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Yuma, Arizona

Cost-of-Living:  Below the national average

Yuma is located in extreme southwestern corner of Arizona, 20 miles north of the Mexican border, and has a population of roughly 86,000 people, 32% of whom are age 45 or better.  

This is a spot for people who enjoy hot, dry weather as Yuma is one of the hottest cities in the U.S.  It is also considered the sunniest place on earth.

Summers are characterized by hot days and cool nights.  174 days with temperatures above 90 degrees each year.  Average July temperature is 107 degrees.   Winters are very mild; the average January temperature is 69 degrees.   Sunny 242 days a year.  Average annual precipitation is 3 inches.