Yuma Proving Ground Army Base

Yuma, Arizona

Included zipcodes 85364 85365 85366 85367 85369

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Yuma Proving Ground is a United States Army facility and one of the largest military installations in the world. Situated in southwestern La Paz County and western Yuma County in southwestern Arizona, U.S., approximately 30 miles north-east of the city of Yuma, the proving ground is used for testing military equipment and encompasses 1,307.8 square miles in the northwestern Sonoran Desert. The proving ground conducts tests on nearly every weapon system in the ground combat arsenal. Munitions and artillery systems are tested here in an area almost completely removed from urban encroachment and noise concerns. Restricted airspace controlled by the test center amounts to over 2,000 square miles . Over 3000 people, mostly civilian, work at the proving ground. It is a major economic player in Yuma County, with an economic impact of over $430 million annually. Yuma Proving Ground is the largest single employer of civilians in the county.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Aztec High School
9 - 12 Public
Educational Opportunity Center
9 - 12 Public
Amerischools Academy - Yuma
KG - 8 Public
Desert View Academy
KG - 6 Public
Harvest Preparatory Academy
KG - 12 Public
Carpe Diem Collegiate High School Dba Carpe Diem E
6 - 12 Public
Southeast Region
1 - 12 Public
Yuma County Sheriffs Office-jail
9 - 12 Public
Crane Middle School
6 - 8 Public
H L Suverkrup Elementary School
PK - 6 Public
Ronald Reagan Fundamental School
KG - 6 Public
Valley Horizon Elementary School
KG - 6 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Yuma

1683 S Arizona Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364

Navy Federal Credit Union Yuma

MCAS Yuma Corner of Martini and Hart St.
Yuma, AZ 85365

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

965 Quilter Street
Yuma, AZ 85365

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Cities Near Yuma Proving Ground Army Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fortuna Foothills 9.9 miles 27,181 $121,500 $1,246
Wall Lane 10.3 miles 754 $203,800 $622
Winterhaven 10.9 miles 151 N/A $543
Gadsden 14.0 miles 714 $110,200 $569
San Luis 12.0 miles 30,139 $114,600 $572
Avenue B and C 10.6 miles 4,059 $30,200 $631
Somerton 8.8 miles 14,679 $120,500 $661
Wellton 19.8 miles 2,934 $58,300 $685
Donovan Estates 10.8 miles 1,351 $87,800 $719
El Prado Estates 7.6 miles 337 $106,700 $879

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