El Mirage has a wide selection of land for commercial development. Many parcels are situated near heavy traffic areas and access to residential areas lacking in available amenities. El Mirage has taken steps to encourage development through infrastructure improvements and waving impact fees. Current and projected population growth, available workforce, and access to the Greater Phoenix market and beyond make El Mirage a great location for your business.


With average commercial electric costs at 5 to 7 cents per kilowatt-hour, El Mirage, AZ offers a utility cost savings to large electrical power users.


Arizona Public Service |

Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company. APS generates safe, affordable and reliable electricity for more than 1.1 million retail and residential customers in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties. By 2030 we expect to add 750,000 new customers, an increase of more than 65%. We plan to meet those customers’ needs through innovation and excellent service. APS Solutions for Business program offers incentives to any size business to reduce energy consumption. APS also offers financial incentives to residential and commercial customers who add renewable energy systems to their home or business. In addition, possible federal and state tax credits may apply for commercial customers with both up-front and production based incentives depending on the system’s size and renewable technology installed.

Natural Gas

Southwest Gas |

Southwest has approximately 2,200 employees who serve approximately 1.9 million customers in Arizona, Nevada and portions of California. The company added 17,000 customers in 2012.


City of El Mirage |

The Water Division delivers potable drinking water to the entire City of El Mirage and the original town site of the City of Surprise. Exceptional water quality is maintained every day exceeding all regulatory requirements with an average daily production rate varying from 3.5 to 6.0 million gallons per day.


City of El Mirage |

The Wastewater Division operates the wastewater treatment plant and collections system. This includes operation of the City’s groundwater recharge facility located directly adjacent to the treatment plant. The groundwater recharge facility provides credit used to offset the City’s groundwater withdrawal. The average daily sewage flow through the collection system and into the treatment plant is approximately two million gallons per day.


Cox Communications |

The Phoenix metropolitan area hosts one of the top five regional fiber-optic deployments in the U.S. with over 156,000 route miles of fiber-optic network capacity.


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