Income/capita 28%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 44%
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Income per capita$21,468$26,686$29,829
Median household income$44,216$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,744$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,799$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$30,243$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$19,509$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Yuma is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Yuma is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Yuma is 44% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Yuma is 22% higher than the national average

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      Yuma employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%10.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.8%14.5%
      Public administration14.6%8.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%1.2%
      Education, health & social services11.3%35.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,826$49,42210.7%
      Padre Ranchitos, AZ225$44,53119.5%
      Gadsden, AZ558$38,39330.6%
      Donovan Estates, AZ1,435$37,76331.7%
      Somerton, AZ14,866$34,31838.0%
      Yuma, AZ93,704$44,21620.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Roswell, GA93,968$84,95953.6%
      Federal Way, WA93,986$58,8556.4%
      Quincy, MA93,349$64,89017.3%
      Yakima, WA93,338$40,95126.0%
      Spokane Valley, WA93,322$47,56714.0%
      Yuma, AZ93,704$44,21620.1%
      Source: The Yuma, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).