Latest Data (2018)
Population 255,310
Nationwide Rank 85

Quick Facts

Scottsdale, Arizona is the 85th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Scottsdale, Arizona is a city.

Scottsdale, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Scottsdale had its largest population ever.

Scottsdale, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Scottsdale, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
75 Durham, North Carolina 274,291 45.2%
76 Chula Vista, California 271,651 54.6%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 267,633 5.4%
78 Jersey City, New Jersey 265,549 10.6%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,098 6.5%
80 Laredo, Texas 261,639 45.7%
81 Madison, Wisconsin 258,054 22.8%
82 Chandler, Arizona 257,165 43.2%
83 Buffalo, New York 256,304 -12.2%
84 Lubbock, Texas 255,885 27.7%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 255,310 24.9%
86 Reno, Nevada 250,998 36.4%
87 Glendale, Arizona 250,702 13.0%
88 Gilbert, Arizona 248,279 111.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 246,328 21.8%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 245,949 108.4%
91 Norfolk, Virginia 244,076 4.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 242,634 21.1%
93 Garland, Texas 242,507 12.2%
94 Irving, Texas 242,242 26.2%
95 Hialeah, Florida 238,942 5.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
35 Mesa 508,958 26.3%
82 Chandler 257,165 43.2%
85 Scottsdale 255,310 24.9%
87 Glendale 250,702 13.0%
88 Gilbert 248,279 111.6%
129 Tempe 192,364 21.0%
152 Peoria 172,259 55.2%
198 Surprise 138,161 327.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 255,310 85
2017 249,950 85
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