Scottsdale, Arizona 

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Population

262,647

+9.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$72,455

Median Home Price

$673,400

Median Age

46.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.2 / 8.6

summer / winter

AZ Gifts

Best Places to Live in Scottsdale, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Scottsdale, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Scottsdale, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant winters
Entertainment
Air service
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Scottsdale
Zip Codes: 85251 85255 85260 85257 85258 85259 85250 85266 85262
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Scottsdale is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Scottsdale jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Scottsdale's cost of living is 33.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Scottsdale's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Maricopa county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.1% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Scottsdale's population is 262,647 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Scottsdale is Real Estate: $673,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Scottsdale 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. More Education



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Housing Market in Scottsdale

It's a good time to buy in Scottsdale. Home Appreciation is up 26.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Scottsdale is $673,400.

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Reviews for Scottsdale   82 Reviews
Clean. Safe. Boring!!!!!! - 8/22/2021
I lived in San Jose for 30 years...in the late '50s. I walked thru cherry orchards to school. After college classes, I drove 20 minutes to the beach. San Francisco was... Read More

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RED as red gets. (But redder.) - 11/19/2019
Pros: Livable weather 7 months a year, (Oct. 15-May 15), ample restaurants (though $$$$), resorts to stroll, if you golf, you'll be in heaven. Broad, tidy streets with... Read More
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Born and raised here in North Scottsdale - 7/30/2019
Born and raised here in North Scottsdale, 29 years old, and you never get use to the horribly fake people that are here. It's all Tesla's and Botox. But putting them... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
85251 85255 85260 85257 85258 85259 85250 85266 85262

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