City Profile

Show Low’s major economic influences are tourism and regional service provision.  The City has no property tax, no bed tax and the sales tax rate is among the lowest in Arizona.  The City Council has committed to taking a proactive approach in managing the growth of the community while maintaining the high quality of life enjoyed by its residents.
 
The growth is administered by the Planning and Zoning Department of the City.  Assistance is also available through the Arizona Commerce Authority.  Anyone interested in pursuing economic development opportunities should call 928-532-4124 or go to www.showlowaz.gov/econdev.
 

City of Show Low Statistics
 

Incorporated

1953

County

Navajo County

Elevation

6,412 feet above sea level

Population

10,660 (2010 census)

 

30,000 (seasonal estimate)

Land Area

65 square miles

Miles of Streets

182

Average Min. Temperature

37.6 degrees

Average Max. Temperature

65.9 degrees

Annual Precipitation

17.2”

Number of Households

4,368 (2010 ESRI)

Median Age

39.4 (2010 ESRI)

Average Home Selling Price

$215,350 (2011 WMAR MLS)

Median Household Income

$42,858 (2010 ESRI)

Community College

1

High School (grades 9-12)

1

Junior High School (grades 6-8)

1

Primary Schools (grades K-5)

2

Charter Schools (grades K-12)

2

Charter School (grades K-6)

1

College Graduates

25%

City Park Acreage

429

Tennis Courts

4

Golf Courses

2 Public (5 within 20 mile radius)

Museums

3

Shopping Centers

4

Hospital Beds

100

Hotels

14 with 700 rooms

R.V. Spaces

1,400

Conference Facilities

7 (seating capacity = 1,600)

Outdoor Amphitheaters

4

Office Complexes

20

Industrial Parks

3

Major Industries

Tourism, Recreation, Light Manufacturing, Forest Products, Medical Services, Aviation.

Fire Stations

2

Police Stations

1

City Employees

120

Airport

2 Runways (longest is 7,200 feet)

Radio Stations

6

Newspapers

2

Television Stations

2

 Sources: 2010 Census, City of Show Low; 2010 ESRI Corporation; White Mountain Association of Realtors, 2011.


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