Cochise County, Arizona


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Cochise County, Arizona

ASSET INVENTORY

Population Estimates and Projections

2018:  130,319

2025:  131,146

2035:  130,686

2045:  130,240

2055:  130,378

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:  $47,847

Per Capita Income:  $24,896

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Educational Attainment

Less than 9th grade:  5.6%

9th to 12th grade (no diploma):  7.3%

High school graduate (includes equivalency):  23.0%

Some college (no degree):  29.1%

Associate’s degree:  ​11.4%

Bachelor’s degree:  14.8%

Graduate or professional degree:  8.9%

High school graduate or higher:  87.1%

Bachelor’s degree or higher:  23.6%

Note. Population 25 years old and over. Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Poverty

Individuals:  18.1%

Families:  14.3%

Children:  25.9%

Seniors:  10.8%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

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:  34.4%

Service:  24.3%

Sales & office:  24.1%

Natural resources, construction & maintenance:  10.1%

Production, transportation & material moving:  ​7.2%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Workforce (by industry)

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting & mining:  3.4%

Construction:  6.0%

Manufacturing:  3.8%

Wholesale trade:  1.6%

Retail trade:  ​11.4%

Transportation, warehousing & utilities:  4.2%

Information:  1.2%

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

Professional, scientific, management, administrative & waste management services: 12.8%

Educational services, health care & social assistance:  21.5%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation & food services:  9.9%

Other services (except public administration):  4.1%

Public Administration:  16.6%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Housing Units

Total housing units:  60,653

Occupied housing units:  81.1%

Vacant housing units:  18.9%

Owner-occupied:  68.9%

Renter-occupied:  ​31.1%

Homeowner vacancy rate:  4.0%

Rental vacancy rate: 14.1%

Median home value:  $144,400

Median monthly homeowner cost:  $1,140

Homeowners paying 30% or more of income for housing:  28.4%

Median gross monthly rent:  $805

Renters paying 30% or more of income for housing:  46.7%

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)


Average Travel Time to Work

20.5 min

Source: US Census Bureau (American Community Survey, 2013-2017)

Cochise County, Arizona

Business Sites

Available Commercial Property

Development Services (Planning & Zoning)

Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Regulations

Parcel Map (GIS)


Hospitality

Hotels

Restaurants


Education

K-12

Cochise County School Superintendent

Higher Education

Cochise College

University of Arizona South

Wayland Baptist University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Utilities

Electricity

Arizona Public Service (APS)

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-op (SSVEC)

Natural Gas

Southwest Gas

Telecommunications

CenturyLink

Valley Telecom

Cox

Internet Service Providers


Financial Services

Armed Forces Bank

Bank of America

BBVA Compass Bank

JP Morgan Chase

National Bank of Arizona

Washington Federal

Wells Fargo

Western Bank

American Southwest Credit Union

Cochise Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union

Southeastern Arizona Federal Credit Union

Vantage West Credit Union

Cochise County, Arizona

Quality of Life

Weather and Climate

Homes for Sale

Canyon Vista Medical Center

Copper Queen Community Hospital

Northern Cochise Community Hospital

Copper Queen Medical Associates (Douglas Medical Complex)

Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc.

Physicians

Dentists

Things to Do

Libraries

Golf


Transportation

Major Metro Markets

Tucson (74 mi)

Phoenix (189 mi)

Commercial Airports

Tucson International Airport (70 mi)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (184 mi)

General Aviation Airports

Benson Municipal Airport

Bisbee Municipal Airport

Bisbee-Douglas International Airport

Cochise College Airport

Cochise County Airport

Douglas Municipal Airport

Sierra Vista Municipal Airport

Tombstone Municipal Airport

Express Shipping Providers

FedEx

UPS


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


Communities

Municipalities

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

Census Designated Places

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


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