Catalina is located in Arizona.
Catalina, Arizona has a population of 7,527.
The median household income in Catalina, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $46,233
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Catalina is
The average high temperature in July is 99.3
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 37.8 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 13.9 inches
per year, with 0.8 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Located 12 miles north of Tucson, Catalina began in the 1870's as the Rail N Ranch, a working cattle ranch. In 1959, Lloyd W. Golder III purchased the ranch and renamed it the Golder Ranch. In 1949, E. B. Garner and his wife bought 112 acres of the land and a year later began selling parcels which later grew into the town of Catalina, named for the surrounding Catalina Mountains. Today, this quiet hamlet is experiencing mild growth with a steady influx of families and retirees, along with the addition of new strip malls. The Catalina area is largely rural but evolving toward a more suburban setting as new developments move into the area. Local retail trade and services support the large numbers of winter residents attracted to Catalina from November through April.
Activities and Attractions
Catalina is home to the world-renowned Miraval Life in Balance spa and to the Univeristy of Arizona's Biosphere 2 Center, one of the largest living Earth eco-replica laboratories in the world, located north of town. Outdoor recreation is outstanding in nearby Catalina State Park and Coronado National Forest, with camping, hiking and equestrian trails. Trails around Catalina provide easy access to the Sutherland Wash, Romero Creek and the Canada del Oro Wash.
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