The City of Scottsdale is the 7th largest city in Arizona with a population of 226,562 as of July 1, 2015. Scottsdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Scottsdale is located at latitude 33.6843 and longitude -111.8611 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Scottsdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 183.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,257 feet.
The City of Scottsdale (GNIS ID: 2411845) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scottsdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||225,361|
|Population in Familes||164,112|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,201|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||128,519 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||68,453 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||37,681 (29.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22,385 (17.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$435,857|
|Average Home Value||$530,518|
|Median Household Income||$66,399|
|Average Household Income||$102,591|
|Per Capita Income||$48,091|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.86%|
The table below compares Scottsdale to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 7||99th|
|Population Density1||# 45||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 247||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 31||93rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 10||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.