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Overview

Introduction to Show Low, Arizona

Show Low, Arizona, in Navajo county, is 113 miles SE of Flagstaff, Arizona and 118 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona.

Show Low History

Show Low was established in 1870 and was officially incorporated in 1953. In 2002, the Rodeo - Chediski forest fire forced evacuations in Show Low.

Show Low and nearby Attractions

  • Tonto National Monument Museum
  • Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
  • Show Low Historial Society Museum
  • Museum of Astrogeology
  • Lyman Lake State Park
  • Bear Wallow Wilderness

Things To Do In Show Low

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Silver Creek Golf Club, the Torreon Golf Club and the Snowflake Municipal Golf Course. The Tonto National Monument Museum and the Museum of Astrogeology provide interesting insight into the area's history.

Show Low Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International is the nearest major airport.

Show Low Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Mesa Community College, Central Arizona College and the Northland Pioneer College.

People

Total Population 10,768
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,856
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,497
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $769
Median House Value $123,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.1%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 15.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Show Low Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 113 miles SE of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona
County Navajo
Standard Zip Codes 85901
P.O. Box Zip Codes 85902, 85911
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.254
Longitude -110.029

Show Low Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHOW LOW AP
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 18.1 inches
Station MC NARY 2 N
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station SNOWFLAKE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 49 F
Apr Temp 33 to 69 F
Jul Temp 56 to 90 F
Oct Temp 36 to 71 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Show Low, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Shumway (85901)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Snowflake 5,604 $61,146
Taylor 4,118 $54,658

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Show Low Hospitals

NAVAPACHE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
2200 SHOW LOW LAKE RD
(928) 537-4375
Emergency Service: Yes

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Show Low High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SHOW LOW HIGH SCHOOL
500 W. OLD LINDEN RD.
928-537-6200
A Title I School.
Serves 816 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.1

WINSLOW HIGH SCHOOL
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 737 students.

SHOW LOW HIGH SCHOOL - SATELLITE CAMPUS
500 WEST OLD LINDEN ROAD
A Vocational School
A Title I School.
Serves 629 students.

HOLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL (SATELLITE CAMPUS)
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 522 students.

PAYSON HIGH SCHOOL
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 514 students.

ALCHESAY HIGH SCHOOL
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 372 students.

ST. JOHNS HIGH SCHOOL
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 265 students.

SEQUOIA VILLAGE SCHOOL
982 FULL HOUSE LANE
928-537-1208
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 191 students.

JOSEPH CITY HIGH SCHOOL (SATELLITE CAMPUS)
1001 WEST DEUCE OF CLUBS
A Vocational School
Serves 131 students.

WHITE MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE
500 W. OLD LINDEN RD.
928-537-6200
A Title I School.
Serves 103 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 36.8

JEFFERSON ACADEMY OF ADVANCED LEARNING
40 SOUTH 11TH STREET
928-537-5432
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 52 students.

NORTHERN AZ ACADEMY FOR CAREER DEV. - SHOW LOW
1233 B FAWNBROOK DRIVE
928-537-7412
A Charter School.
A Title I School.

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