Show Low, AZ

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
107,110
0.47% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
25.5%
0.19% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$50,335
9.13% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$165,600
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
33,969
0.0913% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Show Low, AZ had a population of 107k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $50,335. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Show Low, AZ grew from 106,609 to 107,110, a 0.47% increase and its median household income grew from $46,126 to $50,335, a 9.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Show Low, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (41.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.23%), Other (Hispanic) (3.04%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.99%).

None of the households in Show Low, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Show Low, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Show Low, AZ are Northland Pioneer College (574 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Show Low, AZ was $165,600, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%.

Most people in Show Low, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Show Low, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Show Low, AZ borders Flagstaff, AZ, Payson, AZ, and Safford, AZ.

Population & Diversity

Show Low, AZ is home to a population of 107k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.31% of Show Low, AZ residents were born outside of the country (2.47k people).

In 2022, there were 1.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.9k people) in Show Low, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Show Low, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Show Low, AZ was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Show Low, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.9k ± 126
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    44.6k ± 460
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.53k ± 741
11.9%
Hispanic Population
12.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.9k people) in Show Low, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.9% of the people in Show Low, AZ are hispanic (12.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Show Low, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    500,763 ± 16,756 people
  2. India
    40,959 ± 4,955 people
  3. Canada
    39,634 ± 4,874 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 500,763 Arizona residents, followed by India with 40,959 and Canada with 39,634.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people
2.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.68k people

As of 2022, 2.31% of Show Low, AZ residents (2.47k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Show Low, AZ was 2.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,536 ± 343
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,041 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,003 ± 263

Show Low, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Show Low, AZ employs 34k people. The largest industries in Show Low, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,513 people), Educational Services (5,126 people), and Retail Trade (4,141 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,096), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,496), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,154).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,270. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

34k
2022 Value
± 1,395
0.0913%
1 Year growth
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Show Low, AZ grew at a rate of 0.0913%, from 33.9k employees to 34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Show Low, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,003 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,099 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,880 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Show Low, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34k
2022 Value
± 1,395
0.0913%
1 Year growth
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Show Low, AZ grew at a rate of 0.0913%, from 33.9k employees to 34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Show Low, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,513 people), Educational Services (5,126 people), and Retail Trade (4,141 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Show Low, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Show Low, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,355
Median earning men ± $2,615
$30,114
Median earning women ± $2,137

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,962), Information ($60,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,404).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,979), Public Administration ($41,806), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 929
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 375
    Retail Trade
  3. 347
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Show Low, AZ awarded 574 degrees. The student population of Show Low, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 991 male students and 1,749 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Show Low, AZ are White (323 and 56.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (138 and 24%), Hispanic or Latino (92 and 16%), and Unknown (12 and 2.09%).

The largest universities in Show Low, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Northland Pioneer College (574 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Show Low, AZ are Welding Technology (157 and 27.4%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (61 and 10.6%), and General Studies (56 and 9.76%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,740 students enrolled in Show Low, AZ, 36.2% men and 63.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,115 records, of which 55.8% were women and 44.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Show Low, AZ was General Studies with 56 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Show Low, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
574 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northland Pioneer College with 574 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 302 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Show Low, AZ, which is 1.11 times more than the 272 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 323 degrees mean that there were 2.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 138 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,948) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($480) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Show Low, AZ was $165,600 in 2022, which is 0.587 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $145,700 to $165,600, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Show Low, AZ is 72.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Show Low, AZ have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Show Low, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Show Low, AZ is $50,335. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Show Low, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

Property

$165,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,955
$27,163
Median Property Taxes
±$1,050

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Show Low, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Show Low, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.3% of the housing units in Show Low, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Show Low, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

The following map shows all of the counties in Show Low, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,335
Median Household Income
± $2,034
37.6k
Number of Households
± 1,380

In 2022, the median household income of the 37.6k households in Show Low, AZ grew to $50,335 from the previous year's value of $46,126.

The following chart displays the households in Show Low, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Show Low, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Carpooled (9.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.02%)

In 2022, 76% of workers in Show Low, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.87%) and those who worked at home (8.02%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Show Low, AZ have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.61% of the workforce in Show Low, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Show Low, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Show Low, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Show Low, AZ (26.6k out of 104k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Show Low, AZ is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.5% of the population of Show Low, AZ has health coverage, with 28% on employee plans, 33.2% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 9.33% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arizona in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.5%
Uninsured
28%
Employer Coverage
33.2%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
9.33%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Show Low, AZ grew by 0.373% from 14.5% to 14.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Show Low, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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