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Time Zone: Yuma County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Wray is the Seat for Yuma County.

Yuma County was founded March 15, 1889 and was created by taking area from WashingtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yuma had a population of 9,734 people. This is a decrease of 1.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,841 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yuma represented 0.23% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 37th most populous county (out of 64 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,043+2.05%+3.17% since 2009
20099,734-1.09%+1.19% since 2008
20089,620-2.25%+0.42% since 2007
20079,580-2.65% 
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20009,841The Last Census

More information can be found on the Yuma County Census Page for Yuma County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Yuma County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Yuma County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Yuma   3,2873,285  
Wray   2,1302,1872.61% decrease  
Eckley   2692783.24% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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