Search for Homes in Oro Valley, Arizona
Oro Valley’s first major resident was George Pusch, a German Immigrant who arrived in 1874. George built a cattle ranch that used a steam pump to provide water which later became known as the Steam Pump Ranch. Pusch Ridge, one of the highest peaks visible from Oro Valley was named for this early Settler.
Oro Valley benefited from the post-World War II housing boom with many homes built on large, ranch style lots as there were no tract housing developments. Steady growth in the 1960’s attracted the attention of Tucson that was interested in annexing the town. Oro Valley residents did not want to join Tucson and had to sue Pima County to win that right.
Oro Valley became Tucson’s original suburb and experienced significant growth in the 1990’s resulting in a 500% population increase for the period. Rancho Vistoso, a Master Planned Community, was established in the late 80’s and has grown to 31 neighborhoods with home sizes and prices for all incomes and lifestyles.
The Median Price of homes for sale in Oro Valley is about $330,000. There are a few homes available for around $200,000 and almost 20% of listings exceed $500,000. The majority of homes for sale in Oro Valley fall in the middle of this range.
Price Range Searches below include all of Oro Valley and some unincorporated areas to the south and east. Popular Oro Valley Communities also include neighborhoods from these unincorporated areas.