Quality of Life

Nogales has beautiful weather, quality schools, abundant outdoor activities and a family friendly environment. Those are the qualities that make Nogales a great place to live, work, and play!


With a unique history and heritage mingling the two cultures of Mexico and the United States, families of Nogales enjoy stunning reddish mountain views and a low cost of living. Sperling’s Best Places living indices indicate that Nogales’ total cost of living on food, housing, utilities, transportation, health and miscellaneous items scores 83.7 compared to a US average cost of living at a score of 100. The score below 100 means Nogales, AZ is less expensive than the US average. Housing in Nogales is very affordable—ranking 48 on a national average scale of 100.

Nogales has beautiful weather, quality schools and outdoor parks for families

Nogales is a vibrant and warm community with a multi-cultural flare


Family Friendly

A vibrant community with a multi-cultural flare, Nogales is a welcoming town filled with beautiful Sonoran-style architecture, unique shops, restaurants, golf courses, nine parks, and a wide range of community amenities. ranked Nogales one of the best towns in Arizona in which to raise a family. Related to quality-of-life, the 2015 Law Street Media report indicated that Nogales did not even rank in the top 30 list of Arizona’s most violent cities.


Residents can take pleasure in the beauty of several state parks and recreation areas located close to Nogales and numerous vineyards within the Sonoita-Elgin Wine Country. The Nogales International Airport sports a 7200 ft. runway and terminal with a customs facility. Carondolet Holy Cross Hospital offers a wide range of quality health care services to area residents.

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