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Scottsdale INFORMATION

Population: 236,803

Male 48% Female 51%
Married 59%
Single 40%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

10/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

9/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Scottsdale has a very low population density. Scottsdale is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,286 Scottsdale
27,441 New York

City Info

Scottsdale, AZ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Scottsdale has a population density of 1,286, with 236,803 current residents.

Out of the 236,803 current residents, 48% are male and 51% are female. 59% of the residents are married and 40% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Bad air quality

Weather

  • 81% Sun
  • 8% Rain
  • 0% Snow

Condition

69°F average temperature

  • 19 years Median home age
  • $341,950 Median home price
  • -19.45% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.57% Annual property tax
  • 61.2%
    Homes owned
  • 25%
    Homes rented
  • 13.8%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Scottsdale, the air quality is 14% and the weather, on average, is 81% sunny, 8% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 69°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Scottsdale, you should know that 61.2% of homes are owned while 25% of homes are rented, and 13.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $341,950, the median age of homes is 19 years, the annual home appreciation is -19.45% and the annual property tax is 7.57%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    2
  • Average age

    43
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Scottsdale, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Scottsdale’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Scottsdale is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 43.91% Democratic, 54.43% Republican, and 1.66% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

6%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:19

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    25.1%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    33.1%
  • Service Occupations
    10.7%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    4.2%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    3.7%
  • 94%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 30%
    Bachelors degree
  • 15%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Scottsdale, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.40% of residents are unemployed in Scottsdale (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Scottsdale residents: 25.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 23.10% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.7% are in the customer service field, 33.1% are in the sales field, 0.04% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 93.86%, 6.64% of residents have an associate’s degree, 30.18% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 15.13% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Scottsdale, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Scottsdale have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 8% of residents work from home.

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