Yuma, Arizona 

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+2.9% since 2020

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Best Places to Live in Yuma, Arizona

Yuma, Arizona is an incredible city located in southwestern Arizona. It's known for its gorgeous desert views, diverse culture, and vibrant nightlife. Visitors can take advantage of outdoor activities like visiting Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park or going for a walk at Picacho State Recreation Area to explore the local area. History enthusiasts can visit places like Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area or Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden to gain insight into local history. After exploring, sample delicious food from restaurants like Hot Dogs & Fries or El Charro Mexican Food & Pizza. With so much to offer, Yuma is an excellent place to visit for an unforgettable experience! Small desert city - Southwest corner of Arizona along the Colorado River and California border, 25 miles north of Mexican border .
State: Arizona
County: Yuma County
Metro Area: Yuma Metro Area
City: Yuma
Zip Codes: 85364 85365
Cost of Living: -8.5% lower
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 138 ft above sea level

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Yuma, Az Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About Yuma Metro Area

Yuma is located at the extreme southwest corner of Arizona where the state borders California just north of the Mexican border. A true oasis in the desert, Yuma was originally settled as a crossing point at the Colorado River for California settlers. Today, the dry desert climate is the main attraction. Yuma, one of the driest and sunniest places in the country, averages almost 300 days of sunshine each year.


The unemployment rate in Yuma is 8.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yuma jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Yuma's cost of living is 8.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Yuma's Cost of Living

March, November and February are the most pleasant months in Yuma, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Yuma county remained moderately Republican, 52.1% to 46.0%. More Voting Stats

Yuma's population is 95,154 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Yuma is Real Estate: $279,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.3%.

Yuma public schools spend $6,078 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Yuma. More Education

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Housing Market in Yuma

It's a good time to buy in Yuma. Home Appreciation is up 11.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Yuma is $279,400.
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Reviews for Yuma   48 Reviews
Retired and became summer birds in the north! - 1/28/2020
Retired here and it is a great place in many ways. The biggest drawback I have found is the cost and lack of medical care. Its not that far to PHX to get the care you... Read More

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Not a Good Experience - 9/30/2018
First let me confess that I lived in Yuma for about a year several decades ago. I was raised in NY and have lived & worked in several states & cities, most recently in... Read More

John - 3/25/2018
I am moving to Yuma sometime this year for a new job. I am looking for a place to live that is safe for 1 person. Does anyone have some... Read More

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