The City of Yuma is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Yuma County, Colorado, United States. The population was 3,524 at the 2010 census.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1 square mile (2.6 km2), of which, 1 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.41% is water. Yuma is 27 miles away from its closest city Wray, Colorado.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,285 people, 1,275 households, and 847 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,350.6 people per square mile (522.0/km2). There were 1,393 housing units at an average density of 572.7 per square mile (221.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.39% White, 0.09% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 7.06% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.47% of the population.
There were 1,275 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.17.
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