Scottsdale, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 226,918 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 112,426  (49.5%)
Females: 114,492  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85257, 85258, 85260.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,690 (it was $57,484 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$69,690
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $49,932 (it was $39,158 in 2000)

Scottsdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $382,300 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$382,300
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $489,040; Detached houses: $565,239; Townhouses or other attached units: $277,584; In 2-unit structures: $185,172; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,418; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,937; Mobile homes: $69,720; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,894

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,134.

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  • Races in Scottsdale, AZ (2013)

    Scottsdale races chart
    • 181,59380.0%White alone
    • 24,96111.0%Hispanic
    • 8,9984.0%Asian alone
    • 4,2891.9%Black alone
    • 4,2621.9%Two or more races
    • 1,8490.8%American Indian alone
    • 9130.4%Other race alone
    • 440.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Scottsdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Scottsdale: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.9%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.3%), Italian (6.6%), Polish (3.3%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Land area: 184.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,232 people per square mile   (low).

Scottsdale,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Scottsdale:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottsdale city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

24,771 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.6% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 1.6% North America).

This city:

10.9%
Arizona:

13.5%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Scottsdale, Arizona as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Scottsdale to the number of sex offenders is 5,588 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 2013: $2,300 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,896 (0.6%)

Scottsdale satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +70,909 (+31.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 59,777 (52.7%)

Scottsdale household income distribution Scottsdale home values distribution

Property values in Scottsdale, AZ


Crime rates in Scottsdale by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 101744555104434
per 100,000 4.80.53.21.81.72.12.12.14.21.71.81.31.8
Rapes 58636263516541281933344237
per 100,000 27.729.228.128.122.227.717.411.77.914.315.418.816.4
Robberies 196171163132125153143130129100125115101
per 100,000 93.579.373.958.854.565.260.854.453.943.456.751.544.8
Assaults 355248261269285282249260252216237169195
per 100,000 169.3115.0118.3119.9124.3120.2105.8108.8105.493.7107.575.686.5
Burglaries 2,6602,7862,3152,0871,8691,7211,5231,4881,3371,2811,4241,2551,093
per 100,000 1,268.61,292.31,048.9930.2815.0733.4647.4622.8559.1555.8645.9561.7484.7
Thefts 5,2515,4875,6595,5934,7035,4765,8635,8975,1555,0145,0544,5514,465
per 100,000 2,504.22,545.32,564.12,492.92,050.72,333.72,492.32,468.32,155.92,175.32,292.52,036.91,979.8
Auto thefts 1,3751,3781,5011,3181,1611,118752518306268246241208
per 100,000 655.7639.2680.1587.5506.2476.5319.7216.8128.0116.3111.6107.992.2
Arson 58515732305031363112252715
per 100,000 27.723.725.814.313.121.313.215.113.05.211.312.16.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 324.5304.7295.5270.7234.5244.9221.0204.7181.7176.2194.0172.1162.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Scottsdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 651 (410 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Arizona average:

1.85

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Scottsdale tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +72,151 (+55.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Scottsdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Scottsdale, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Scottsdale-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 420% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 269.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from Scottsdale center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 232.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Scottsdale center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 417.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scottsdale topographic map

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 in Scottsdale:

  • BARIX CLINICS OF ARIZONA (17500 N PERIMETER DRIVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SURGERY CENTER SCOTTSDALE- CLOSE CHOW (9522 EAST SAN SALVADOR, SUITE 100 (CLOSED))
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-OSBORN MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 7400 EAST OSBORN ROAD)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-SHEA MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 9003 EAST SHEA BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-THOMPSON PEAK HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 7400 EAST THOMPSON PEAK PARKWAY)
  • SCOTTSDALE HOSPICE OF VALLEY (5111 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, STE 108)
  • SOJOURN CARE (7975 NORTH HAYDEN ROAD, SUITE A205)
  • VISTACARE OF ARIZONA (4800 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 3500)

Dialysis Facilities in Scottsdale:

  • CAMELBACK DIALYSIS (DVA) (7321 E OSBORN DR)
  • DESERT MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS (DVA) (9220 E MOUNTAIN VIEW RD STE 105)
  • NORTH SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (16101 N 82ND ST STE 6-7)
  • SALT RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (FMC) (10301 E OSBORN RD BLDG 14)
  • SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (1495 N HAYDEN STE D1-D4)
  • SCOTTSDALE DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (4725 N SCOTTSDALE RD STE 100)

Home Health Centers in Scottsdale:

  • ALARYS HOME HEALTH, INC (4250 NORTH DRINKWATER BLVD SUITE 100)
  • ASSISTED HEALTHCARE SERVICES (8165 EAST INDIAN BEND, # 101)
  • ATLANTIC HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (10505 NORTH 69TH STREET, SUITE # 1300)
  • DEPENDABLE NURSES OF PHOENIX (8687 EAST VIA DE VENTURA, SUITE 110)
  • FOCUS HOME THERAPY AND MEDICAL SERVICES, LLC (10575 NORTH 114TH STREET, SUITE 101)
  • LEGACY HOME HEALTHCARE MARICOPA (10619 NORTH HAYDEN ROAD, SUITE A-105)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (11000 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 215)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH (5111 NORTH SCOTTSDALE ROAD, SUITE 143)
  • WATERMARK AT HOME (6240 EAST THOMAS ROAD, SUITE 203)

Nursing Homes in Scottsdale:

  • ADVANCED HEALTH CARE OF SCOTTSDALE (9846 NORTH 95TH STREET)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - SHADOW MOUNTAIN (11150 NORTH 92ND STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SCOTTSDALE (9494 EAST BECKER LANE)
  • PLAZA HEALTHCARE (1475 NORTH GRANITE REEF ROAD)
  • PUEBLO NORTE SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY (7100 EAST MESCAL STREET)
  • SCOTTSDALE HERITAGE COURT (3339 NORTH DRINKWATER BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (3293 NORTH DRINKWATER BOULEVARD)
  • SCOTTSDALE VILLAGE SQUARE (2620 NORTH 68TH STREET)
  • VI AT GRAYHAWK, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUNITY (7501 EAST THOMPSON PEAK PARKWAY)
  • VI AT SILVERSTONE, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUN (22605 NORTH 74TH STREET)

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.

Colleges/Universities in Scottsdale:

  • Scottsdale Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,030; Location: 9000 E Chaparral Rd; Public; Website: www.scottsdalecc.edu)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (FT enrollment: 5,445; Location: 1475 N Scottsdale Road - Ste 315; Public; Website: www.asu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (FT enrollment: 2,123; Location: 8100 E Camelback Rd, Suite 1001; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/scottsdale)
  • Penrose Academy (FT enrollment: 252; Location: 13402 North Scottsdale Road; Suite B160; Private, for-profit; Website: www.penroseacademy.com)
  • Arizona Culinary Institute (FT enrollment: 170; Location: 10585 N 114th St Ste 401; Private, for-profit; Website: www.azculinary.edu)
  • Brillare Hairdressing Academy (FT enrollment: 151; Location: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite H-300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brillare.com/)
  • Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 8010 East McDowell Road #214; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cortiva.com/)
  • International School of Cosmetology-Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy (FT enrollment: 93; Location: 8939 E Indian Bean Rd Ste B-2; Private, for-profit; Website: toniguy.com/academy/scottsdale_beauty_school/default.aspx)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture (FT enrollment: 30; Location: Taliesin West; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.taliesin.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Classic Cooking Academy (FT enrollment: 7; Location: 10411 East McDowell Mtn Ranch Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ccacademy.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scottsdale:

  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,259)
  • Anthem College-Phoenix (about 12 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • GateWay Community College (about 12 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 12 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Rio Salado College (about 14 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,894)

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

Main business address in Scottsdale include: MOBILITY ELECTRONICS INC (A), RURAL METRO CORP /DE/ (B), BFI ENERGY SYSTEMS OF BOSTON INC (C), M B A HOLDINGS INC (D), MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORP (E), GIANT INDUSTRIES INC (F), SPIRIT FINANCE CORP (G). 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 284. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

284
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

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

JOHNSON UTILITIES (Address: 5230 E SHEA BLVD , Population served: 59,640, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-05-2012 to APR-15-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-05-2012 to APR-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 131 regular monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
OATMAN WATER COMPANY (Address: 9184 N 81ST ST , Population served: 536, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PARELLI INTL STUDY CENTER (Serves CO, Population served: 519, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-11-2007 to APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GHR LANDOWNERS ASSN WATER COOP (Address: 11445 E VIA LINDA , Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-02-2013 to JAN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2013)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
COUNTRY SQUIRE MOBILE HOME PK (Address: 6991 EAST CAMELBACK ROAD SUITE B-310 , Serves FL, Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
RYE BAR AND STEAK HOUSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-03-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2009)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LAUGHLIN RANCH WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-06-2008 to FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
FOOTHILLS MHP (Address: 3002 N 61ST PL , Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Non-Acute MRDL - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scottsdale that have no violations reported:

  • RIVERLAND RESORT (Serves CA, Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • X PLICIT SHOW CLUB (Address: 11454 E TROON VISTA DR , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALEXANDER MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves ND, Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.3%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for American Indian residents, 29.9% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)
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

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, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Scottsdale compared to Arizona state average:

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Arizona average:

12.5

Scottsdale travel time to work - commute Scottsdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Scottsdale:

(Scottsdale, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 141$689,940$58,7182$8,637
Other Government Administration 240$1,527,443$76,37213$30,890
Judicial and Legal 104$593,314$68,45914$23,634
Police Protection - Officers 467$3,214,819$82,6083$3,965
Police - Other 183$955,016$62,6243$8,564
Firefighters 246$1,696,672$82,7640$0
Fire - Other 2$10,304$61,8240$0
Streets and Highways 76$410,152$64,7612$7,404
Airports 14$68,993$59,1370$0
Welfare 48$210,976$52,74427$50,546
Solid Waste Management 90$383,137$51,0850$0
Parks and Recreation 181$838,099$55,565252$272,468
Water Supply 183$1,050,997$68,9180$0
Transit 4$22,111$66,3330$0
Local Libraries 69$320,523$55,74378$136,635
Other and Unallocable 123$628,371$61,3040$0
Totals for Government 2,171$12,620,867$69,761394$542,743

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $178,335,000 ($785.90)
    Water Utilities: $89,794,000 ($395.71)
    Regular Highways: $30,656,000 ($135.10)
    Sewerage: $22,259,000 ($98.09)
    Air Transportation: $961,000 ($4.24)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $66,116,000 ($291.37)
    Water Utilities: $50,914,000 ($224.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,162,000 ($137.33)
    Central Staff Services: $25,457,000 ($112.19)
    General - Other: $24,659,000 ($108.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,227,000 ($106.77)
    Sewerage: $23,683,000 ($104.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,344,000 ($63.21)
    Regular Highways: $10,916,000 ($48.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,495,000 ($46.25)
    Libraries: $8,698,000 ($38.33)
    Financial Administration: $7,748,000 ($34.14)
    Transit Utilities: $7,451,000 ($32.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,966,000 ($30.70)
    Air Transportation: $2,287,000 ($10.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,385,000 ($160.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,507,000 ($68.34)
    Water Utilities: $7,839,000 ($34.55)
    Police Protection: $162,000 ($0.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000 ($0.30)
    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 ($573.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,075,000 ($145.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,168,000 ($75.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,788,000 ($25.51)
    Air Transportation: $3,342,000 ($14.73)
    All Other: $1,733,000 ($7.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,576,000 ($28.98)
    All Other: $300,000 ($1.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $70,588,000 ($311.07)
    Interest Earnings: $16,743,000 ($73.78)
    Rents: $4,173,000 ($18.39)
    Special Assessments: $1,617,000 ($7.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $76,242,000 ($335.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,887,000 ($189.00)
    Highways: $16,806,000 ($74.06)
    All Other: $6,840,000 ($30.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $170,549,000 ($751.59)
    Property: $60,072,000 ($264.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $22,087,000 ($97.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,651,000 ($42.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,970,000 ($39.53)
    NEC: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $954,808,000 ($4207.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $707,221,000 ($3116.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,770,000 ($1276.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,183,000 ($185.90)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,239,000 ($265.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $565,935,000 ($2494.01)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 196Number of bridges
  • 559m1,834ftTotal length
  • $89,474,000Total costs
  • 5,130,144Total average daily traffic
  • 528,968Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 401970-1979
  • 691980-1989
  • 431990-1999
  • 332000-2009
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 Fitness2Jimmy John's3
7-Eleven3JoS. A. Bank1
99 Cents Only Stores1Johnny Rockets1
ALDO1Jones New York5
AMF Bowling1Journeys1
AT&T5Juicy Couture2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1KFC1
Ace Hardware6Kincaid1
Aeropostale1Kohl's1
Albertsons5Kroger9
American Eagle Outfitters1LA Fitness2
Ann Taylor3La Quinta1
Apple Store1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's5LensCrafters3
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone2Lowe's2
Avenue1Macy's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill3Marriott10
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Barnes & Noble2MasterBrand Cabinets23
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's11
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse2
Bebe2Motel 61
Ben & Jerry's1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western2New Balance11
Big O Tires1Nike21
Blockbuster8Nissan1
Brookstone1Nordstrom2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1OfficeMax4
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Burger King4Olive Garden2
Buybuy BABY1Pac Sun1
CVS8Panda Express4
Cache2Papa John's Pizza2
Carl\s Jr.2Payless1
Charlotte Russe1Penske3
Chevrolet1PetSmart4
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports2
Chico's3Pizza Hut5
Chipotle5Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken1Pottery Barn1
Circle K19Pottery Barn Kids1
Clarion1Quiznos4
Clarks1RadioShack3
Cold Stone Creamery4Red Lobster2
Coldwater Creek1Red Robin1
Comfort Suites1SAS Shoes1
Costco1SONIC Drive-In1
Crate & Barrel2Safeway9
Cricket Wireless4Sam's Club1
Curves4Sears2
Dairy Queen3Sephora1
Days Inn1Sheraton1
Decora Cabinetry8Skechers USA1
Dennys4Sleep Inn1
Discount Tire5Soma Intimates1
Domino's Pizza4Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts4Staples2
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks27
Express2Subaru1
Extended Stay America1Subway16
Extended Stay Deluxe1T-Mobile9
Famous Footwear2T.J.Maxx2
FedEx51Taco Bell6
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Talbots2
Foot Locker1Target3
Ford2The Cheesecake Factory1
Forever 211The Limited1
GNC3The Room Place2
GameStop3Toyota1
Gap1Toys"R"Us2
Gymboree1Trader Joe's2
H&M2Travelodge1
H&R Block7U-Haul5
Haagen-Dazs1UPS57
Haworth1Urban Outfitters1
Hilton7Vans4
Hobby Lobby1Verizon Wireless4
Holiday Inn4Victoria's Secret2
Hollister Co.1Village Inn2
Home Depot3Volkswagen1
HomeTown Buffet1Vons9
Homestead Studio Suites1Walgreens8
Honda1Walmart2
Hot Topic1Wendy's4
IHOP2Westin2
J. Jill2Wet Seal1
J.Crew2Whole Foods Market1
Jack In The Box6YMCA2
Jamba Juice3Z Gallerie2

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 (85258) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #100 (85260) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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