Patagonia is located in Arizona.
Patagonia, Arizona has a population of 890.
The median household income in Patagonia, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $38,802
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Patagonia is
The average high temperature in July is 88.8
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 28.3 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 17.9 inches
per year, with 1.5 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Often referred to as the "Jewel of the Sonoita Valley" because of its pastoral landscape and abundant wildlife, the area's early history is rooted in mining and cattle ranching, and has some of best breeding ranches in the world for fine cattle and quarter horses. Patagonia's economic base is in wholesale and retail trade and professional services. New construction is increasing as the area experiences new growth. The business district is concentrated around State Highway 82, which passes through the town's center. Extensive mineral exploration also is being conducted in the area.
Activities and Attractions
Patagonia is an outdoor lover's paradise, and the town also is becoming known as an artist's haven filled with shops, galleries, and unique restaurants along its downtown streets. Some of the best attractions in the area are the small wineries in nearby Sonoita and Elgin. Annual events in town include a Fourth of July Celebration, the October Fall Festival celebration of music and art, San Juan's Day at the Native Seeds/Search Conservation Farm, an Annual Holiday Walking Tour, the Virgin of Guadalupe Celebration, the Patagonia Fall Festival with great entertainment and more than 150 arts, crafts and specialty food booths from around the Southwest, and the Mariachi Festival with live music and great food at Patagonia Lake.