Cochise County, Arizona

Cochise County: County in Arizona, United States

About

Cochise County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, the population was 131,346 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 127,450 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bisbee. The county was created 143 years ago in 1880.

Cochise County locator map
Location of Cochise County on Arizona map.

Quick Facts about Cochise County

Population : 127,450 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
Area : 16107 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : Cochise
Altitude : 4,252 feet / 1296 meters
Capital : Bisbee
Establishment : January 01, 1881
Time Zone : America/Phoenix
Local time : 05:07:21 (15th July 2024)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.06% (2010-2020)
Cochise County courthouse  Bisbee  Arizona image
Cochise County courthouse Bisbee Arizona
Cochise County courthouse  Bisbee  Arizona image

Geography

Cochise County is located at 31°52'46"N 109°45'4"W (31.8795700, -109.7511400). It has 6 neighbors: Agua Prieta, Hidalgo County, Graham County, Greenlee County, Pima County and Santa Cruz County.

Cochise County map

The largest city of Cochise County is Sierra Vista with a population of 43,948. Other cities include, Douglas population 16,458, Bisbee population 5,154, Benson population 4,890 and Willcox population 3,508. See all Cochise County cities & populated places.

Cochise County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cochise County.

City Name Population Title
Sierra Vista 43,948 A city in Cochise County, Arizona.
Douglas 16,458 City in Cochise County, Arizona, United States
Bisbee 5,154 City in and county seat of Cochise County, Arizona, United States
Benson 4,890 City in Arizona
Willcox 3,508 City in Cochise County, Arizona, United States
Whetstone 2,617 Census-designated place in Cochise County, Arizona
Pirtleville 1,744 Census-designated place in Cochise County, Arizona
Huachuca City 1,734 Town of the United States
Tombstone 1,310 City in Arizona, USA

Cochise County has 6 neighbours.

  • Bisbee

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cochise County decreased by 3.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 131,346 - census
2011 133,097 1.32% estimation process
2012 132,017 -0.82% estimation process
2013 129,578 -1.88% estimation process
2014 127,314 -1.78% estimation process
2015 126,454 -0.68% estimation process
2016 125,686 -0.61% estimation process
2017 124,864 -0.66% estimation process
2018 126,411 1.22% estimation process
2019 125,922 -0.39% estimation process
2020 127,450 1.2% estimation process

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People born in Cochise County (2)

People born in Cochise County, including soccer goalkeeper Luis Robles, communist Charles Cornell, .

List

Arizona Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Maricopa County 4,579,081 County in Arizona, United States
Phoenix 1,708,127 The fifth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Pima County 1,061,175 County in Arizona, United States
Tucson 553,571 The second most populous city in Arizona and the center of the Tucson metropolitan area.
Mesa 528,159 The fourth most populous city in Arizona and the center of the Mesa metropolitan area.
Pinal County 480,828 County in Arizona, United States
Chandler 265,398 The second most populous city in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Scottsdale 262,647 The fourth most populous city in Arizona and the center of the Scottsdale metropolitan area.
Gilbert 257,658 The fifth most populous city in Arizona.
Glendale 255,307 The second most populous city in Arizona.
Yavapai County 240,226 County in Arizona, United States
Yuma County 217,824 County in Arizona, United States
Mohave County 217,206 County in Arizona, United States
Maryvale 208,189 Urban village in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Tempe 200,402 The third most populous city in Arizona.
Peoria 179,872 The second most populous city in Maricopa County, Arizona.