Scottsdale, AZ 85251 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 85251: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,518
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,423
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12,358
  • County: Maricopa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.494, Longitude -111.923
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: No

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Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,633
Daytime Population: Workers 43,760
Daytime Population: Residents 15,385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 59,145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 36,522
Population in Familes 20,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 5,030
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $50,415
Average Household Income $73,310
Per Capita Income $38,144


Total Housing Units 23,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,648 (36.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,360 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,525 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $277,092
Average Home Value $356,539


Total Households 19,008
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 7,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.55% 1.67%
Households 1.59% 1.67%
Families 1.22% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Scottsdale, AZ 85251 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 85251 to the other 383 ZIP Codes in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 81 79th
Population Density # 34 91st
Diversity Index # 205 46th
Median Household Income # 131 66th
Per Capita Income # 43 89th

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