Cochise County Courthouse
|US state :||Arizona|
|Administrative headquarters :||Bisbee|
|Residents :||131,346 (2010)|
|Population density :||8.2 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||16,107 km²|
|Water surface :||128 km²|
|Website : www.co.cochise.az.us|
The name of the county formed on February 1, 1881 goes back to Cochise , one of the most famous leaders of the Chiricahua - Apaches during the Indian Wars of the 19th century, who lived in an Indian reservation in the area from 1871 and died here in 1874.
86 buildings and sites in the county are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) (as of May 2, 2020), including Fort Huachuca , the Tombstone Historic District , the Phelps Dodge General Office Building and five other properties have National status Historic Landmarks .
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According to the 2000 census , Cochise County's population was 117,755. There were 43,893 households and 30,768 families. The population density was 7 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 76.66% White, 4.52% African American, 1.15% Native American, 1.65% Asian, 0.26% Pacific Islander, and 12.05% other races Groups; 3.72% were from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 30.69% percent of the population.
Of the 43,893 households, 32.00% percent had children and adolescents under the age of 18 living with them. 55.10% percent were married couples living together, 11.10% percent were single mothers, 29.90% percent were non-families. 25.30% are single households and 10.10% have someone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.
For the entire county, the population was composed of 26.30% of residents under 18 years of age, 9.30% between 18 and 24 years of age, 26.00% between 25 and 44 years of age, and 23.70% between 45 and 64 years of age 14.70% were 65 years of age or over. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.60 males, and for every 100 females aged 18 and over there were 101.20 males.
The median income for a household in the 32,105 USD , and the median income for a family was 38,005 USD. Males had a median income of $ 30,533 versus $ 22,252 for females. The per capita income was $ 15,988. 17.70% of the population and 13.50% of families are below the poverty line. 25.80% of them are under 18 years of age and 10.40% are 65 years of age or older.
Places in Cochise County
There are seven parishes in Cochise County, including six cities and one town . For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau maintains 14 census-designated places that are subordinate to the county and are not self-governing. Like the Unincorporated Communities, these are unincorporated areas.
- GNIS-ID: 25442. Retrieved on February 22, 2011 (English).
- Charles Curry Aiken, Joseph Nathan Kane: The American Counties: Origins of County Names, Dates of Creation, Area, and Population Data, 1950-2010 . 6th edition. Scarecrow Press, Lanham 2013, ISBN 978-0-8108-8762-6 , p. 64.
- Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Arizona. National Park Service , accessed May 2, 2020.
Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed May 2, 2020.
Weekly List on the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed May 2, 2020.
Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: Arizona. National Park Service , accessed May 2, 2020.
- Extract from Census.gov . Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Excerpt from factfinder.census.gov.Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Extract from census.gov.Retrieved March 31, 2012