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-Pleasant winters
-Air service


-Intense summer heat
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapidly rising home prices

What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley See Local Real Estate
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City: Scottsdale
Zip Codes: Scottsdale (zip 85255)
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Scottsdale

    The unemployment rate in Scottsdale (zip 85255) is 4.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Scottsdale (zip 85255) jobs have Increased by 3.17 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Scottsdale (zip 85255)'s cost of living is 74.00% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Scottsdale (zip 85255)'s Cost of Living
    Scottsdale (zip 85255)'s population is 38,082 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1,180.07 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Scottsdale (zip 85255) is $623,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.81%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Scottsdale (zip 85255) public schools spend $10,251 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Scottsdale (zip 85255). Learn more...

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Scottsdale Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Scottsdale. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Scottsdale Real Estate.
The median home price in Scottsdale is $623,600. Browse Homes in this Range.
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