Quality of Life & Agriculture

Quality of Life


Southwestern Arizona is widely acclaimed for its natural amenities, climate, cultural diversity, and unique recreational activities. Strong family values, culture, and low cost of living make San Luis one of the most enjoyable small cities in the country. Located on the Colorado River just 90 miles from the ocean, Yuma County embodies all these natural qualities which make it a great place to live and work. In all, more than 660 acres of parks, athletic complexes, and trails are available in the region for public use. 

San Luis, Arizona is a small city bordering the Mexican border with its sister city of San Luis Rio Colorado in Mexico. 75 miles south of San Luis Border, you will find El Golfo de Santa Clara, a remote sea city that offers recreational driving, sailing, swimming, and all types of restaurants.

San Luis Neighborhood

City Features

In San Luis, you have the pleasure of owning your own home at affordable prices in comparison with the rest of the county. The area has excellent education ranging from infant care to higher education at Arizona Western College. San Luis has a fair number of recreational parks for outdoor activities, the city also has a Cultural Center that offers the San Luis residents a various amount of activities.


As of 2002, there were 531 farms in Yuma County, producing on 231,125 acres of land. Agri-business is the major economic driver in Yuma County, contributing $1.3 billion dollars annually to the regional economy. From research and development, to growing and harvesting, to processing, packaging, and distribution, the agri-business industry cluster is fully developed and impacts nearly every other sector in the area.

Additional Information

For more information, check out the Arizona Commerce Authority's Profile on San Luis (PDF).