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Oro Valley, Arizona
Oro Valley, founded in 1974, is a growing suburb of Tucson, Arizona located in Pima County, Arizona. Oro Valley is quickly expanding its infrastructure in order to accommodate the sudden influx of new residents. As of the 2000 census, the town had attained a total population of 29,700.
Oro Valley is located at 32°25'16" North, 110°58'34" West (32.421247, -110.975993).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 29,700 people, 12,249 households, and 9,382 families residing in the town. The population density is 360.3/km² (933.1/mi²). There are 13,946 housing units at an average density of 169.2/km² (438.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 93.10% White, 1.06% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 1.92% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.83% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. 7.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 12,249 households out of which 27.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% are married couples living together, 4.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% are non-families. 19.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 2.76.
In the town the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $61,037, and the median income for a family is $67,563. Males have a median income of $55,522 versus $31,517 for females. The per capita income for the town is $31,134. 3.1% of the population and 2.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.0% of those under the age of 18 and 2.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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