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Agricultural and ranching community
Yuma is a city in Yuma County.
The community was named for a teamster who died while working on the railroad
The latitude of Yuma is 40.122N. The longitude is -102.724W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,144 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,269.
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31% of Yuma residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yuma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yuma was $14,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Yuma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Yuma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $724.
Libraries in Yuma include Yuma Public Library ... View libraries
Yuma County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yuma political report.
The average commute time for Yuma workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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