El Mirage Community Profile

City of El Mirage Gateway Park

The Arizona Commerce Authority publishes community profiles which give a statistical view of the city at the time the profile was written. Click on this link to see the 2017 community profile of El Mirage.

We all know that statistics do not give a full picture of a community. The information provided can be helpful, but there is so much more to El Mirage than can be captured by a dry statistical report.

Whether you are looking for your first home or a million dollar estate on an acre lot, El Mirage has it all. Lawyers, doctors, teachers and nurses all call El Mirage home. And we’re home to a nationally recognized retirement community, the Pueblo El Mirage Golf Resort.

We have a well-deserved reputation as a modern, business-driven suburb northwest of Phoenix with the ability to attract new residents and companies in a very competitive economic development environment. Over the last several years our goal has been to create a community that provides our residents the opportunity to purchase any good or service without having to leave our city limits.

We’re also keeping our city on the forefront of growth. Strategic planning for the future is constantly underway. The City is committed to aggressively improving infrastructure and public safety to keep up with growth, in order to provide the best services and programs to residents and businesses.

El Mirage Fast Facts

  • Year Founded: 1937
  • Year Founded: 1937
  • Year Incorporated: 1951
  • Elevation: 1,126
  • Planning Area: 7,193 acres
  • Close to Freeways 303,101, and US 60
  • Average Daily Traffic Counts on major corridors between 30,000 to 45,000
  • Population: 31,767 2010 Census
  • Median age: 28.1
  • Median Household Income 2009: $48,641
  • Average daily water production rate: 3.5 to 6 million gallons per day
  • Annual average rainfall: 8.9 inches
  • Annual sunshine days: 310
  • Average temperatures (high/low):
    • January 67/40
    • April 85/53
    • July 106/78
    • October 88/57