Scottsdale, AZ Population

By | June 4, 2019

Population: 202,705. Estimated population in July 2020: 226,013 (+11.5% change)
Males: 97,785 (48.2%), Females: 104,920 (51.8%)

Maricopa County

Zip codes: 85250, 85251, 85254, 85255, 85256, 85257, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262.

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $57,484
Median house value: $220,800

Races in Scottsdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (7.0%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.6%), Irish (14.1%), English (13.4%), Italian (8.5%), United States (4.5%), Polish (4.4%).

Land area: 184.2 square miles

Map of Scottsdale, AZ

Population

For population 25 years and over in Scottsdale

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 44.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottsdale city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

9.5% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 2.8% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +72,151 (+55.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Scottsdale:

  • HEALTHSOUTH MERIDIAN POINT REHAB HOSP (11250 NORTH 92ND STREET)
  • SAMARITAN BEHAV HEALTH CNTR SCOTTSDALE (7575 EAST EARLL DRIVE)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-OSBORN (7400 EAST OSBORN ROAD)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-SHEA (9003 EAST SHEA BOULEVARD)
  • SENIOR HORIZONS (7100 EAST MESCAL ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scottsdale:

  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 13 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: PHX)
  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 27 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: IWA)
  • LUKE AFB (about 33 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: LUF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Scottsdale:

  • SCOTTSDALE (about 2 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: SDL)
  • PHOENIX DEER VALLEY (about 14 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: DVT)
  • FALCON FLD (about 16 miles; MESA, AZ; Abbreviation: FFZ)

Amtrak stations near Scottsdale:

  • 14 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Scottsdale:

  • SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,345; Location: 9000 E CHAPARRAL RD; Public; Website: www.sc.maricopa.edu)
  • SCOTTSDALE CULINARY INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 602; Location: 8100 E CAMELBACK RD, SUITE 1001; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • PHOENIX THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 121; Location: 609 N SCOTTSDALE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • ALLURE CAREER COLLEGE OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 70; Location: 7730 E MCDOWELL; Private, for-profit; Website: artisticbeautycolleges.com)
  • SCOTT COLE ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 7201 E CAMELBACK STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: attheacademy.com)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Location: 9201 E MOUNTAINVIEW RD STE 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • JOHN CASABLANCAS (Location: 7426 E STETSON AVE STE 220; Private, for-profit)
  • PHOENIX SEMINARY (Location: 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite B185; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.phoenixseminary.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (Location: TALIESIN W 12621 N FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 10207 N SCOTTSDALE RD; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scottsdale:

  • PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,410)
  • RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • AL COLLINS GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOOL LTD (about 12 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,057)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 37,174)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 14 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ONLINE CAMPUS (about 14 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 14,783)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)

Schools

Public high schools in Scottsdale:

  • DESERT MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,417; Location: 12575 E. VIA LINDA; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,395; Location: 5601 E GREENWAY ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHAPARRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,795; Location: 6935 E. GOLD DUST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SAGUARO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,685; Location: 6250 N. 82ND STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • CORONADO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,249; Location: 2501 NORTH 74TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DESERT EAGLE SECONDARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 4827 N. COUNTRY CLUB; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • KACHINA COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL #2 (KACHINA SCHOOL FOR (Location: 8820 E MCDONALD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Scottsdale:

  • JUDSON SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: POB 1569 6704 N MOCKINGBIRD LA; Grades: KG – 12)
  • THUNDERBIRD ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 125; Location: 7410 EAST SUTTON DRIVE; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Scottsdale:

  • COCOPAH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,111; Location: 6615 E. CHOLLA ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,000; Location: 11256 N. 128TH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHEYENNE TRADITIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 929; Location: 11130 E. CHOLLA ST.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • DESERT SHADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 5858 E SWEETWATER; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DESERT CANYON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 803; Location: 10203 E. MCDOWELL MTN. RANCH R; Grades: 01 – 08)
  • PINNACLE PEAK ELEMENTARY (Students: 793; Location: 7690 E. WILLIAMS DR.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SUNRISE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 753; Location: 4960 EAST ACOMA DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DESERT CANYON ELEMENTARY (Students: 725; Location: 10203 E MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN RANC; Grades: PK – 08)
  • DESERT SUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 719; Location: 27880 N 64TH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • YAVAPAI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 712; Location: 701 NORTH MILLER ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Scottsdale:

  • OUR LADY-PERPETUAL HELP SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 3801 MILLER ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EL DORADO PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 20624 NORTH 76TH STREET; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ST DANIEL THE PROPHET SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 7923 E. LATHAM ST.; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SCOTTSDALE CHILD CARE/LEARNING (Students: 200; Location: 13831 NORTH 94TH STREET; Grades: KG – KG)
  • SHEP. OF THE DESERT LUTH SCH (Students: 176; Location: 9590 E SHEA BLVD; Grades: PK – 3)
  • CAMELBACK DESERT SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 9606 EAST KALIL DRIVE; Grades: PK – 4)
  • ST. MARIA GORETTI PRESCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 6261 N. GRANITE REEF ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 10460 N 56TH ST; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • NEW WAY SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 1300 N 77TH STREET; Grades: UG – UG)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT PRESCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 11300 N 64TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Scottsdale:

  • SCOTTSDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,815,315; Location: 3839 NORTH DRINKWATER BOULEVARD; 691,349 books; 20,340 audio materials; 17,283 video materials; 1,071 serial subscriptions)