Scottsdale

“The West’s Most Western Town”, which makes its revenue primarily from tourism.

Welcome to Scottsdale

This is a fascinating place to live, with its historic Old Town juxtaposed against the modern and sophisticated downtown and business district. Its slogan is “The West’s Most Western Town,” which makes its revenue primarily from tourism. Scottsdale offers its nearly 220,000 residents a wide range of services, as well as a comprehensive collection of events and attractions for visitors.
 
Families, seniors, and personalities come from everywhere to take advantage of the stunning desert scenery, famed nightlife, and vibrant culinary scene.
 

Luxury Homes for Sale in Scottsdale AZ

Homes in Scottsdale can be costly, but given the city’s high aesthetic quality, the average prices compare favorably to those in other major cities nationwide. Since there are mostly luxury homes for sale, many Scottsdale AZ residences surpass this average cost significantly. Luxury homes can dramatically increase a homeowner’s standard of living, justifying their premium prices.
 
In the last few years, Scottsdale home prices have risen by at least 5%, and the demand tends to drive prices even higher. Scottsdale homeowners can expect their property’s value to rise by the time they’re able to sell if they keep it in mind. If you want luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale, AZ, Cara and Chad Dankberg of Launch Real Estate can help.
 

Genuine Arizona Communities

Scottsdale is known for its peaceful, family-friendly neighborhoods and abundant amenities, despite its nightlife. The city is well-known for attracting seniors, but younger adults are increasingly choosing to begin their careers and live there. It also has excellent communities and top-rated colleges, which are ideal for starting a family.
 
Residents who live in gated neighborhoods in Scottsdale have an additional sense of safety, which adds value to the property. The Scottsdale AZ communities are among the best areas to live in the Valley, with numerous luxury homes for sale. There is always a perfect neighborhood for you, whether in a quiet desert region or a booming metropolis.
 

A Balance of Work and Play

Scottsdale is a great place to look for work, with the hospitality and aviation industries offering the most opportunities. Expert studies also show that the city’s employment market will improve in the years ahead. And, like Phoenix, the starting pay is significantly higher than in most other metropolitan areas.
 
This fascinating city, however, is not really “all work and no play.” Scottsdale’s night scene is notorious for being one of the most lively nightlife in the country, with restaurants, bars, nightspots, and more. The Scottsdale Fall Festival is one of many fun outdoor festivals and activities that promote the city’s heritage.
 

Amazing Arts

Over a hundred art museums and exhibits can be found in Scottsdale, displaying a diverse selection of art types and styles. It is steadily establishing itself as one of the finest art centers in the country.
 
The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts hosts over a thousand presentations each year, both indoors and outdoors. For contemporary arts, visit the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, and for a history of football, visit the Fiesta Bowl Museum. The area’s art scene is thriving, and you can see it in a variety of museums and galleries across the city.
 

Overview for Scottsdale, AZ

238,685 people live in Scottsdale, where the median age is 47.9 and the average individual income is $70,040. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

238,685

Total Population

47.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$70,040

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale has 113,451 households, with an average household size of 2.09. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Scottsdale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 238,685 people call Scottsdale home. The population density is 1,297.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

238,685

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.9

Median Age

48.92 / 51.08%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
113,451

Total Households

2.09

Average Household Size

$70,040

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Scottsdale, AZ

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The following schools are within or nearby Scottsdale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mission Montessori Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
BASIS Scottsdale Primary - East Campus
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
EVIT - Desert Mountain High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
5/5
Desert Mountain High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Mountainside Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
5/5
Sonoran Sky Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Laguna Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Scottsdale Online Learning
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
EVIT - Saguaro High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Blessed Sacrament Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Pardes Jewish Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Sierra Academy Of Scottsdale
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Black Mountain Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Hirsch Academy A Challenge Foundation
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Pueblo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Hohokam Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Redfield Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
EVIT - Coronado High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
EVIT - Chaparral High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
EVIT Cactus Shadows High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
El Dorado Private School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Chaparral Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Camelback Desert School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
New Covenant Lutheran Church Children's Ministry C
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Franklin Virtual Schools/Franklin Virtual High School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Cave Creek Academy of Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
BASIS Scottsdale Primary - West Campus
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Pima Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Cochise Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Cheyenne Traditional School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Sequoya Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
International School Of Arizona
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Notre Dame Preparatory
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Pinnacle Peak Preparatory
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Cocopah Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Navajo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
St Maria Goretti Preschool And Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Yavapai Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
Chrysalis Academy Day School For Children With Autism
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
The New Foundation-Marion Burton School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Grayhawk Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
4/5
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