A $3.2 Billion/year agribusiness industry forms the foundation of Yuma County. Yuma’s Agribusiness sector is responsible for supplying the United States with 80% of its winter, leafy vegetables while also being the largest producer of crops in Arizona.

Yuma is home to two of the largest military installations in the country. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is the nation’s premier ground and weapons testing facility. Marine Corps Airstation- Yuma is the country’s foremost Marine Air Base.

Home to Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson Controls, Shaw Carpets, Associated Materials, and International Paper, Yuma, Arizona has become a strategic location for prominent manufacturing operations on the west coast.

Located on the border of four states and two countries, Yuma is a natural transportation hub with over 52 million consumers within a one day truck haul east/west via Interstate 8 or north/south via US Highway 95.

The Quality Jobs through Renewable Industries program is designed to stimulate new investments in manufacturing and of renewable energy companies, including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal and other renewable technologies.

Yuma, Arizona boasts a seamless border region with our partners to the south in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. The communities on both sides of the border share workforce and resources to make for strong industrial and logistics sectors.

 

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  • Yuma-Mexicali Manufacturers Forum Bi-National Partnership

    Yuma-Mexicali Manufacturers Forum Bi-National Partnership Yuma, Arizona, with strategic logistics and manufacturing processes, is a key location for Mexicali industrial activities, due to its dynamic local economy, quality living standard, tax incentives and labor force of 190,000. Mayor of Yuma, … read more

  • Welcome Almark To Yuma

    Land Sale For Food Processing Facility OK’d By Yuma City Council By Matt Harding, Yuma Sun staff writer  Dec 21, 2016 Hard-boiled eggs headlined the Yuma City Council’s Wednesday night meeting. That is, council approved the sale of a property … read more

  • YUHSD college-going rate on par with U.S. average

    Feb 11, 2017 Updated Feb 13, 2017 By Amy Crawford, YumaSun Staff Writer Nearly 70 percent of Yuma Union High School District’s seniors are heading to college in the months following graduation, according to data from the Arizona Board of Regents. “It … read more

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  • Population Under 40

    27%

  • Labor Force

    190,000

  • Bilingual Population

    48%