Scottsdale, Arizona 

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+9.4% since 2010

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Best Places to Live in Scottsdale, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley
-Pleasant winters
-Air service
-Intense summer heat
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapidly rising home prices

Local Listings in Scottsdale, AZ
10670 E Sahuaro Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1508 SqFt
10670 E Sahuaro Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1508 SqFt
10083 E Dreyfus Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1978 SqFt
69TH Street And Mcdowell Rd #
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2352 SqFt

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.


Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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


The unemployment rate in Scottsdale is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Scottsdale jobs have increased by 3.30%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Scottsdale's cost of living is 48.70% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Scottsdale's Cost of Living

Maricopa county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

Scottsdale's population is 239,283 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.38%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Scottsdale is $483,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.64%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Scottsdale

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 6.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Scottsdale Real Estate or Find top agents in Scottsdale

The median home price in Scottsdale is $483,500. Browse Homes in this Range.

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Reviews for Scottsdale   80 Reviews
Great for sports fans - 5/2/2019
I've only lived in Scottsdale for a little more than 5 years and I love it. First of all, I should say that I am an avid sports fan. Phoenix offers all the sports you... Read More

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Douchebaggery Gone Wild - 11/28/2018
I've had the misfortune of living in this sweltering cesspool for seven years now. I wish I could say I've adapted, that the initial misery I first felt when I moved... Read More

Sunshine, Friendliest People, Best Place To Live - 9/17/2018
I have to say this is my absolute favorite place. While I love San Diego and parts of California, I find Scottsdale AZ to have the best people, best climate. Not... Read More

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10670 E Sahuaro Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

10083 E Dreyfus Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

69TH Street And Mcdowell Rd #
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

69TH Street And Mcdowell Rd #
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

19015 N 91st Way
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

6559 E Night Glow Cir
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

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