Scottsdale, AZ

246,646 Population
183.9 square miles 1,340.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.6%
was 3.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in AZ
Population Density
1,340.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.6%
was 57.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.6%
was 11.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in AZ
Percent Under 18
15.7%
was 15.4%
Ranked 15th Highest in AZ
Percent 65 and Over
24.2%
was 24.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in AZ

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.3
Ranked 1st Lowest in AZ
Percent Living in Poverty
8.0%
was 11.0%
Ranked 5th Lowest in AZ
Median Household Income
$76,543
was $75,346
Ranked 2nd Highest in AZ
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.9
51.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.6
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
185.6
was 149.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,279.9
was 2,556.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
135,962
was 134,516
Ranked 4th Highest in AZ
Median Rent
$1,256
was $1,143
Ranked 5th Highest in AZ
Total Building Permits
2,617
was 941
 
Occupied Housing Units
112,795
was 108,501
 
Homeownership Rate
65.4%
was 64.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in AZ
Single Family Building Permits
485
was 275
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
739.2
was 731.3
Ranked 10th Highest in AZ
Rental Vacancy Rate
37.2%
was 40.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AZ
Multifamily Building Permits
2,132
was 666
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 16th Highest in AZ
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
20.2
was 7.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.5
was 4.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.4%
was 94.1%
Ranked 11th Highest in AZ
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in AZ
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 100%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AZ

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.9%
was 94.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in AZ
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
58.7%
was 55.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in AZ

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