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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,875
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+4,057
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,244
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,669

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,943
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$810
Median House Value$136,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
German19.7%
Irish13.8%
English11.4%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque4.9%
Norwegian3.9%
Swedish3.2%
Polish2.6%
Portuguese1.7%
Czech1.4%
Scottish1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Lithuanian1%
Danishn0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
African0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Show Low Almanac

CategoryValue
County Navajo County
Standard Zip Codes85901
P.O. Box Zip Codes85902, 85911
Phone Area Codes928
Time ZoneAmerica/Shiprock
Approximate Latitude34.23
Approximate Longitude-110.07

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)

StationSHOW LOW AP
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp37 to 66 F
Jul Temp59 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip18.1 inches
StationMC NARY 2 N
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp19 to 43 F
Apr Temp30 to 58 F
Jul Temp52 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 62 F
Annual Precip28.4 inches
StationSNOWFLAKE
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 49 F
Apr Temp33 to 69 F
Jul Temp56 to 90 F
Oct Temp36 to 71 F
Annual Precip12.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Snowflake5,643$53,036
Taylor4,153$58,681

Show Low Public Libraries

Show Low Public Library
181 NORTH 9TH STREET
Show Low, Arizona
(928) 532-4070

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Show Low Hospitals

Summit Healthcare Association
(Non-profit)
2200 E Show Low Lake Rd
(928) 537-4380

Show Low Public Schools

Jefferson Academy Of Advanced Learning
40 South 11th Street
ZIP: 85901
Other
Total Enrollment 97
Linden Elementary School
1009 School House Lane
ZIP: 85901
Primary
Total Enrollment 192
Nikolaus Homestead Elementary School
500 W. Old Linden Rd
ZIP: 85901
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Sequoia Choice - Village
982 Full House Lane
ZIP: 85901
High
Total Enrollment 85
Sequoia Village School
982 Full House Lane
ZIP: 85901
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Show Low High School
500 W. Old Linden Rd.
ZIP: 85901
High
Total Enrollment 747
Show Low Junior High School
761 E. Mcneil
ZIP: 85901
Middle
Total Enrollment 582
Whipple Ranch Elementary School
1350 N. Central Avenue
ZIP: 85901
Primary
Total Enrollment 569
White Mountain Institute
500 W. Old Linden Rd.
ZIP: 85901
High
Total Enrollment 22
Wmi On Line
500w. Old Linden Rd.
ZIP: 85901
High
Total Enrollment 15

Show Low Private Schools

American Indian Christian Misson School
924 Mission Ln # 1
ZIP: 85901
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
Mountain Christian School
3171 E Show Low Lake Rd
ZIP: 85901
Elementary
Total Enrollment 79
St Anthony Catholic School
1400 E Owens St
ZIP: 85901
Elementary
Total Enrollment 100
St Anthony School
1400 E Owens
ZIP: 85901
Elementary
Total Enrollment 92
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