About Oro Valley

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 Oro Valley is located in northern Pima County approximately three miles north of the Tucson city limits. Nestled between the Catalina and Tortolita mountain ranges, the town sits at an elevation of 2,620 feet and covers more than 36 square miles.

Incorporated in April 1974 and home to more than 47,070, the Town of Oro Valley employs the council-manager form of municipal government. Oro Valley is administered by a seven-member Town Council.

View the town's 2021 marketing brochure! 
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Awards and Recognition

 

Climate

CLIMATE
When it comes to climate, Oro Valley is one of the sunniest, most comfortable places in the country. Our climate delivers average high temperatures of 83.4 degrees and average lows of 53.8 degrees.

Find adventure with fantastic destinations for nearby daytrips. Go boating, water skiing and fishing at one of several lakes, each within a two-hour drive. In the winter, Mount Lemmon—only 60 minutes away in the Santa Catalina Mountains—offers a great downhill skiing challenge for all ages and levels.

 

Demographics

DEMOGRAPHICS
Residents in Oro Valley enjoy an upscale lifestyle and our population is balanced across all age segments. Projections indicate continued, healthy growth. Per capita income is among the highest of any community in Arizona.

For details about Oro Valley's demographics, go to our Census data page