Latest Data (2016)
Population 246,645
Nationwide Rank 85

Quick Facts

Scottsdale, Arizona is the 85th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Scottsdale, Arizona is a city.

Scottsdale, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Scottsdale had its largest population ever.

Scottsdale, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Scottsdale, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%
91 Irving, Texas 238,289 24.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 237,940 18.8%
93 Gilbert, Arizona 237,133 102.1%
94 Hialeah, Florida 236,387 4.5%
95 Garland, Texas 234,943 8.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
36 Mesa 484,587 20.2%
84 Chandler 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale 245,895 10.8%
93 Gilbert 237,133 102.1%
133 Tempe 182,498 14.8%
156 Peoria 164,173 47.9%
202 Surprise 132,677 310.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 246,645 85
2015 236,839 92
2014 230,512 95
2013 226,918 95
2012 223,514 94
2011 219,775 94
2010 217,385 92
2009 237,844 79
2008 235,633 79
2007 233,605 80
2006 230,813 80
2005 227,717 81
2004 223,039 82
2003 219,394 81
2002 216,063 84
2001 211,194 85
2000 204,285 86
1990 130,086 142