Somerton Yuma County, Arizona

Somerton: City in Arizona, United States

About

Somerton is a city located in the county of Yuma in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,287. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,716 inhabitants.

The city was created 124 years ago in 1897.

Somerton Quick Facts

Population : 16,716 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Yuma County
Postal code : 85350
Phone Area Codes : 928
Water as percent of area : 0.14%
Land as percent of area : 99.86%
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1898 (124 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 13:38:57 (6th October 2022)
Population growth : 14.53% (2010-2020)
Somerton locator map
Location of Somerton on Arizona map.
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Supermarket Somerton AZ
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Geography

Somerton is located at 32°35'47"N 114°42'35"W (32.5964400, -114.7096800).

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Demographics

The population of Somerton increased by 14.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,287 - census
2011 14,660 2.54% estimation process
2012 14,780 0.81% estimation process
2013 15,043 1.75% estimation process
2014 15,336 1.91% estimation process
2015 15,572 1.52% estimation process
2016 15,871 1.88% estimation process
2017 16,285 2.54% estimation process
2018 16,455 1.03% estimation process
2019 16,554 0.6% estimation process
2020 16,716 0.97% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 43,045
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 45,276
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 45,308
April 1, 2010 Population : 43,888
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.0%
People over 65 (%) : 19.2%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 77.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.4%
Asians alone % : 4.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.7%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 25.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 57.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 8,404
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.3%

Somerton zip code is 85350. County name: Yuma, County fips: 04027

Algodones Land Grant, Somerton

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $172,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,298
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $364
2015-2019 median gross rent : $938
2015-2019 Households : 17,497
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 91,301
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 237,244
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,768
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 686,505
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,811
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,585
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,487
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,233
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 894
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 927
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 365
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,612
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 417
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,454
2010 population per square mile : 288.2
2010 land area in square miles : 152.27
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 94,641
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $127,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,144
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $341
2015-2019 median gross rent : $839
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,290
2015-2019 Households : 73,098
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.79
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 307,540
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 794,097
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 884,322
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,995,974
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,979
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,243
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,758
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 3,113
2019 total employment : 45,290
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,678,203
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 9,896
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 10,846
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,529
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,298
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,749
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,476
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 839
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,265
2010 population per square mile : 35.5
2010 land area in square miles : 5,513.99
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $73,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $882
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $326
2015-2019 median gross rent : $570
2015-2019 Households : 3,007
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 116,805
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 157,870
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,476
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $19,616
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,183
Percentage of people living in poverty : 41.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 727
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 473
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 163
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 232
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 450
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 55
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 621
2010 population per square mile : 1,849.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.02

People born in Somerton (1)

American politician Regina Romero was born in Somerton

Schools in Somerton

College & universities near Somerton, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
487889 Regional Center for Border Health Somerton (AZ) 85350

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Somerton, AZ

Code Name Address Type
YUM Yuma 281 Gila Street RAIL

Post offices near Somerton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Somerton Post Office Somerton (AZ) 85350

Other cities in Yuma County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yuma County , AZ.

City Name Population Title
Yuma 99,811 City in and county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States
San Luis 31,520 Town in Yuma County, Arizona, United States
Fortuna Foothills 28,135 Census designated place
Wellton 3,163 Populated place in Yuma County, Arizona

Distance to Other Cities

Somerton distances to largest Arizona cities