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Population in 2012: 223,514 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 

Males: 106,429  (47.6%)
Females: 117,085  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Arizona median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 85257, 85258, 85260.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,102 (it was $57,484 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$72,102
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,419

Scottsdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $355,200 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$355,200
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $506,722; Detached houses: $586,377; Townhouses or other attached units: $304,004; In 2-unit structures: $275,213; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,179; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,534; Mobile homes: $76,891; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $138,134

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,129.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 85250, 85251, 85255, 85256, 85257, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262, 85264, 85266.

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  • White alone - 182,011 (83.7%)
  • Hispanic - 19,225 (8.8%)
  • Asian alone - 7,128 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3,610 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 3,484 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,462 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 276 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 189 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scottsdale: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (11.8%), English (10.5%), Italian (6.4%), United States (4.1%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Land area: 184.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,213 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Scottsdale:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottsdale city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

24,983 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 1.6% North America).

This city:  10.5%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Scottsdale, Arizona as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Scottsdale to the number of sex offenders is 4,859 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,178 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,003 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (11.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Paradise Valley, AZ (2.2 miles ), Salt River, AZ (2.9 miles) , Fountain Hills, AZ (3.1 miles ), Phoenix, AZ (3.4 miles ), Tempe, AZ (3.8 miles ), Mesa, AZ (3.9 miles ), Rio Verde, AZ (3.9 miles ), Carefree, AZ (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3396 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 1998: 2748 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 1999: 3239 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2000: 2542 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2001: 1672 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2002: 1328 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2003: 1167 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2004: 1475 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2005: 1282 buildings, average cost: $310,500
  • 2006: 852 buildings, average cost: $466,900
  • 2007: 689 buildings, average cost: $580,000
  • 2008: 233 buildings, average cost: $633,700
  • 2009: 142 buildings, average cost: $538,200
  • 2010: 160 buildings, average cost: $591,500
  • 2011: 148 buildings, average cost: $500,500
  • 2012: 275 buildings, average cost: $517,900

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Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 111.90 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The West's Most Western Town

Daytime population change due to commuting: +58,107 (+26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 50,135 (45.2%)

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Property values in Scottsdale, AZ


 

Crime rates in Scottsdale by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 810174455510443
per 100,000 3.74.80.53.21.81.72.12.12.14.21.71.81.3
Rapes 53586362635165412819333442
per 100,000 24.727.729.228.128.122.227.717.411.77.914.315.418.8
Robberies 115196171163132125153143130129100125115
per 100,000 53.693.579.373.958.854.565.260.854.453.943.456.751.5
Assaults 395355248261269285282249260252216237169
per 100,000 184.0169.3115.0118.3119.9124.3120.2105.8108.8105.493.7107.575.6
Burglaries 2,3322,6602,7862,3152,0871,8691,7211,5231,4881,3371,2811,4241,255
per 100,000 1086.21268.61292.31048.9930.2815.0733.4647.4622.8559.1555.8645.9561.7
Thefts 5,2305,2515,4875,6595,5934,7035,4765,8635,8975,1555,0145,0544,551
per 100,000 2436.12504.22545.32564.12492.92050.72333.72492.32468.32155.92175.32292.52036.9
Auto thefts 1,1701,3751,3781,5011,3181,1611,118752518306268246241
per 100,000 545.0655.7639.2680.1587.5506.2476.5319.7216.8128.0116.3111.6107.9
Arson 30585157323050313631122527
per 100,000 14.027.723.725.814.313.121.313.215.113.05.211.312.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 286.9323.5303.7294.5269.9233.7244.1220.3204.1181.1175.6193.4171.6

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Crime rate in Scottsdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 638 (401 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Arizona average:

1.99

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +72,151 (+55.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Scottsdale-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/17/1993, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Scottsdale city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1972, a category F2 tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scottsdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/2005 at 11:12:57, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2005 at 11:37:50, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from Scottsdale center
On 1/28/2005 at 22:37:07, a magnitude 3.9 (3.8 MW, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2005 at 09:41:50, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/1991 at 21:37:27, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from Scottsdale center
On 7/1/2005 at 17:41:06, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Emma Stone - Television and film actress, Amanda Blumenherst - Professional golfer, Brian Bannister - Baseball player, Heather Morris - Actress, Lou Marson - Baseball player, Andrew Walter - Football player, Barry Goldwater, Jr. - Politician, Brady Corbet - Actor, Gabrielle Carteris - Television actor, Grey Ruegamer - Player of football.

Main business address for: MOBILITY ELECTRONICS INC (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC), RURAL METRO CORP /DE/ (LOCAL & SUBURBAN TRANSIT & INTERURBAN HWY PASSENGER TRAINS), CAPITAL TITLE GROUP INC (TITLE INSURANCE), BFI ENERGY SYSTEMS OF BOSTON INC , M B A HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), GIANT INDUSTRIES INC (PETROLEUM REFINING), SPIRIT FINANCE CORP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS) and 10 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Scottsdale:

  • CAMELBACK DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 7321 E OSBORN DR)
  • DESERT MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 9220 E MOUNTAIN VIEW RD STE 105)
  • NORTH SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 16101 N 82ND ST STE 6-7)
  • SALT RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 10301 E OSBORN RD BLDG 14)
  • SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 1495 N HAYDEN STE D1-D4)
  • SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 4725 N SCOTTSDALE RD STE 100)
  • ALARYS HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 4250 NORTH DRINKWATER BLVD SUITE 100)
  • ASSISTED HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 8165 EAST INDIAN BEND, # 101)
  • ATLANTIC HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 10505 NORTH 69TH STREET, SUITE # 1300)
  • DEPENDABLE NURSES OF PHOENIX (Home Health Center, 8687 EAST VIA DE VENTURA, SUITE 110)
  • FOCUS HOME THERAPY AND MEDICAL SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, 10575 NORTH 114TH STREET, SUITE 101)
  • LEGACY HOME HEALTHCARE MARICOPA (Home Health Center, 10619 NORTH HAYDEN ROAD, SUITE A-105)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 11000 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 215)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 5111 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 143)
  • WATERMARK AT HOME (Home Health Center, 6240 EAST THOMAS ROAD, SUITE 203)
  • BARIX CLINICS OF ARIZONA (Hospital, 17500 N PERIMETER DRIVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SURGERY CENTER SCOTTSDALE- CLOSE CHOW (Hospital, 9522 EAST SAN SALVADOR, SUITE 100 (CLOSED))
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-OSBORN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 7400 EAST OSBORN ROAD)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-SHEA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 9003 EAST SHEA BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-THOMPSON PEAK HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 7400 EAST THOMPSON PEAK PARKWAY)
  • SCOTTSDALE HOSPICE OF VALLEY (Hospital, 5111 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, STE 108)
  • SOJOURN CARE (Hospital, 7975 NORTH HAYDEN ROAD, SUITE A205)
  • VISTACARE OF ARIZONA (Hospital, 4800 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 3500)
  • ADVANCED HEALTH CARE OF SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, 9846 NORTH 95TH STREET)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - SHADOW MOUNTAIN (Nursing Home, 11150 NORTH 92ND STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, 9494 EAST BECKER LANE)
  • OSBORN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 3333 NORTH CIVIC CENTER PLAZA)
  • PLAZA HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 1475 NORTH GRANITE REEF ROAD)
  • PUEBLO NORTE SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 7100 EAST MESCAL STREET)
  • SANTE OF NORTH SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, 17490 NORTH 93RD STREET)
  • SCOTTSDALE HERITAGE COURT (Nursing Home, 3339 NORTH DRINKWATER BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 3293 NORTH DRINKWATER BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE VILLAGE SQUARE (Nursing Home, 2620 NORTH 68TH STREET)
  • THE GARDENS OF SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, 6001 EAST THOMAS ROAD)
  • VI AT GRAYHAWK, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 7501 EAST THOMPSON PEAK PARKWAY)
  • VI AT SILVERSTONE, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUN (Nursing Home, 22605 NORTH 74TH STREET)
  • WEYRICH HCC OF WESTMINSTER VLG (Nursing Home, 12000 NORTH 90TH STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Scottsdale:


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Amtrak stations near Scottsdale:

  • 13 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.scottsdaleaz.gov

Colleges/Universities in Scottsdale:

  • Scottsdale Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,748; Location: 9000 E Chaparral Rd; Public; Website: www.sc.maricopa.edu)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (FT enrollment: 1,522; Location: 8100 E Camelback Rd, Suite 1001; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/scottsdale)
  • Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy (FT enrollment: 261; Location: 7201 E. Camelback #100; Private, for-profit; Website: attheacademy.com)
  • Arizona Culinary Institute (FT enrollment: 125; Location: 10585 N 114th St Ste 401; Private, for-profit; Website: www.azculinary.com)
  • Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale (FT enrollment: 98; Location: 8010 East McDowell Road #214; Private, for-profit; Website: cortiva.com)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture (FT enrollment: 30; Location: Taliesin West; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.taliesin.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Piccolo International University (Location: 15011 N. 75th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.onlinepiu.com; Offers Master's degree)
  • National Laser Institute (Location: 16601 N 90th St Ste 101; Website: www.nationallaserinstitute.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scottsdale:

  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,040)
  • Arizona State University (about 13 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 54,626)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,792)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,060)
  • Western International University (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,927)
  • Apollo College-Phoenix Inc (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Rio Salado College (about 14 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Private high schools in Scottsdale:

  • NOTRE DAME PREPARATORY (Students: 896; Location: 9701 E BELL RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THUNDERBIRD ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 161; Location: 7410 E SUTTON DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NEW WAY LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 133; Location: 1300 N 77TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DEVEREUX (Students: 48; Location: 6436 E SWEETWATER AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • HOWARD S GRAY EDUCATION PROGRAM (Students: 44; Location: 7575 E EARLL DR; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • THE MARION BURTON SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 1200 N 77TH ST; Grades: 5 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Scottsdale:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Scottsdale:

  • POPE JOHN XXIII CATHOLIC SCHOOL COMMUNITY (Students: 571; Location: 16235 N 60TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 3801 N MILLER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SCOTTSDALE CHILD CARE & LEARNING CENTER-KIERLAND (Students: 319; Location: 6440 E GREENWAY PKWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EL DORADO PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 20624 N 76TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SHEPHERD OF THE DESERT LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 9590 E SHEA BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE KING DAVID SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 12753 N SCOTTSDALE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CAMELBACK DESERT SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: 9606 E KALIL DR; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MISSION MONTESSORI ON THE DESERT (Students: 150; Location: 12990 E SHEA BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST MARIA GORETTI PRESCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 6261 N GRANITE REEF RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • SCOTTSDALE UMC COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL & KDGN (Students: 98; Location: 4140 N MILLER RD; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Scottsdale

Libraries in Scottsdale:

  • SCOTTSDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,322,777; Location: 3839 N. DRINKWATER BLVD.; 535,784 books; 51,000 e-books; 80,652 audio materials; 56,030 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 23 other licensed databases; 829 print serial subscriptions)
  • SALT RIVER TRIBAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,784; Location: 1880 N. LONGMORE; 21,897 books; 915 audio materials; 1,107 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio Station addition: 101.1FM KNRJ Phoenix,Glendale added by Phil

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Notable locations in Scottsdale: Browns Ranch (A), Water Users Yaqui Camp (B), Desert Mountain Golf Course (C), Carefree Ranch (D), Paradise Valley Substation (E), Indian River Plaza (F), Salt River Power Plant (G), Ironwood Golf Course (H), Scottsdale Country Club (I), Villa Monterey Golf Course (J), Continental Golf Course (K), Coronado Golf Course (L), McCormick Ranch Golf Course (M), Pinnacle Peak Country Club Golf Course (N), Scottsdale Country Club Golf Course (O), Heard Museum North (P), Arabian Library (Q), Miller Road Wastewater Treatment Plant (R), Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (S), Scottsdale Public Library Palomino Branch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Camelback Mall (1), Camelview Plaza Shopping Center (2), East Gate Shopping Center (3), Frontiertown Plaza Shopping Center (4), Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center (5), Lincoln Village Shopping Center (6), Los Arcos Mall (7), Miller Plaza Shopping Center (8), Orange Tree Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scottsdale include: Highlands Church (A), Grace Chapel (B), God's Grace Church (C), Glass and Garden Community Church (D), Freedom Center Christian Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Christian Church (G), First Baptist Church of Scottsdale (H), Desert Life Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Paradise Memorial Gardens (1), Green Acres Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Marguerite Lake (A), Black Hill Tank (B), Bootlegger Tank (C), Dixie Mine (D), Rock Tank (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Scottsdale include: Paradise Park (1), Vista del Camino Park (2), Chestnutt Park (3), Thomas Road Rest Stop (4), Shoshone Park (5), Scottsdale Stadium (6), Scottsdale Horsemens Park (7), Mountain View Park (8), Chaparral Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heard Museum - Shop & Bookstore (34505 North Scottsdale Road) (1), Scottsdale Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7333 East Scottsdale Mall) (2), Studio Alexander (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7510 East Thomas 127) (3), Smoca (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7380 East 2nd Street) (4), Scottsdale Center for the Arts - Box Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7380 East 2nd Street) (5), Southwest Wildlife Rehabilitatiucational Foundatin (Recreation Areas; 8711 East Pinnacle Peak Road) (6), Mystery Mansion Dinner Theatre (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4203 North Brown Avenue Suite F) (7), B G Hockey (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9375 East Bell Road) (8), Amf Frontier Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7300 East Thomas Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hyatt Regency & Resorts - Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort (7500 East Doubletree Ranch Road) (1), Doubletree Paradise Valley (5401 N. Scottsdale Road) (2), Innsuites Hotel-Scottsdale (7707 East McDowell Road) (3), Hawthorn Suites - Scottsdale (7445 E Chaparral Rd) (4), Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North Perimeter Center (8550 East Princess Drive) (5), Hotel Waterfront Ivy (7445 East Chaparral Road) (6), Deseo (6902 East Greenway Parkway) (7), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (3131 North Scottsdale Road) (8), Four Seasons Freight SRVS (7418 East Helm Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community Tribal Office - Court (10005 East Osborn Road) (1), Scottsdale City - City Court (3700 North 75th Street) (2), Maricopa County Government - Justice Of The Peace- Northwest Phoenix Justice C (8230 East Butherus Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.449. This is worse than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.29
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. There were 72 monitors within city limits.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 33.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.34. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scottsdale and their reported violations in the past:

AAWC-PARADISE VALLEY SYSTEM (Population served: 12000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
OATMAN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 536, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
GREENHAVEN WATER CO (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ARCOSANTI CAMP (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scottsdale, AZ

People in group quarters in Scottsdale in 2010:

  • 622 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 205 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 153 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 52 people in college/university student housing
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Scottsdale in 2000:

  • 653 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 485 people in other group homes
  • 409 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 23 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Scottsdale compared to Arizona state average:

Scottsdale, Arizona environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Equidome Arena. Capacity: 6,340.
  • Tucson Convention Center. Capacity: 9,275.

Banks with most branches in Scottsdale (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 26 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 25 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • U.S. Bank National Association: East Greenway Parkway Safeway Branch, Old Town Scottsdale Branch, North Scottsdale Road Safeway Branch, Scottsdale Branch, North Pima Road Safeway Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Compass Bank: Pinnacle Peak Branch, Scottsdale Stadium Branch, Scottsdale & Thunderbird Branch, Via Linda/Flw Kbc Branch, Gainey Ranch Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • National Bank of Arizona: Silverstone Branch, North Scottsdale Branch, Gainey Ranch Branch, Thompson Peak Branch. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Comerica Bank: Scottsdale-Greenway Branch, Scottsdale - Riverwalk Branch, Scottsdale-Shea Branch, Scottsdale-Mcdowell Banking Center. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Enterprise Bank & Trust: Airpark Branch, North Scottsdale Office, Scottsdale Branch. Info updated 2011/11/08:, headquarters in Clayton, MO, 21 total offices
  • 33 other banks with 46 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • Sunburst Hotel & Conference Center, 4925 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 , Phone: (480) 945-7666, Fax: (480) 946-4056
  • Safari Resort, 4611 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 , Phone: (480) 945-0721
  • Orange Tree Golf Resort, 10601 N 56 St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 , Phone: (480) 948-6100
  • Registry Resort, 7171 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 , Phone: (480) 991-3800, Fax: (480) 905-2827
  • Days Inn Scottsdale, 4710 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 , Phone: (480) 947-5411, Fax: (480) 946-1324
  • Best Western Papago Inn & Resort, 7017 E Mcdowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257 , Phone: (480) 947-7335, Fax: (480) 994-0692
  • Millennium Resort Scottsdale, Mccormick Ranch, 7401 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 , Phone: (480) 948-5050, Fax: (480) 367-2488
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Scottsdale, 13440 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 , Phone: (480) 483-0042, Fax: (480) 483-3715
  • 61 other hotels and motels
All 69 fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsdale, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Scottsdale travel time to work - commute


Scottsdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scottsdale city (based on Maricopa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 236$1,207,272$61,3879$19,785
Other Government Administration 195$1,075,981$66,21417$41,531
Judicial and Legal 117$596,882$61,2199$17,962
Police Protection - Officers 413$2,210,242$64,2200$0
Police - Other 207$862,102$49,97718$39,436
Firefighters 238$866,237$43,6760$0
Fire - Other 25$121,781$58,4550$0
Correction 31$119,611$46,3010$0
Streets and Highways 74$346,553$56,1980$0
Airports 13$58,046$53,5810$0
Welfare 9$42,208$56,2771$2,713
Solid Waste Management 83$311,229$44,99711$18,884
Parks and Recreation 193$793,666$49,347379$361,763
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$23,254$93,0160$0
Water Supply 178$897,260$60,4893$8,492
Transit 4$21,236$63,7080$0
Local Libraries 83$368,052$53,21280$119,801
Other and Unallocable 201$977,738$58,37224$28,531
Totals for Government 2,303$10,899,350$56,792551$658,898

Scottsdale government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $178,335,000 ($797.87)
    Water Utilities: $89,794,000 ($401.74)
    Regular Highways: $30,656,000 ($137.15)
    Sewerage: $22,259,000 ($99.59)
    Air Transportation: $961,000 ($4.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $66,116,000 ($295.80)
    Water Utilities: $50,914,000 ($227.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,162,000 ($139.42)
    Central Staff Services: $25,457,000 ($113.89)
    General - Other: $24,659,000 ($110.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,227,000 ($108.39)
    Sewerage: $23,683,000 ($105.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,344,000 ($64.17)
    Regular Highways: $10,916,000 ($48.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,495,000 ($46.95)
    Libraries: $8,698,000 ($38.91)
    Financial Administration: $7,748,000 ($34.66)
    Transit Utilities: $7,451,000 ($33.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,966,000 ($31.17)
    Air Transportation: $2,287,000 ($10.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,385,000 ($162.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,507,000 ($69.38)
    Water Utilities: $7,839,000 ($35.07)
    Police Protection: $162,000 ($0.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000 ($0.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($0.10)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($0.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($0.07)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($0.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $130,149,000 ($582.29)

Scottsdale government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,075,000 ($147.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,168,000 ($76.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,788,000 ($25.90)
    Air Transportation: $3,342,000 ($14.95)
    All Other: $1,733,000 ($7.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,576,000 ($29.42)
    All Other: $300,000 ($1.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $70,588,000 ($315.81)
    Interest Earnings: $16,743,000 ($74.91)
    Rents: $4,173,000 ($18.67)
    Special Assessments: $1,617,000 ($7.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $76,242,000 ($341.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,887,000 ($191.88)
    Highways: $16,806,000 ($75.19)
    All Other: $6,840,000 ($30.60)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $170,549,000 ($763.03)
    Property: $60,072,000 ($268.76)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $22,087,000 ($98.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,651,000 ($43.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,970,000 ($40.13)
    NEC: $0 ($0.00)

Scottsdale government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $954,808,000 ($4271.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $707,221,000 ($3164.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,770,000 ($1296.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,183,000 ($188.73)

Scottsdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,239,000 ($269.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $565,935,000 ($2531.99)

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scottsdale:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scottsdale:

  • KHOT-FM (105.9 FM; PARADISE VALLEY, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPHF (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scottsdale:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K23BY (Channel 23; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • K57HX (Channel 57; MESA, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • K25DM (Channel 25; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KCOS-LP (Channel 28; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Scottsdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 195
Total length: 558 meters (1,831ft)
Total costs: $89,474,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,111,626
Total average daily truck traffic: 527,117

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 40
  • 1980-1989: 69
  • 1990-1999: 42
  • 2000-2009: 33
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Scottsdale, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scottsdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 422 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Scottsdale, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 139 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 223 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1237 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scottsdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Scottsdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 776 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED730$215,4872,222$354,9797,182$292,491129$253,3106$9,806,8151,465$299,83917$245,797
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$216,942218$373,147732$296,74627$145,1850$0142$298,2234$143,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED125$207,615476$422,4332,364$365,097104$182,2852$617,500491$281,5124$58,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN105$203,966337$427,0311,168$319,76055$206,5741$372,940278$305,3201$107,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$193,50676$357,779311$345,02913$198,4100$055$289,2770$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 40 tracts in Scottsdale, AZ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED197$272,79859$280,0925$163,264
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED62$297,76532$266,5268$303,694
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$255,25720$291,7275$218,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$372,2746$265,6231$264,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$264,7341$175,0002$182,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 361
  • Hazardous Condition: 180
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Scottsdale


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scottsdale, AZ

Most common first names in Scottsdale, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,09175.1 years
Robert90372.7 years
Mary85881.3 years
William80975.0 years
James64572.6 years
Helen61582.0 years
Dorothy52681.3 years
Charles51975.9 years
George49277.2 years
Margaret47882.1 years
Most common last names in Scottsdale, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32876.9 years
Johnson24077.4 years
Miller19177.2 years
Williams16077.1 years
Brown14576.6 years
Anderson14277.6 years
Jones13577.1 years
Davis12477.0 years
Wilson10476.4 years
Clark10375.1 years
Businesses in Scottsdale, AZ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Jack In The Box6
7-Eleven3Jamba Juice3
ALDO1Jimmy John's3
AMF Bowling1JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T5Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Jones New York5
Abercrombie Kids1Journeys1
Ace Hardware6Juicy Couture2
Aeropostale1KFC1
Albertsons5Kincaid1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kohl's1
Ann Taylor3Kroger9
Apple Store1LA Fitness2
Applebee's1La Quinta1
Arby's5La-Z-Boy1
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone2LensCrafters3
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill3Lowe's2
Banana Republic1Macy's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott10
Bath & Body Works3Marshalls1
Bebe2MasterBrand Cabinets23
Ben & Jerry's1McDonald's11
Best Western2Men's Wearhouse2
Big O Tires1Motel 61
Blockbuster8Motherhood Maternity1
Brookstone1New Balance11
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nike21
Budget Car Rental1Nordstrom2
Burger King4OfficeMax4
Buybuy BABY1Old Navy1
CVS8Olive Garden2
Cache2Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panda Express4
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza2
Chico's3Payless1
Chipotle5Penske3
Church's Chicken1PetSmart4
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports2
Clarks1Pizza Hut5
Cold Stone Creamery4Quiznos4
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack3
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster2
Costco1Red Robin1
Crate & Barrel2SAS Shoes1
Cricket Wireless4SONIC Drive-In1
Curves4Safeway9
Dairy Queen3Sam's Club1
Days Inn1Sears2
Decora Cabinetry8Sephora1
Dennys4Sleep Inn1
Discount Tire5Soma Intimates1
Domino's Pizza4Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts4Staples2
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks27
Express2Subway16
Extended Stay America1T-Mobile9
Extended Stay Deluxe1T.J.Maxx2
Famous Footwear2Taco Bell6
FedEx51Talbots2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Target3
Foot Locker1The Cheesecake Factory1
Forever 211The Limited1
GNC3The Room Place2
GameStop3Toys"R"Us2
Gap1Trader Joe's2
Gymboree1Travelodge1
H&M2U-Haul5
H&R Block7UPS57
Haagen-Dazs1Urban Outfitters1
Haworth1Vans4
Hilton1Verizon Wireless4
Hobby Lobby1Victoria's Secret2
Holiday Inn4Village Inn2
Hollister Co.1Vons9
Home Depot3Walgreens8
HomeTown Buffet1Walmart2
Homestead Studio Suites1Wendy's4
Hot Topic1Westin2
IHOP2Wet Seal1
J. Jill2Whole Foods Market1
J.Crew2YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Scottsdale, AZ


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