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Scottsdale, AZ

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Scottsdale, Arizona is \The West's Most Western Town.\ Sometimes compared to Miami Beach because of its happening nightlife, this city in the desert is a mecca for artists, outdoor adventurers, and anyone who's looking for a fun night out on the town. The city has recently been recognized as one of the top 20 in \America's Thriving Cities\ and has been honored by Google as Arizona's \eCity.\

Scottsdale Apartments for Rent

$955-$1659

San Antigua In Mccormick Ranch
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1018-$1436

San Marin At The Civic Center
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$826-$2346

Chazal Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$930-$1270

Crown Court
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 2

$545-$845

Shadow Ridge Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$670-$915

Villa Montana Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Scottsdale, AZ is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.19%
  • 5.44%
  • 6.65%
  • Female
  • 5.99%
  • 5.32%
  • 5.73%
$1122
is average rent in Scottsdale, AZ
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.12%
  • 3.21%
  • 5.19%
12.06%
of units are available for rent in Scottsdale
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2984
  • 621
  • 3497
Getting Around in Scottsdale, AZ

Most people in Scottsdale get around the city by car. There isn't an extensive public transportation system, though there are city busses that service many parts of Scottsdale. The busses only run during the day, however, so you'll want to have be sure to be home before dark or plan on cabbing it home if you're hoping to take advantage of the happening nightlife scene downtown. If you're sticking close to downtown, there is also a free \trolley,\ which is actually a bus shaped like a trolley.

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The average commuter time in Scottsdale is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.85%
  • 15.13%
  • 3.99%

Wild West Nightlife

<p>There's no doubt about it, Scottsdale is one of the most happening cities in the country, especially after dark. There's no shortage of taverns, music halls, and dance clubs in this fun-loving city. In fact, there are more than 80 late-night hot spots in downtown alone. One of the local favorites is the Rusty Spur Saloon. This bar is the perfect place to grab a drink, catch a live music show, and dance the night away. It's also a shining example of Wild West culture in Scottsdale, so be sure to wear your cowboy boots and your ten gallon hat when you sashay through the swinging doors.</p>

Scottsdale Arts Festival

<p>Lovers of the arts will be thrilled to learn that Scottsdale is home to one of the best arts festivals in the nation. The Scottsdale Arts Festival, which rolls into town for just three days each year, hosts hundreds of artists, dozens of bands, and more food trucks than you could hope to try over the long weekend. The event is put on by the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, which is also home to dozens of other musical, theatrical, and educational events throughout the year.</p>

Sonoran Desert

<p>Scottsdale is conveniently located at the edge of the Sonoran Desert, giving renters easy access to this wild and beautiful ecosystem. The McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers plenty of ways to get to know the desert. In the preserve, 60 miles of trails wind their way through rocky desert landscape bringing hikers and cyclists face to face with the unique flora and fauna that call this desert home. The Sonoran Desert is vast: it stretches all the way to California in the west and Baja, Mexico in the south. If you want to get a feel for the scope of this unique ecosystem, take to the sky in a hot air balloon. It's the best way to get a new perspective on Scottsdale and the surrounding wilderness.</p>