Latest Data (2017)
Population 249,950
Nationwide Rank 85

Quick Facts

Scottsdale, Arizona is the 85th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Scottsdale, Arizona is a city.

Scottsdale, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Scottsdale had its largest population ever.

Scottsdale, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Scottsdale, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%
83 Lubbock, Texas 253,888 26.7%
84 Chandler, Arizona 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 249,950 22.3%
86 Reno, Nevada 248,853 35.2%
87 Glendale, Arizona 246,709 11.2%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 244,703 4.4%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 244,605 20.9%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 242,975 105.9%
91 Gilbert, Arizona 242,354 106.5%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 240,397 20.0%
93 Irving, Texas 240,373 25.2%
94 Hialeah, Florida 239,673 5.9%
95 Garland, Texas 238,002 10.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
36 Mesa 496,401 23.2%
84 Chandler 253,458 41.1%
85 Scottsdale 249,950 22.3%
87 Glendale 246,709 11.2%
91 Gilbert 242,354 106.5%
133 Tempe 185,038 16.4%
153 Peoria 168,181 51.5%
203 Surprise 134,085 314.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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