estimates that Canadians make up 30-35 percent of Yuma's Winter visitors. "We have an industry on the brink of collapse," - Nicole Newhouse, Chief Executive Officer at the Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC). The population of the city was 77,515 at the 2000 census, with a 2008 Census Bureau estimated population of 90,041. "Borders are still closed for non-essential travel and when that order expired recently it was extended another 30 days," Morgan explained on Arizona Edition. "Everyone in the industry is trying to figure out what else we need to do to make it safe to fly, make it safe to use our facilities and then get people to slowly be reintroduced to what we remember prior to March of 2020," said Airport Director Gladys Brown. Each year tens of thousands of winter visitors escape the cold and head to Yuma whether it's by RV, hotel, or residency the impact of visitors is noticed throughout the city's economy. Population of Yuma County (year-round) is 94,361 with an additional 91,000 snow bird population in the winter months. Outdoor activities include hiking the deserts, dune buggying, mountain biking, and boating on the soothing waters of the Colorado River. The clean air affords residents and visitors alike a year round vista of surrounding rugged mountains. We have reviews of the best places to see in Yuma. Yuma's Parks and Recreation Department oversees the operation and maintenance of 13 parks, 7 athletic complexes, 3 recreation centers, 3 swimming pools, 3 tennis complexes and 2 golf courses. The population density of Yuma County, AZ was 38 in 2018. In addition to thousands of seasonal farm workers, Yuma County’s total population of around 200,000 supports about 33,000 people aged 65 or better—that’s right around 17 percent, for those that are counting (the national and There are many hunting and fishing opportunities in Yuma. Yuma Quartermasters Depot State Historic Park, Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. It is the desert transformed by water. Soak in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year-perfect for outdoor activities. * Yuma Ponds (Fortuna Lake, Council Ave. Pond, Yuma West Wetlands Pond, Redondo Lake, PAAC Pond) Rating: Good The fishing in all Yuma-area community fishing waters should be good this winter, though there will be Yuma is is in the Sonoran Desert just west of the Gila and Colorado River confluence. The population of Yuma doubles in the winter because of the snowbirds who flock here - some 90,000 of them and many from Ontario! Mule Deer and Desert Bighorn Sheep can be found in surrounding areas. It is 550% greater than the overall U.S. average. This by no means stresses the infrastructure, but it does stress the year round residents Yuma’s largest industry is agriculture, followed by the military and tourism. Attainment % 9 years or less 13.1 Hispanic 56.9