Cochise County, Arizona


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This asset inventory is a project of Cochise County Economic Development

Cochise County, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Communities

Cities & Towns

Sierra Vista, Douglas, Bisbee, Benson, Willcox, Huachuca City, Tombstone

Unincorporated Places

Bowie, Dragoon, Elfrida, McNeal, Mescal, Miracle ValleyNacoPalominasPirtleville, Sierra Vista Southeast, St. David, San Simon, Sunizona, Whetstone


Population Estimates and Projections

2017:  128,383

2020:  132,547

2030:  141,122

2040:  148,998

2050:  157,897

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Age Groups

Under 5:  6.5%

5 to 9:  6.2%

10 to 14:  6.3%

15 to 19:  7.0%

20 to 24:  6.3%

25 to 29:  6.8%

30 to 34:  5.8%

35 to 39:  5.6%

40 to 44:  5.6%

45 to 49:  6.4%

50 to 54:  7.0%

55 to 59:  6.8%

60 to 64:  6.6%

65 to 69:  5.7%

70 to 74:  4.4%

75 to 79:  3.2%

80 to 84:  2.2%

85 and over:  1.8%

Median age (years):  39.7

16 years and over:  79.7%

18 years and over:  77.0%

21 years and over:  72.7%

62 and over:  21.2%

65 and over:  17.3%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Race & Ethnicity

White:  78.5%

Black or African American:  4.2%

American Indian & Alaska Native:  1.2%

Asian:  1.9%

Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander:  ​0.3%

Some other race (including 2 or more races): 13.9%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race):  32.4%

Source: US Census Bureau (Census 2010)


Income

Median Household Income:  $45,383

Per Capita Income:  $23,757

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  6.2%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  7.2%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  23.2%

Some college (no degree):  29.2%

Associate’s degree:  ​11.0%

Bachelor’s degree:  14.8%

Graduate or professional degree:  8.4%

High school graduate or higher:  86.6%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  23.2%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Poverty

Individuals:  18.9%

Families:  14.9%

Children:  26.9%

Seniors:  11.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

Cochise County, Arizona

Labor Force & Unemployment

Civilian Labor Force (2017):  49,372

Unemployment Rate (2017):  5.6%

Source: Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity


Workforce (by occupation)

Management, business, science & arts:  33.8%

Service:  25.7%

Sales & office:  23.2%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  10.1%

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​7.2%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  3.9%

Construction:  5.3%

Manufacturing:  3.9%

Wholesale trade:  1.3%

Retail trade:  ​11.0%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  4.1%

Information:  1.5%

Finance, insurance, real estate, rental & leasing:  3.8%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 12.0%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  22.5%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  10.7%

Other services (except public administration):  4.0%

Public Administration:  15.9%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  60,401

Occupied housing units:  81.5%

Vacant housing units:  18.5%

Owner-occupied:  67.8%

Renter-occupied:  ​32.2%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  3.6%

Rental vacancy rate: 14.5%

Median home value:  $140,700

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,122

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  30.0%

Median gross monthly rent:  $790

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  48.0%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)


Average Travel Time to Work

19.5 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2012-2016)

 

Cochise County, Arizona

Business Sites

Available Commercial Property

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations

Parcel Map (GIS)

 

Cochise County, Arizona

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Things to Do

Libraries

Golf

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Incentives, Taxes & Regulation

Arizona Incentives

Business Taxes

Individual Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Worker’s Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Sales Tax (TPT)

Property Tax

Minimum Wage


Census Data

Census QuickFacts

Cochise County Census Library

 


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