Living in Scottsdale, AZ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Scottsdale SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Scottsdale, AZ Crime Report

6,105
Total Crimes
2,394.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.77%
Below National Average

Scottsdale, AZ Cost Of Living

125
Scottsdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Scottsdale, Arizona Info Snack

Scottsdale (O'odham: Vaai S-vaon; Yaqui: Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after founder Winfield Scott and incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2,000, the 2015 population of the city is estimated to be 236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene." Its slogan is "The West's Most Western Town."
Population
246,026
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
8.2%
Median Home
$455,900
Median Income
$84,601
Median Rent
$1,284

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Population over time in Scottsdale

Year Population % Change
2017 246,026 2.8%
2016 239,283 2.0%
2015 234,495 3.1%
2014 227,471 1.8%
2013 223,519 1.0%
2012 221,283 0.6%
2011 219,867 0.3%
2010 219,311 0.2%
2009 218,770 -
Crime/100k Scottsdale AZ USA
Violent Crime 165.5 474.9 368.9
Murder 2.7 5.1 5.0
Robbery 34.1 91.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 80.8 328.1 246.8
Property Crime 2229.0 2676.8 2199.5
Burglary 278.9 439.7 376.0
Larceny 1843.4 1970.3 1594.6
Car Theft 106.7 266.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Scottsdale

White
80.3% (197,638)
African American
1.7% (4,271)
American Indian
0.7% (1,731)
Asian
4.8% (11,851)
Hawaiian
0.1% (237)
Other
0.1% (300)
Two Or More
1.8% (4,523)
Hispanic
10.4% (25,475)
Race Scottsdale AZ USA
White 80.3% 55.1% 61.1%
African American 1.7% 4.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 4.8% 3.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.4% 31.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Scottsdale, Arizona

Less than $10,000
4.2% (1,038,334)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (696,352)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.1% (1,488,707)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.5% (1,597,761)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (2,492,754)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (3,642,576)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (2,933,394)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.3% (4,261,949)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.0% (2,209,834)
$200,000 or more
17.2% (4,240,935)
Income Scottsdale AZ USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.1% 9.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.5% 9.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 13.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 18.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.3% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.0% 5.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 17.2% 5.3% 7.0%

Gender in Scottsdale

Female
50.7% (124,786)
Male
49.3% (121,239)
Gender Scottsdale AZ USA
Female 50.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Scottsdale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (4,920)
High School / GED
13.0% (31,983)
Some College
20.0% (49,205)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (17,221)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (86,109)
Master's Degree
15.0% (36,903)
Professional Degree
5.0% (12,301)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (7,380)
Education Scottsdale AZ USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 25.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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