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Oro Valley Lifestyle
Oro Valley, located just to the north of Tucson, Arizona, is a family-oriented community with spectacular mountain views, superior schools, and impressive city services. The town is continuing to expand and has been ranked as among the safest in Arizona. Oro Valley prides itself on offering residents and visitors a variety of cultural and recreational experiences. The outdoors is one of the most popular recreational escapes due to the incredible weather year-round. Art is celebrated in Oro Valley, which hosts an annual contest known at “Art in Oro Valley” as well as the Oro Valley Festival of the Arts.
Business and Industry in Oro Valley
When it comes to business, Oro Valley is diverse. It is home to some of the best four-star resorts, a wide variety of retailers and is known as a hub for bioscience and high-tech industries. Oro Valley includes resort employers such as the Sheraton El Conquistador and the Oro Valley Country Club. Honeywell, Securaplane, Sanofi pharmaceuticals, Sigma Technologies International and Ventana Medical Systems are part of the growing biomedical and high-tech sectors, most of which are located in the town’s blossoming Innovation Park. Oro Valley promotes local businesses through its Shop Oro Valley program and its Oro Valley Business Navigator online.
Oro Valley Statistics
Located in Pima County about six miles to the northwest of Tucson, Oro Valley is home to more than 41,000 people within its 35.5 square miles. Incorporated in 1974, Oro Valley has an elevation of 2,600 feet and boasts average daytime temperatures ranging from the low 30’s in the winter with highs in the 100’s in the summer. On average, annual precipitation is 11 inches. The median household income in Oro Valley is $74,015 and residents spend 2.5% on city sales tax. The median age of residents in Oro Valley is 49 years old, making it a great place for both families and retirees to live.
Oro Valley Activities and Attractions
Oro Valley provides a variety of recreational opportunities and attractions to suit visitors and residents of all ages.
Catalina State Park – Offers beautiful, pine-covered mountains, called “La Iglesia” by Spaniards due to their church-like appearance. It is home to a plentitude of flora and fauna and is the second most visited state park in Arizona. It offers an equestrian center, hiking trails, restrooms, picnic facilities and more.
Picacho Peak State Park – A short drive from Oro Valley, this park is incredible to visit especially during the spring months when visitors are greeted by a sea of wildflowers. The park surrounds a 1,500-foot peak and includes ramadas, hiking trails, a visitor’s center with exhibits and a gift store, restrooms and picnic areas.
For some other attractions in or around Oro Valley, you may want to check out the Old Tucson Studios, San Xavier Mission, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Monument West, and Biosphere 2, a model of the Earth’s eco-system.
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