Nationwide Claims to Fame

Scottsdale is 37th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Scottsdale is 39th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Scottsdale is 43rd out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Scottsdale is 43rd out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

Scottsdale is 2nd in Arizona out of 73 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Scottsdale is 3rd in Arizona out of 74 other cities in Retail sales

Scottsdale is 3rd in Arizona out of 75 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Scottsdale is 4th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Households

Scottsdale is 4th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Housing units

Scottsdale is 4th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Income per capita

Scottsdale is 4th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Scottsdale is 5th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Size in square miles

Scottsdale is 6th in Arizona out of 60 other cities in Current population (2012)

Scottsdale is 6th in Arizona out of 98 other cities in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Current population (2012) 223,514 6th 6,553,255 313,914,040
Size in square miles 183.9 5th 113,594.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,182 30th 56.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Residents younger than 5 4.2% 79th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.8% 78th 24.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.0% 30th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.8% 12th 85.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 52.2% 4th 26.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Race - White 89.3% 26th 84.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.7% 42nd 4.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 76th 5.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.3% 14th 3.1% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 77th 0.3% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 76th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.8% 83rd 30.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.7% 20th 57.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Female residents 51.7% 25th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.7% 34th 13.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Housing units 124,001 4th 2,864,335 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.5% 8th 20.6% 25.9%
Households 100,912 4th 2,344,215 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.6% 58th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $430,500 6th $197,400 $186,200
People per household 2.2 86th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Income per capita $51,276 4th $25,784 $27,915
Income per household $71,816 18th $50,752 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.4% 75th 16.2% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Scottsdale Rank Arizona US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 37,104 3rd 491,529 27,092,908
Retail sales $6,645,363 3rd $86,758,801 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $28,447 8th $13,637 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,314,297 2nd $13,268,514 $613,795,732

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