Yavapai County, AZ

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2022 Population
237,830
1.73% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
54.5
0.554% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.3%
1.13% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,430
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$354,300
19.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
94,954
2.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Yavapai County, AZ had a population of 238k people with a median age of 54.5 and a median household income of $62,430. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Yavapai County, AZ grew from 233,789 to 237,830, a 1.73% increase and its median household income grew from $56,170 to $62,430, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yavapai County, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.73%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.94%), Other (Hispanic) (4.12%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.03%).

None of the households in Yavapai County, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.8% of the residents in Yavapai County, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yavapai County, AZ are Yavapai College (1,966 degrees awarded in 2022), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott (555 degrees), and Prescott College (352 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Yavapai County, AZ was $354,300, and the homeownership rate was 73.1%.

Most people in Yavapai County, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Yavapai County, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Yavapai County, AZ is home to a population of 238k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.76% of Yavapai County, AZ residents were born outside of the country (16.1k people).

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (187k people) in Yavapai County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k White (Hispanic) and 11.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Yavapai County, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Yavapai County, AZ was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yavapai County, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    187k ± 498
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.6k ± 1.51k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.35k
15.2%
Hispanic Population
36.1k people

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (187k people) in Yavapai County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k White (Hispanic) and 11.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.2% of the people in Yavapai County, AZ are hispanic (36.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    500,763 ± 16,756 people
  2. India
    40,959 ± 4,955 people
  3. Canada
    39,634 ± 4,874 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 500,763 Arizona residents, followed by India with 40,959 and Canada with 39,634.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.76%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.1k people
6.58%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.4k people

As of 2022, 6.76% of Yavapai County, AZ residents (16.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Yavapai County, AZ was 6.58%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,417 ± 885
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,564 ± 621
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,425 ± 426

Yavapai County, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Yavapai County, AZ employs 95k people. The largest industries in Yavapai County, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,195 people), Retail Trade (12,191 people), and Construction (9,666 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($98,029), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,701), and Finance & Insurance ($65,270).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,270. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

95k
2022 Value
± 2,785
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 4.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yavapai County, AZ grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 92.6k employees to 95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yavapai County, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,416 people), Sales & Related Occupations (10,941 people), and Management Occupations (8,514 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yavapai County, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

95k
2022 Value
± 2,785
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 4.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yavapai County, AZ grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 92.6k employees to 95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yavapai County, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,195 people), Retail Trade (12,191 people), and Construction (9,666 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yavapai County, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Yavapai County, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,199
Median earning men ± $2,051
$33,064
Median earning women ± $1,345

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($75,243), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,927), and Information ($53,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,500), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,300), and Manufacturing ($46,607).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,029
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,324
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,215
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Yavapai County, AZ went to Donald J. Trump with 63.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.46%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Yavapai County, AZ awarded 2,873 degrees. The student population of Yavapai County, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,506 male students and 5,622 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yavapai County, AZ are White (1,848 and 65.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (509 and 17.9%), Unknown (185 and 6.51%), and Two or More Races (131 and 4.61%).

The largest universities in Yavapai County, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Yavapai College (1,966 and 68.4%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott (555 and 19.3%), and Prescott College (352 and 12.3%).

The most popular majors in Yavapai County, AZ are General Studies (782 and 27.2%), General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (129 and 4.49%), and Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (125 and 4.35%).

The median tuition cost in Yavapai County, AZ for private four year colleges is $36,468.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Yavapai County, AZ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,128 (49.5% men and 50.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,128 students enrolled in Yavapai County, AZ, 49.5% men and 50.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,049 records, of which 51.6% were women and 48.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 36 degrees awarded
  2. 366 degrees awarded
  3. 87 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yavapai County, AZ was General Business with 36 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Yavapai County, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,966 degrees awarded
  2. 555 degrees awarded
  3. 352 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Yavapai College with 1,966 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,307 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yavapai County, AZ, which is 0.835 times less than the 1,566 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,848 degrees mean that there were 3.63 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 509 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($36,468) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,489) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,160) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yavapai County, AZ was $354,300 in 2022, which is 1.26 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $295,400 to $354,300, a 19.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Yavapai County, AZ is 73.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Yavapai County, AZ have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yavapai County, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Yavapai County, AZ is $62,430. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Yavapai County, AZ was Census Tract 6.08 with a value of $72,610, followed by Census Tract 13 and Census Tract 17.03, with respective values of $69,276 and $68,348.

In 2022, 17% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Yavapai County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.21%.

Property

$354,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,237
$77,893
Median Property Taxes
±$2,330

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yavapai County, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.1% of the housing units in Yavapai County, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6.08
  2. Census Tract 13
  3. Census Tract 17.03

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yavapai County, AZ was Census Tract 6.08 with a value of $72,610, followed by Census Tract 13 and Census Tract 17.03, with respective values of $69,276 and $68,348.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Yavapai County, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,430
Median Household Income
± $1,633
107k
Number of Households
± 2,863

In 2022, the median household income of the 107k households in Yavapai County, AZ grew to $62,430 from the previous year's value of $56,170.

The following chart displays the households in Yavapai County, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yavapai County, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11%)
  3. Carpooled (9.94%)

In 2022, 73.9% of workers in Yavapai County, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11%) and those who carpooled to work (9.94%).

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yavapai County, AZ have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.86% of the workforce in Yavapai County, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Yavapai County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.21%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yavapai County, AZ (28.8k out of 233k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yavapai County, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.2% of the children was living in poverty in Yavapai County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 10.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 300 in Yavapai County, AZ. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 31.8 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.1% of the population of Yavapai County, AZ has health coverage, with 31.4% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 23.6% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 2.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Yavapai County, AZ see 1729 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.13% increase from the previous year (1693 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1492 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 491 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,729 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yavapai County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Yavapai County, AZ see an average of 1,729 patients per year. This represents a 2.13% increase from the previous year (1,693 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.1% under 18 years, 14.3% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 32.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
31.4%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
23.6%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
2.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yavapai County, AZ grew by 2.86% from 10.6% to 10.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 58.5 in Yavapai County, AZ.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 27.8% in Yavapai County, AZ.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.8% in Yavapai County, AZ.

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