Patagonia, Arizona

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Patagonia, Arizona

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High Points

Patagonia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Patagonia Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Patagonia Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Patagonia College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Patagonia Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Patagonia, Arizona

Comparing Patagonia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arizona (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 5
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 7 6
Public Transportation Use 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 8
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 3
Affordability of Rents 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 10
Low Violent Crime 2 4

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Patagonia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles S of Tucson, Arizona
County Santa Cruz
Standard Zip Codes 85624
Phone Area Codes 520
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.539
Longitude -110.755

Patagonia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CANELO 1 NW
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 58 F
Apr Temp 38 to 74 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 76 F
Annual Precip 18 inches
Station NOGALES 6 N
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 64 F
Apr Temp 38 to 78 F
Jul Temp 64 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 82 F
Annual Precip 19 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
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Patagonia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 881 100%
Male 412 46.8%
Female 469 53.2%
Under 18 184 20.9%
18+ 697 79.1%
65+ 188 21.3%
Median Age 47.3
Average Family Size 2.85
White 762 86.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.9%
Other 93 10.6%
Mixed Race 14 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 348 39.5%

Estimated Patagonia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 825
Growth -56
Growth % -6.4%

Patagonia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.3%
English 10.7%
Irish 9.7%
German 8.9%
US/American 6.6%
Scottish 3.2%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 1.6%
European 1.6%
Swedish 1.3%
Polish 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Greek 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Patagonia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Harshaw (85624)
Lochiel (85624)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Patagonia 881 $31,000
Nogales 20,878 $24,637

Patagonia Public Libraries

Patagonia Public Library
Patagonia, Arizona
(520) 394-2010

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Patagonia High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 89 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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