Living In Scottdale

Scottsdale AZ Real Estate and Relocation Agents

You’ve decided to move to Scottsdale? Congrats! We may be biased, but we think it’s a pretty special place. Surrounded by nature and featuring a ton of activities – there’s’ something for everyone in our little suburb of Phoenix!

Our weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot – the housing market is extremely competitive, so having a Scottsdale-based Real Estate agent can be the difference between a timely, trusted offer and one that was just a bit too late.

We’ve compiled some details about moving to Scottsdale that you might find helpful as you plan your relocation.

The Details

  • Population: 242,700 (2017 est.)
  • Size: 184.5 square miles, stretching 31 miles from north to south
  • Elevation: from 1,150 to 4,877 feet above sea level. Scottsdale Airport is at 1,510 feet
  • Average sunny days: 314
  • Average rainfall: 7.66 inches
  • Hottest Month: July with an average high of 105.1°F
  • Coolest Month: December with an average high of 65°F

 

HOME BUYING FACTS

According to the homebuying website Zillow.com, in February 2020 the median home value in Scottsdale, AZ is $525,703. Scottsdale home values have gone up 5.7% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 4.5% within the next year.

Scottsdale Housing Market Statistics to March 2020 (via Trulia.com)

  • Median Sales Price $477,000
  • Price Per Square Ft $242

 

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION

Elementary

Cochise Elementary School
Public • Preschool to 5
576 Students
Greatschools Rating: 10/10

Anasazi Elementary School
Public • Preschool to 5
475 Students
Greatschools Rating: 10/10

Sonoran Sky Elementary School
Public • K to 6
711 Students
Greatschools Rating: 10/10

Sequoya Elementary School
Public • K to 5
498 Students
Greatschools Rating: 10/10

Cherokee Elementary School
Public • Preschool to 5
636 Students
Greatschools Rating: 10/10

Middle

Cheyenne Traditional Elementary School
Public • Preschool to 8
928 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

Desert Canyon Middle School
Public • 6 to 8
541 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

Sonoran Trails Middle School
Public • 6 to 8
950 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

Copper Ridge School
Public • Preschool to 8
874 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

Desert Shadows Middle School
Public • 7 to 8
937 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

High School

Desert Mountain High School
Public • 9 to 12
2090 Students
Greatschools Rating: 9/10

Cactus Shadows High School
Public • 9 to 12
1819 Students
Greatschools Rating: 8/10

Horizon High School
Public • 9 to 12
2134 Students
Greatschools Rating: 8/10

Saguaro High School
Public • 9 to 12
1316 Students
Greatschools Rating: 8/10

Chaparral High School
Public • 9 to 12
2360 Students
Greatschools Rating: 8/10

Adventure & Attractions

It would be impossible for someone to list all the attractions and adventures to be had in Scottsdale and surrounding areas – the city is an outdoor activities mecca in the fall, spring, and winter. Whether you want to go on a hike, take a jeep tour, attend an MLB Spring Training game or just do some incredible shopping – Scottsdale is the place for you. Here are a few resources to help you plan your days: