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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy FY 2019/20 - FY 2024/24

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.

  • Median age is 49.8
  • 96.8% have high school diplomas or higher
  • 52.2% have a bachelor’s degree or higher

Town of Oro Valley
Source: 2010 Census data and 2015 American Community Survey data

  • Population: 45,184
  • Number of households: 19,295
  • Median home value: $276,600
  • Median household income: $79,458
  • Per capita income: $39,397
  • Land area in square miles: 36 square miles
  • Person per square mile: 1,154.4 persons/sq mi

For more information, view the Arizona State Demographic Viewer.

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Major Employers

Company

Employees

Rank

Percentage

Roche Tissue Diagnostics

1,300

1

6.78%

Honeywell Aerospace

650

2

3.39%

Oro Valley Hospital

605

3

3.15%

Amphitheater School District

502

4

2.62%

Town of Oro Valley

302

5

1.57%

Casa de la Luz Hospice

272

6

1.42%

El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

250

7

1.30%

Simpleview

213

8

1.11%

Splendido at Rancho Vistoso

204

9

1.06%

Meggitt Securaplane

157

10

0.82%

Total

4,455

23.22%

 Based on In-Town Employment rate of 42.26% of total population. 19,182 In-Town Employment

Updated November 20, 2019

Schools

At all levels, for all ages, Oro Valley offers excellent opportunities for education, and K-12 test scores in Oro Valley schools outpace national, county and state averages in almost every category for reading, language and math skills.

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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.