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85364, 85365, 85366, 85367, 85369

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Yuma is approximately 86,070 (2004), 93064 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 22,689 (1990), 30714 (2010).

The amount of land area in Yuma is 107.86 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.174 sq kilometers.
The distance from Yuma to Washington DC is 2235 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 164 miles. (as the crow flies)
Yuma is positioned 32.67 degrees north of the equator and 114.62 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Yuma elevation is 137 - 200 feet above sea level.
Yuma median income is $34,600.

The Yuma median home price is $72,000.

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Yuma location: in extreme southwestern Arizona on the border with California not far from the Mexico border.

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Climate & Weather

Yuma average annual rainfall is 2.94 inches per year
Yuma average temperature is (January) 65 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 53.5 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 87.3 degrees F.
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Yuma history:

Father Eusebio Francisco Kino first saw the Yuma Crossing as a way to enter California. It was a century later when another priest, Father Francisco Garces, rediscovered the crossing in his own search for a route by land to California. Two missions were established here in 1779 by Father Garces. During the last major uprising by the Yuma Indians, Father Garces and all the settlers were killed in a raid. Again the crossing faded away. It wasn't until Kit Carson, the famous cowboy, discovered it once again 50 years later that the crossing became a permanent settlement during the time of the California Gold Rush in the late 1840's.

You may find a brief History of Yuma on this page, along with other basic Yuma facts. More history information about early Yuma.
The settling of Yuma: 1779
The founding of Yuma: 1849
The incorporation date of Yuma: Village of Yuma - July 11, 1876 - A.F. Finlay, Mayor
Town of Yuma April 6, 1902 - R.S. Patterson, Mayor
City of Yuma Incorporated - April 7, 1914 - John H. Shanssey, Mayor

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Yuma attractions:

Yuma is the third fastest growing area in the United States!

Attractions in the Yuma area.

This page is on the military in Yuma and the area.

The Marine Corps Air Station - Yuma
Public Affairs: 928-269-2275

The Yuma Proving Grounds
Post Telephone Locator: (928) 328-2151

Yuma Territorial Prison State Park
Giss Parkway & Prison Hill Road
Phone: (928) 783-4771

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Yuma economy: The economy is based mostly in agriculture and tourism, but the economic base appears to be spreading out into other sectors in recent years.

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