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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: 104,949 (90,643 occupied: 70,199 owner occupied, 38,302 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Housing density: 570 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $1,214,426.

Median contract rent in 2015: $759 (lower quartile is $637, upper quartile is $912)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,915


Median gross rent in Scottsdale, AZ in 2015: $844

Housing units in Scottsdale with a mortgage: 42,636 (4,837 second mortgage, 5,748 home equity loan, 198 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,962

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $104,284

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,064

Median monthly housing costs: $1,237


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Scottsdale, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $434,700 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Scottsdale:

$434,700
Arizona:

$194,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $292,500 - $692,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $644,096
Here:

$644,096
State:

$276,616

Townhouses or other attached units: $314,366
Here:

$314,366
State:

$188,232

In 2-unit structures: $254,480
Here:

$254,480
State:

$183,344

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,165
Here:

$227,165
State:

$156,374

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,123
Here:

$192,123
State:

$179,929

Mobile homes: $74,236
Here:

$74,236
State:

$68,061
Median year house/condo built: 1988

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 201,063
  • In family households: 155,838 (43,802 male householders, 10,990 female householders)
    45,861 spouses, 46,037 children (42,313 natural, 1,432 adopted, 2,292 stepchildren), 1,463 grandchildren, 1,561 brothers or sisters, 1,185 parents, 2,156 other relatives, 2,783 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45,225 (15,277 male householders (10,690 living alone)), 20,533 female householders (17,108 living alone)), 9,415 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,681 (639 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 29,807 2-persons, 10,763 3-persons, 9,029 4-persons, 3,607 5-persons, 1,069 6-persons, 517 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,798 1-person, 6,941 2-persons, 869 3-persons, 145 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

29,082 married couples with children.
7,631 single-parent households (1,884 men, 5,747 women).

88.5% of residents of Scottsdale speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 19,302 (9.5%)
(42.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

3.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 184no bedroom
  • 1,7031 bedroom
  • 13,8472 bedrooms
  • 26,1773 bedrooms
  • 17,3104 bedrooms
  • 3,8775+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 1,372no bedroom
  • 9,1231 bedroom
  • 12,0962 bedrooms
  • 3,8273 bedrooms
  • 9994 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 1,636no vehicle
  • 20,3691 vehicle
  • 31,2192 vehicles
  • 7,8963 vehicles
  • 1,5694 vehicles
  • 4095+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

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

  • 2,764no vehicle
  • 14,8381 vehicle
  • 8,3382 vehicles
  • 1,2813 vehicles
  • 2084 vehicles
  • 1165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 1121 room
  • 5332 rooms
  • 1,6743 rooms
  • 5,1894 rooms
  • 12,2425 rooms
  • 14,1436 rooms
  • 12,1717 rooms
  • 9,0318 rooms
  • 8,0039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • 1,2271 room
  • 3,0292 rooms
  • 6,3893 rooms
  • 8,3794 rooms
  • 4,8265 rooms
  • 2,0666 rooms
  • 8707 rooms
  • 5258 rooms
  • 2349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 4,762Less than $10,000
  • 3,375$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,788$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4,549$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,260$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5,095$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4,422$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4,400$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4,254$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7,938$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9,623$60,000 to $74,999
  • 10,594$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7,295$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,612$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,791$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6,844$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 403Less than $10,000
  • 124$10,000 to $14,999
  • 125$15,000 to $19,999
  • 43$20,000 to $24,999
  • 76$25,000 to $29,999
  • 87$30,000 to $34,999
  • 137$35,000 to $39,999
  • 112$40,000 to $49,999
  • 265$50,000 to $59,999
  • 311$60,000 to $69,999
  • 503$70,000 to $79,999
  • 465$80,000 to $89,999
  • 435$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,383$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,126$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,447$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,583$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,400$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5,323$250,000 to $299,999
  • 13,722$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8,741$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15,358$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7,609$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,292$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 855$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,274$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • 77$200 to $249
  • 177$250 to $299
  • 209$350 to $399
  • 95$400 to $449
  • 92$500 to $549
  • 965$550 to $599
  • 1,017$600 to $649
  • 1,221$650 to $699
  • 1,478$700 to $749
  • 2,143$750 to $799
  • 4,985$800 to $899
  • 4,569$900 to $999
  • 8,248$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,606$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,667$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,731$2,000 to $2,499
  • 547$2,500 to $2,999
  • 637$3,000 to $3,499
  • 236$3,500 or more
  • 1,602No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,1901995 to March 2000
  • 2,8041990 to 1994
  • 2,0961985 to 1989
  • 1,8571980 to 1984
  • 1,4601975 to 1979
  • 1,0131970 to 1974
  • 1,0821965 to 1969
  • 3,800Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Scottsdale population
Scottsdale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,029
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,116
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 13,512
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,305
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 15,461
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7,835
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 14,351
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,513
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3,756
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,747
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,414
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,488
Scottsdale, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.6%
Number of people working at home: 7,297 (7.1% of all workers)

Scottsdale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 82,585 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 7,857 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 950 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 52 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 30 (0%)
  • Railroad: 16 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 117 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 338 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 812 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,752 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,005 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7,297 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 28,123
 Other groups: 24,740
 Irish: 18,600
 English: 18,418
 Italian: 14,332
 United States or American: 9,120
 Polish: 6,245
 Norwegian: 4,552
 French (except Basque): 4,337
 Russian: 4,197
 Scottish: 3,825
 Swedish: 3,649
 Scotch-Irish: 3,115
 Dutch: 2,267
 European: 1,883
 Canadian: 1,571
 Danish: 1,491
 Welsh: 1,293
 Hungarian: 1,206
 Arab:: 1,196
 Greek: 1,196
 British: 1,094
 French Canadian: 1,088
 Austrian: 786
 Czech: 728
 Swiss: 712
 Ukrainian: 698
 Iranian: 614
 Lithuanian: 569
 Romanian: 529
 Portuguese: 509
 Slovak: 493
 Eastern European: 470
 Belgian: 469
 Scandinavian: 446
 Czechoslovakian: 403
 Lebanese: 394
 Finnish: 386
 Armenian: 354
 Croatian: 336
 Subsaharan African:: 303
 Yugoslavian: 268
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 234
 Arab/Arabic: 193
 Serbian: 192
 Northern European: 159
 Slovene: 159
 Israeli: 150
 Egyptian: 144
 Australian: 139
 South African: 131
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 124
 Jordanian: 115
 Other Arab: 110
 Palestinian: 104
 Latvian: 102
 African: 94
 Syrian: 92
 Luxemburger: 84
 Albanian: 76
 Turkish: 72
 Maltese: 70
 Slavic: 65
 Pennsylvania German: 58
 New Zealander: 57
 Brazilian: 55
 Basque: 53
 Bulgarian: 49
 Iraqi: 44
 Jamaican: 43
 Nigerian: 42
 Celtic: 33
 Icelander: 29
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 27
 Alsatian: 26
 Macedonian: 25
 Acadian/Cajun: 24
 West Indian: 23
 Estonian: 21
 Other Subsaharan African: 21
 Afghan: 19
 Haitian: 15
 Kenyan: 11
 German Russian: 9
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 9
 Bermudan: 7
 Guyanese: 6
 Somalian: 4

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

  • 23%Mexico
  • 15%Canada
  • 7%United Kingdom
  • 5%Germany
  • 3%Italy
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%India

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

  • This state: 37,110
  • Northeast: 33,416
  • Midwest: 63,403
  • South: 18,050
  • West: 29,309

41% of Scottsdale residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 6% lived in Arizona.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 254
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 70
  • 5th and 6th grade: 525
  • 7th and 8th grade: 596
  • 9th grade: 510
  • 10th grade: 642
  • 11th grade: 540
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,532
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,397
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,790
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,830
  • Associate degree: 3,955
  • Bachelor's degree: 23,180
  • Master's degree: 7,515
  • Professional school degree: 4,130
  • Doctorate degree: 1,411

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 309
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 117
  • 5th and 6th grade: 276
  • 7th and 8th grade: 796
  • 9th grade: 568
  • 10th grade: 803
  • 11th grade: 688
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,553
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,334
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,634
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 16,425
  • Associate degree: 6,044
  • Bachelor's degree: 21,090
  • Master's degree: 6,796
  • Professional school degree: 1,561
  • Doctorate degree: 791

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 6.1%Females
Scottsdale marital status for males
Scottsdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 57,290
  • One, attached: 13,986
  • Two: 509
  • 3 or 4: 4,461
  • 5 to 9: 7,906
  • 10 to 19: 6,660
  • 20 to 49: 2,618
  • 50 or more: 10,502
  • Mobile homes: 952
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 65

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Scottsdale:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,121
Here:

11.6%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 629
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,584
Here:

15.8%
Arizona:

13.2%

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)