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Scottsdale, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Scottsdale,AZ index of house prices

Total population: 230,512 (Urban population: 193,803 (191,272 inside urbanized areas, 2,531 inside urban clusters), Rural population: 8,941 (50 farm, 8,891 nonfarm))

Houses: 135,962 (112,795 occupied: 73,739 owner occupied, 39,056 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

37%

Housing density: 738 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $827,029.

Median contract rent in 2016: $759 (lower quartile is $637, upper quartile is $912)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,836


Median gross rent in Scottsdale, AZ in 2016: $844

Housing units in Scottsdale with a mortgage: 47,872 (1,011 second mortgage, 7,933 home equity loan, 217 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,867

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $111,437

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $79,042

Median monthly housing costs: $1,313


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Scottsdale, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $439,300 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$439,300
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $288,800 - $726,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $675,942
Here:

$675,942
State:

$286,937

Townhouses or other attached units: $351,753
Here:

$351,753
State:

$205,285

In 2-unit structures: $236,686
Here:

$236,686
State:

$182,416

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,470
Here:

$208,470
State:

$159,891

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,311
Here:

$231,311
State:

$196,070

Mobile homes: $73,495
Here:

$73,495
State:

$67,190
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 246,646
  • In family households: 183,073 (36,483 male householders, 27,855 female householders)
    52,852 spouses, 53,423 children (50,675 natural, 1,121 adopted, 1,627 stepchildren), 3,041 grandchildren, 1,380 brothers or sisters, 2,622 parents, 3,039 other relatives, 2,378 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 61,934 (22,615 male householders (17,611 living alone)), 25,842 female householders (21,222 living alone)), 13,477 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,639

Size of family households: 39,083 2-persons, 11,673 3-persons, 8,647 4-persons, 3,252 5-persons, 1,050 6-persons, 633 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 38,833 1-person, 8,946 2-persons, 521 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

28,994 married couples with children.
7,279 single-parent households (1,421 men, 5,858 women).

86.8% of residents of Scottsdale speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 31,101 (12.6%)
(56.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 211no bedroom
  • 2,3151 bedroom
  • 17,1652 bedrooms
  • 28,6213 bedrooms
  • 18,9594 bedrooms
  • 6,4685+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 1,746no bedroom
  • 11,4291 bedroom
  • 14,6582 bedrooms
  • 7,5403 bedrooms
  • 3,2844 bedrooms
  • 3995+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Scottsdale in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,228no vehicle
  • 23,8711 vehicle
  • 35,5942 vehicles
  • 8,9893 vehicles
  • 2,7304 vehicles
  • 1,3275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Cars and other vehicles available in Scottsdale in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,866no vehicle
  • 21,1921 vehicle
  • 11,7462 vehicles
  • 1,7343 vehicles
  • 4574 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 2111 room
  • 8102 rooms
  • 3,1333 rooms
  • 8,1164 rooms
  • 11,7565 rooms
  • 14,6976 rooms
  • 11,8327 rooms
  • 9,6188 rooms
  • 13,5669+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 1,6681 room
  • 3,6442 rooms
  • 8,2703 rooms
  • 9,9204 rooms
  • 6,8785 rooms
  • 5,4196 rooms
  • 1,5727 rooms
  • 6318 rooms
  • 1,0549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Scottsdale, AZ household income distribution

  • Scottsdale, AZ household income distribution
  • 5,542Less than $10,000
  • 3,111$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,412$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,041$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,138$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,654$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4,210$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5,363$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,634$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,943$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8,785$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12,479$75,000 to $99,999
  • 11,211$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9,308$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10,209$150,000 to $199,999
  • 17,755$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 463Less than $10,000
  • 92$20,000 to $24,999
  • 167$25,000 to $29,999
  • 122$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 90$40,000 to $49,999
  • 236$50,000 to $59,999
  • 204$60,000 to $69,999
  • 211$70,000 to $79,999
  • 100$80,000 to $89,999
  • 337$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,083$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,043$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,850$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,654$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5,002$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6,100$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12,998$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10,355$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13,438$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8,645$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,609$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,617$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2,273$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 53$100 to $149
  • 370$150 to $199
  • 49$200 to $249
  • 126$250 to $299
  • 74$300 to $349
  • 75$350 to $399
  • 463$500 to $549
  • 487$550 to $599
  • 231$600 to $649
  • 652$650 to $699
  • 1,599$700 to $749
  • 1,480$750 to $799
  • 4,290$800 to $899
  • 3,217$900 to $999
  • 9,735$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,533$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,781$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,674$2,000 to $2,499
  • 957$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,162$3,000 to $3,499
  • 57$3,500 or more
  • 1,991No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,4202010 or later
  • 5,2372000 to 2009
  • 5,5361990 to 1999
  • 3,9531980 to 1989
  • 2,4731970 to 1979
  • 4,882Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Scottsdale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,487
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,698
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14,304
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 18,376
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 18,943
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8,600
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 17,684
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4,070
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4,977
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,689
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,496
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,747
Scottsdale, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.8%
Number of people working at home: 13,249 (10.7% of all workers)

Scottsdale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 160,497 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 19,084 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,955 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 157 (0%)
  • Railroad: 49 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,853 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,253 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,767 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 13,249 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 13,547
 European: 8,486
 Italian: 8,150
 Irish: 7,858
 American: 7,376
 English: 6,629
 Polish: 2,778
 Russian: 2,248
 Scottish: 1,997
 Norwegian: 1,994
 British: 1,720
 Iranian: 1,591
 Eastern European: 1,470
 Canadian: 1,122
 Dutch: 1,061
 Swedish: 1,039
 Syrian: 1,004
 French (except Basque): 1,001
 Greek: 857
 Scotch-Irish: 830
 Northern European: 830
 Hungarian: 751
 Romanian: 717
 Ukrainian: 635
 French Canadian: 621
 Czech: 436
 Danish: 417
 Scandinavian: 402
 Welsh: 400
 Portuguese: 348
 Moroccan: 280
 Israeli: 275
 Finnish: 275
 Austrian: 233
 Belgian: 231
 Lebanese: 228
 Czechoslovakian: 220
 Lithuanian: 219
 Slovak: 163
 Swiss: 125
 Bulgarian: 125
 Yugoslavian: 124
 Sudanese: 119
 Jamaican: 111
 Serbian: 106
 Albanian: 96
 Egyptian: 96
 Armenian: 95
 South African: 89
 Croatian: 89
 Turkish: 69
 Cajun: 67
 Iraqi: 60
 African: 53
 Slovene: 52
 Australian: 50
 Arab: 49
 Latvian: 47
 Icelander: 46
 Brazilian: 39
 Slavic: 36
 Luxemburger: 35
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 34
 Ethiopian: 29
 Basque: 25
 Barbadian: 25
 Palestinian: 20
 Ugandan: 20
 German Russian: 20
 Pennsylvania German: 18
 Estonian: 15
 West Indian: 13
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 12
 Afghan: 10
 Jordanian: 8
 Maltese: 7
 Guyanese: 5
 New Zealander: 5
 Haitian: 5
 Belizean: 5
 Celtic: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Mexico
  • 15%Canada
  • 9%India
  • 4%England
  • 4%Iran
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 55,141
  • Other state: 157,986
  • Northeast: 33,627
  • Midwest: 67,190
  • South: 20,851
  • West: 36,318

83% of Scottsdale residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 13% lived in Arizona.

Scottsdale:

82.9%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 364
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 411
  • 5th and 6th grade: 165
  • 7th and 8th grade: 451
  • 9th grade: 201
  • 10th grade: 182
  • 11th grade: 572
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 544
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,333
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,143
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,203
  • Associate degree: 4,730
  • Bachelor's degree: 35,444
  • Master's degree: 11,895
  • Professional school degree: 7,767
  • Doctorate degree: 3,535

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 392
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 576
  • 5th and 6th grade: 272
  • 7th and 8th grade: 574
  • 9th grade: 117
  • 10th grade: 154
  • 11th grade: 335
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 669
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 14,173
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,586
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15,245
  • Associate degree: 8,190
  • Bachelor's degree: 34,649
  • Master's degree: 14,298
  • Professional school degree: 3,494
  • Doctorate degree: 1,840

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 17.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 0.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 2.3%Females
Scottsdale marital status for males
Scottsdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 72,576
  • One, attached: 20,253
  • Two: 867
  • 3 or 4: 4,558
  • 5 to 9: 7,981
  • 10 to 19: 7,519
  • 20 to 49: 4,296
  • 50 or more: 16,263
  • Mobile homes: 1,515
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 134

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,992

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Scottsdale:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scottsdale
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (60.6%)
  • Utility gas (37.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (83.0%)
  • Utility gas (15.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,659
Here:

14.8%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,634
Here:

15.9%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 713
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

12.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)