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Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona
Location in Cochise County and the state of Arizona
Location in Cochise County and the state of Arizona
Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona is located in the United States
Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona
Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Cochise
 • Total 110.91 sq mi (287.26 km2)
 • Land 110.89 sq mi (287.21 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
 • Total 14,428
 • Density 130.11/sq mi (50.24/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST (no DST))
FIPS code 04-66845
GNIS feature ID 2408736

Sierra Vista Southeast, often referred to as Hereford or Nicksville, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. The population was 14,797 at the 2010 census. It includes the neighborhoods Ramsey Canyon, and Sierra Vista Estates within its boundaries.


Sierra Vista Southeast is located at 31°29′18″N 110°13′56″W / 31.48833°N 110.23222°W / 31.48833; -110.23222 (31.488261, -110.232126).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 112.3 square miles (290.8 km²), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 9,237
2000 14,348 55.3%
2010 14,797 3.1%
2020 14,428 −2.5%

As of the census of 2010, there were 14,797 people in the CDP. The population density was 131.8/sq mi. There were 6,394 housing units at an average density of 56.9/sq mi (20.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 69.1% White, 1.8% Black or African American, 1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 5.1% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. 17.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,392 households, out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 27.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,170, and the median income for a family was $51,858. Males had a median income of $38,346 versus $26,115 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,702. About 5.4% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.


Cochice Connection provides bus connections between Douglas, Bisbee, and Sierra Vista, with a stop in Nicksville.

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