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Overview

Introduction to Chino Valley, Arizona

Chino Valley, Arizona, in Yavapai county, is 54 miles SW of Flagstaff, Arizona and 93 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona. It is part of the surrounding Flagstaff metro area.

Chino Valley History

The Town of Chino Valley is the site of Arizona's first Territorial Capital. In 1864, the capital moved to Prescott, which is fifteen miles away. The area was named 'Chino Valley' by U.S. Army Cavalry Lt. Amiel W. Whipple, who traveled through the area in 1854. A narrow branch of the Pacific and United Verde Railroad was completed in the year 1895, connecting the Prescott and Arizona Central Railroad. Chino Valley was officially incorporated as a town in 1970.

Chino Valley and nearby Attractions

  • Sharlot Hall Museum
  • Oak Creek Canyon Natural Area
  • Smoki Museum
  • Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness
  • Clemenceau Heritage Museum
  • Cataract Lake County Park

Things To Do In Chino Valley

Local parks in the area include Sycamore Canyon Wilderness, the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness Park and the Dead Horse Ranch State Park. The Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, the Sedona Arts Center, the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Sharlot Hall Museum are all accessible from Chino Valley. Heritage Park Zoo is a popular local distraction as well.

Chino Valley Transportation

Ernest A. Love Field Airport is nearby.

City Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Yavapai College, Phoenix College and Scottsdale Community College.

People

Total Population 10,961
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,115
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,144
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $743
Median House Value $157,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 16.8%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chino Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles SW of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona
County Yavapai
Metro Area Flagstaff
Standard Zip Codes 86323
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.757
Longitude -112.453

Chino Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station CHINO VALLEY
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 53 F
Apr Temp 35 to 70 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 75 F
Annual Precip 12.8 inches
Station PRESCOTT LOVE FIELD
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 72 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Station TUZIGOOT
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 59 F
Apr Temp 44 to 77 F
Jul Temp 67 to 100 F
Oct Temp 48 to 80 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarkdale 4,132 $54,963
Jerome 388 $62,875
Prescott 40,700 $60,155
Prescott Valley 40,258 $50,108

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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CHINO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
760 E. CENTER STREET
928-636-2298
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 770 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

EXCEL EDUCATION CENTERS CHINO VALLEY LLC
1985 N. ROAD 1 WEST
928-636-1444
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 73 students.

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