Nogales-Nogales, Arizona

The Nogales POE serves as the main gateway for travelers from throughout much of Sonora, including residents of Hermosillo, heading to Nogales, Tucson and Phoenix for a shop-cation. Thus, the volume of traffic at this crossing, as well as the regional economic impact, far exceeds expectation for a community the size of Nogales.

Nogales, Sonora is 10 times the size of Nogales, Arizona, with a population of over 220,000, thus providing the largest percentage of total retail sales in Nogales, Arizona.

The maquiladora industry drives the economy in Nogales, pushing the industrial sector to over 60% of the total economic output.