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Tacna, Arizona
Tacna, AZ post office, ZIP Code 85352
Tacna, AZ post office, ZIP Code 85352
Location in Yuma County and the state of Arizona
Location in Yuma County and the state of Arizona
Tacna, Arizona is located in the United States
Tacna, Arizona
Tacna, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Yuma
 • Total 1.92 sq mi (4.98 km2)
 • Land 1.92 sq mi (4.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
351 ft (107 m)
 • Total 425
 • Density 221.12/sq mi (85.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST (no DST))
ZIP code
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-71790
GNIS feature ID 1759214

Tacna is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yuma County, Arizona, United States. The population was 555 at the 2000 census, and 602 as of 2010. It is part of the Yuma Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Tacna is located at 32°41′45″N 113°57′47″W / 32.69583°N 113.96306°W / 32.69583; -113.96306 (32.695927, -113.962997).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 555
2010 602 8.5%
2020 425 −29.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 555 people, 194 households, and 149 families in the CDP. The population density was 294.3 people per square mile (113.4/km²). There were 281 housing units at an average density of 149.0/sq mi (57.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 67% White, 1% Black or African American, 1% Native American, 1% Asian, 25% from other races, and 6% from two or more races. 51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 194 households 37% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66% were married couples living together, 7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23% were non-families. 18% of households were one person and 9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.25.

The age distribution was 30% under the age of 18, 8% from 18 to 24, 26% from 25 to 44, 19% from 45 to 64, and 17% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median household income was $25,556 and the median family income was $26,354. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,197. About 22% of families and 25% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34% of those under age 18 and 14% of those age 65 or over.

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