Oracle is located in Arizona.
Oracle, Arizona has a population of 3,887.
The median household income in Oracle, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $50,248
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Oracle is
The average high temperature in July is 91.5
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 35.4 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 14 inches
per year, with 12.5 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Oracle is a small town of artisans and families, and is home to several popular guest ranches and bed and breakfasts. Javelina, deer and other wildlife frequently wander around the neighborhoods. The town is named after a ship that Weldon Albert, the town's founder, had sailed on around Cape Horn in 1879. Oracle's climate is perfect for people recovering from lung ailments. Doctors in the 19th century advised their tuberculosis patients to take advantage of the town's dry, cool air. The first building in the area is Arizona's oldest standing territorial post office. Oracle's economy, once based in mining and smelting has shifted to rely on growing tourism dollars and thriving cottage industries in electronics and arts and crafts.
Activities and Attractions
In the process of becoming an artists' colony, Oracle hosts an annual Spring Arts Festival featuring dozens of local artists who open their studios to the public. The Acadia Ranch Museum, housed in one of Oracle's oldest buildings, is on the National Register of historic places. Short distances from town are Biosphere 2, Peppersauce Canyon, and Oracle State Park. Popular activities in the surrounding scenic area include biking, hiking and horseback riding on numerous trails. Picturesque drives include the road to Redrock and the Pinal Pioneer Parkway, both meandering through a natural setting in the Sonoran Desert.
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