Paradise Valley Facts & Figures

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Paradise Valley Demographics

Population
14,215
Size
16.5 square miles
Elevation
1,421 ft
Median age
46.3 years – 75% of the population is over 18
Education
69.1% of the population are college graduates – 32.1% have graduate or professional degrees
Median household income
$150,228  – 42.3% of the population earns $200,000 or more (1999)
Average home value
$2,301,671 (ARMLS 2007)
Housing
There are 5,550 total housing units in Paradise Valley, of which 97% are owner-occupied and 3% are rented.

Finances

The Town collects no property taxes from residents.  The Town’s main sources of revenue are a share of the State of Arizona sales tax, income tax and gasoline taxes, a 1.65% Town sales tax, a 3% Town bed tax, a 1.65% Town use tax, permit fees, annual franchise fees from the utilities, and interest from investments.

Utilities

Electricity
APS (statewide) 800-253-9405
Electricity
Salt River Project 602-236-8888
Natural Gas
Southwest Gas Corp. (statewide) 800-766-9722
Sewer
Municipal (Scottsdale) 480-391-5650
Sewer
Municipal Sewer (Paradise Valley) 480-948-7411
Sewer
Municipal Sewer (Phoenix) 602-262-6251
Telephone
Qwest (statewide) 800-244-1111
Water
Berneil Water Co. 480-947-5044
Water
City of Phoenix (Water) 602-948-5410
Water
Paradise Valley Water Co. 480-948-5410

Weather

Avg. Low (F) Avg. High (F) Percip. (in.)
January
42.7
64.5
0.8
February
44.8
67.6
0.8
March
48.1
73.0
0.7
April
55.8
81.7
0.3
May
64.6
91.6
0.1
June
73.3
100.8
0.2
July
80.7
103.9
0.8
August
78.8
101.4
1.1
September
73.5
97.3
0.7
October
62.3
86.9
0.7
November
50.5
73.4
0.7
December
43.6
65.4
1.4
Yearly Avg.
59.9
84.0
8.4