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Overview

Introduction to Camp Verde, Arizona

Camp Verde, Arizona, in Yavapai county, is 45 miles S of Flagstaff, Arizona and 78 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona. It is part of the surrounding Flagstaff metro area.

Camp Verde History

In 1865, the United States military occupied Camp Verde in order to protect settlers farming along the Verde River. The first military post was established in the same year. It was given its current name in 1879 to signify a sense of permanence. Yavapai County was created by the First Arizona Territorial Legislature in 1865. The present boundaries of the county were established in 1891.

Camp Verde and nearby Attractions

  • Red Rock State Park
  • Smoki Museum
  • Pine Mountain Wilderness
  • Sedona Arts Center
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument
  • Clemenceau Heritage Museum

Things To Do In Camp Verde

The Out of Africa Wildlife Park, Montezuma's Castle, Fort Verde State Historic Park and the Cathedral Rock Lodge are all accessible from Camp Verde. Local parks include the Dead Horse Ranch State Park, the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness, the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness and the Oak Creek Canyon Natural Area. Local historical sites include the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, the Sedona Arts Center and the Smoki Museum. Local festivals include Pioneer Days and the Mule Show every September and the Corn Festival every July.

Camp Verde Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International is the nearest major airport.

Camp Verde Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at the Rio Salado Community College, Yavapai College and Northern Arizona University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,096
Male Share of the Population52.8%
Female Share of the Population47.2%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+3,885
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married43.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$24,569
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,560
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,536

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,471
% Above Poverty Level77.8%
% Below Poverty Level22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone34.6%
Median Gross Rent$826
Median House Value$154,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.6%
German14.6%
Irish11%
English10.8%
Dutch5.2%
French Except Basque4%
Italian3.6%
Scottish2.5%
Polish2.4%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian1%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Czech0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
African0.1%
Russian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Camp Verde Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yavapai County
Standard Zip Codes86322
Phone Area Codes928
Time ZoneAmerica/Phoenix
Approximate Latitude34.48
Approximate Longitude-111.78

Camp Verde Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMONTEZUMA CASTLE N M
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 60 F
Apr Temp39 to 78 F
Jul Temp63 to 100 F
Oct Temp43 to 82 F
Annual Precip14.4 inches
StationTUZIGOOT
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 59 F
Apr Temp44 to 77 F
Jul Temp67 to 100 F
Oct Temp48 to 80 F
Annual Precip12.7 inches
StationCORDES
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 58 F
Apr Temp42 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 96 F
Oct Temp48 to 77 F
Annual Precip16.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkdale4,159$53,920
Cottonwood11,598$41,566
Jerome347$58,542
Sedona10,209$71,486

Camp Verde Public Libraries

Camp Verde Community Library
130 BLACK BRIDGE ROAD
Camp Verde, Arizona
(928) 554-8380

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Camp Verde Public Schools

American Heritage Academy - Camp Verde
132 General Crook Trail
ZIP: 86322
Primary
Total Enrollment 162
Camp Verde Accommodation School
462 South Main Street
ZIP: 86322
Other
Total Enrollment 28
Camp Verde Elementary School
200 Camp Lincoln Road
ZIP: 86322
Primary
Total Enrollment 732
Camp Verde High School
1326 Montezuma Castle Rd.
ZIP: 86322
High
Total Enrollment 412
Camp Verde Middle School
370 Camp Lincoln
ZIP: 86322
Middle
Total Enrollment 326
Montessori Childrens House
2400 Datsi St,
ZIP: 86322
Primary
Total Enrollment 13
Pace Preparatory Academy
155 S. Montezuma Castle Highwa
ZIP: 86322
High
Total Enrollment 15
South Verde Technology Magnet
462 South Main Street
ZIP: 86322
High
Total Enrollment 99
Vacte - Camp Verde Unified School District
1326 Montezuma Castle Hwy, Unit 2-e
ZIP: 86322
High

Camp Verde Private Schools

Camp Verde United Christian School
903 W Finnie Flat Rd
ZIP: 86322
Elementary
Total Enrollment 51
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