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Scottsdale Apartments
Last updated February 23 2024 at 12:55 AM

Scottsdale, AZ
803 Apartments for Rent

Scottsdale Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 258,069
Population Density: 1,402.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 50
Percentage of Family Households: 55%
Median Annual Income: $99,097 / year
Median Rent: $1,669 / month

What locals are saying

Congratulations! If you’re moving to Scottsdale, you’re probably doing alright for yourself. Scottsdale is one of the more exclusive enclaves of the greater Phoenix desert metroplex. A hop and a skip from downtown and right next door to college town Tempe, you’ll never be lacking for food, entertainment, or shopping around here. Pop open a nice bottle of wine and read on.

Summer in Scottsdale feels like summer in a wok

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Scottsdale Demographics


How diverse is Scottsdale?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Scottsdale is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Scottsdale are White (77.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.8%), Asian (4.7%), Two Or More (3.7%), Black Or African American (1.6%), Other (0.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Scottsdale residents?

The median age in Scottsdale is 50 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Scottsdale?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Scottsdale is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Scottsdale are White (77.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.8%), Asian (4.7%), Two Or More (3.7%), Black Or African American (1.6%), Other (0.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Scottsdale residents?

The median age in Scottsdale is 50 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Scottsdale Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Scottsdale is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Scottsdale is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Scottsdale is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Scottsdale


Elementary Schools

10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
829 Students
51 Reviews
829
Students
51 Reviews
10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
399 Students
24 Reviews
399
Students
24 Reviews
10 /10
BASIS Scottsdale Primary – East Campus
Charter
K-5
Charter
K-5
550 Students
4 Reviews
550
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
829 Students
51 Reviews
829
Students
51 Reviews
10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
399 Students
24 Reviews
399
Students
24 Reviews
9 /10
BASIS Scottsdale
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
1,148 Students
59 Reviews
1,148
Students
59 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
399 Students
24 Reviews
399
Students
24 Reviews
10 /10
Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
829 Students
51 Reviews
829
Students
51 Reviews
9 /10
BASIS Scottsdale
Charter
5-12
Charter
5-12
1,148 Students
59 Reviews
1,148
Students
59 Reviews

What Renters Say about Scottsdale


Apartment List has released the results for Scottsdale from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Scottsdale renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories above average scores."
88%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
80%
Safety and Crime Rate
79%
Weather
79%
Pet Friendliness
75%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
70%
Social Life
64%
Commute Time
51%
State and Local Taxes
38%
Quality of Schools
38%
Dating
37%
Affordability
35%
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Average rent in Scottsdale, Arizona

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Scottsdale is $2,033, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,550. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Scottsdale, AZ


Searching for an apartment for rent in Scottsdale, AZ? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 803 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Scottsdale. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Scottsdale is $1,792 for a studio, $2,033 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,550 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Scottsdale apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Scottsdale, AZ apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Scottsdale?

In Scottsdale, the average rent is $1,792 for a studio, $2,033 for a 1-bedroom, $2,550 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,587 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Scottsdale, check out our monthly Scottsdale Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Scottsdale?

You can filter cheap apartments in Scottsdale by price: under $1,000, under $800, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Scottsdale?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Scottsdale apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Scottsdale?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Scottsdale.

How can I find off-campus housing in Scottsdale?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Scottsdale. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Arizona State University-Tempe, Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, GateWay Community College, and Rio Salado College.