Demographics

Show Low is the largest city in the White Mountains and is one of the fastest growing cities in northern Arizona.  The city proper has a population of nearly 12,000 residents, but, Show Low’s trade area population numbers over 146,000.  Seasonal spikes in the population from tourism activity and the second home market causes the trade area population to swell to well over 170,000.  Show Low is experiencing dynamic growth as its population has increased 40% since 2000.

The Show Low Area population is diverse in terms of its racial makeup.

Show Low Area Population by Ethnicity
(75 Mile Radius)

 

 

White

68.2%

Black

1%

Native American

20.8%

Asian or Pacific Islander

0.6%

Other Race

6.7%

Two or More Races

2.7%

Hispanic Origin

16.7%

 

 


 

 

 

The Show Low Area population by gender is well-balanced.  50.3% of the population is female and 49.7% is male.

 

City of Show Low Population

 

 

 

 

Population

Change

2003

8,337

 

2004

8,727

4.7%

2005

9,133

4.7%

2006

9,604

5.2%

2007

10,288

7.1%

2008

10,879

5.7%

2009

10,762

-1.1%

2010

10,666

-0.9%

2011

10,699

0.3%

2012

10,826

1.2%

     

Average Annual Growth

 

2.9%

Growth 2003 - 2012  

30%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




The Show Low Area population is young and dynamic as 58% are under the age of 45 and the median age is 37.6 years.  The population is also well-educated as over 83% are high school educated and 25% are college educated.  Over 51% of the population has some college experience.   


Both per capita and household incomes are on the rise by a total of 22.3% and 25.8% respectively since 2000.


 

HOME - News Room - Government - Living - Visitors - Business

Profile - Departments - Public Information - Facilities - Employment - City 4 TV - Links - Calendar - Contact Us
City of Show Low, Arizona, 180 North 9th Street, Show Low, AZ 85901 - Webmail - Calendar Administration

copyright by City of Show Low, Arizona

City seal