Best Places to Live

Scottsdale , AZ

Population: 227,471
LIV
SCORE
631
Courtesy of Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Located in the Valley of the Sun is Scottsdale, a lovely city with a sunny, dry climate and ranked as one of America’s Best Destinations for Golf thanks to more than 200(!) courses.

The community’s secondary schools are consistently ranked among the top achievers in the state, and the city's education score was boosted by Scottsdale Community College and nearby Arizona State University. The economy is paced by a highly developed tech sector, and Scottsdale has a robust downtown highlighted by Fashion Square Mall that features spas, arts venues, and shops. 

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Scottsdale , AZ Ranking Data

Civic
83
Demographics
46
Economy
61
Education
86
Health
68
Housing
38
Infrastructure
46