Area 2000 2013 2016
Snowflake  4,460 5,576 5,798
Navajo County 97,470 107,322 110,413
Arizona 5,130,632 6,634,997 6,835,518

Source: Arizona Commerce Authority and U.S. Census Bureau

Major Employers

Employer Industry
Novo Power BioPower
Copperstate Farms Agribusiness
Smithfield Agribusiness
Northland Pioneer College Education
Snowflake Unified School District Education
Town of Snowflake Government

Labor Force Data – 2016

Type Snowflake Surrounding Areas
Civilian Labor Force 2,213 20,455
Unemployed 75 1,444
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 15.2%

Source: Arizona Commerce Authority

Sales Tax Rates

Type Amount
City *2.00%
County 0.83%
State 5.60%

*Please visit AZ Department of Revenue for a complete list of TPT rate tables.

Property Tax Rate

Please visit Navajo County Assessor for up to date information.
Snowflake does not assess a local property tax. 


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