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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Scottsdale

It's quiet! It's beautiful. The views are great. Shopping is close by and there's easy highway access.

Our neighborhood is unique because there are tons of great food and cultures here. It's quiet because it's outside of Manhattan but it is close. I like to go to restaurants, friends' houses, or the park.

Nothing really unique. It is easy to navigate. Reliable bus and light rail/trolley service throughout day and early evening.

It's location to the highway and basic amenities. The price point of the house and the rising home values of the area.

Our neighborhood is extremely family friendly. We enjoy living close to many friends, restaurants, and shops.

We are close to all services plus the neighborhood is safe and we watch out for each other. The police are very accommodating

Who Lives Here

Scottsdale Demographics


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How expensive is it in Scottsdale?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24$1889$1954$2264$4449
Apr '24$1994$1959$2336$4671
Mar '24$1949$2009$2445$4124
Feb '24$1889$1882$2334$4237
Jan '24$2255$2127$2332$4349
Dec '23$1729$2112$2359$4371
Nov '23$1560$1933$2360$4349
Oct '23$1689$1839$2402$4159
Sep '23$1500$2020$2984$4199
Aug '23$2054$2162$2849$4199
Jul '23$2100$2080$2824$4033
Jun '23$1770$1967$2844$4000
May '23$1699$1997$2750$4125

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Scottsdale

Scottsdale Transportation

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Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4949

Walk Score®



Say 53 of 105 renters

Has Sidewalks


Say 81 of 105 renters

Percentage: 6666

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly


Say 75 of 105 renters

Percentage: 3131

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation


Say 61 of 105 renters

Need A Car


Say 74 of 105 renters

Top Scores: Art, Pet, Coffee

Things To Do In Scottsdale

Top Score

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll labra-adore Scottsdale.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 56% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size


3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Oh la latte, not a bad spot for getting a cup of joe.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 43% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Scottsdale scores high for health and fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 39% more gyms than areas of a similar size


3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size


3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 30% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size


3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Scottsdale is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. Significantly more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If you love to shop, Scottsdale is a good fit.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 10% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Scottsdale is not too bad for medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 29% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Scottsdale gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 42% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Scottsdale.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 75% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Scottsdale Features

Area Has Litter


Say 99 of 105 renters

Area Has Potholes


Say 96 of 105 renters

Noise Late At Night


Say 94 of 105 renters

Near Grocery Stores


Say 85 of 105 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family


Say 85 of 105 renters

Mostly Older Buildings


Say 81 of 105 renters

Pet Friendly


Say 81 of 105 renters

Nearby Parks


Say 74 of 105 renters

Safe For Families


Say 73 of 105 renters

Quiet Area


Say 65 of 105 renters

Near Schools


Say 61 of 105 renters

Busy Streets


Say 58 of 105 renters

Near Highways


Say 56 of 105 renters

Maintained Yards


Say 53 of 105 renters

Nice Views


Say 55 of 105 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside


Say 57 of 105 renters

Well Lit


Say 64 of 105 renters

Tree Lined Streets


Say 70 of 105 renters

Near Downtown


Say 72 of 105 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings


Say 74 of 105 renters

Scottsdale Education


Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Scottsdale

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Scottsdale, AZ

Getting to Know Scottsdale, AZ

If you like a buzzing nightlife, access to spas and resorts and plenty of cool cowboy culture, you're ready to find an apartment in Scottsdale. Located in the heart of the East Valley, at the northern reach of the Sonoran Desert, natural beauty abounds. The city is also all about resort-style living. No matter where you live in Scottsdale, you're close to the best shopping and dining.

The Best Neighborhoods in Scottsdale

Almost any neighborhood in Scottsdale qualifies as a great place to live. This is thanks to the large variety of shops, bars, galleries, restaurants and more. You'll never be far from something fun whether you love sports, food or fashion. There's all this and the natural desert beauty to take in from almost any apartment window.

  • Old Town: A unique combination of old Southwest and a modern urban center, the vibe in Old Town is unlike anything else in Arizona. North Scottsdale Road offers easy access to plenty of galleries, museums, restaurants and shops. With a cohesive architectural style, living here is truly special.
  • North Scottsdale: Full of high-end spas, wine bars, steakhouses and more, there's a lot of luxury in North Scottsdale. Cute boutiques dot the neighborhood as well. Not without some outdoor appeal, you can still take a hike, ride a horse or go mountain biking close by.
  • Gainey Village Casitas: A younger neighborhood, Gainey Village Casitas enjoys good schools and a community feel. Here, you're close to excellent restaurants and gorgeous golf courses. You're also within walking distance to plenty of shops.
  • Mayo Clinic: If you work at the Scottsdale campus of Mayo Clinic Arizona, it's nice to live nearby. The Mayo Clinic neighborhood captures all the beauty of the desert with easy access to everyday amenities. There's even a nature trail on the medical campus itself.
  • Monterey Arcadia: Getting its name from the Greek word meaning unspoiled wilderness, Monterey Arcadia is a perfect place for nature-lovers. You'll get views of Camelback Mountain alongside the weaving water of the Arizona Canal.
  • Indian Bend: Complete with its own Greenbelt, Indian Bend is an oasis of parks, lakes and golf courses. This well-established community continues to entice new residents with its great list of local amenities.
  • Downtown: It may be a little smaller, but this highly walkable and bikeable area of Scottsdale definitely holds its own. With a focus on the art scene, Downtown galleries feature nearly 1,000 different artists. And, its entertainment district is perfect for a night out on the town.
  • Via Linda Corridor: A skinny strip of neighborhood, Via Linda Corridor sits near the center of town. At only six square miles, the area still offers something for everyone. You'll find a variety of housing types and plenty of restaurants and shops.
  • South Scottsdale: Sitting between North Scottsdale and Tempe, South Scottsdale keeps residents busy with plenty of good eats and exciting activities. A more eclectic vibe, you'll find some unique restaurants to sample, plenty of boutiques and an active nightlife.
  • McCormick Ranch: A more upscale neighborhood, McCormick Ranch is one of the most desirable areas in Scottsdale. There are golf courses, over 25 miles of bike paths, parks and seven man-made lakes. It's also close to most of Scottsdale's primary attractions.

Fun Things To Do In Scottsdale

Blending a unique history with the story of the West, Scottsdale offers plenty to do and see. You'll also have ample opportunities for hiking, climbing and exploring the outdoors.

  • If you're an architectural buff, pay homage to one of the greats. Taliesin West served as Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat. Today, it's an architectural school that's also open to the public.
  • Try your luck at the tables in one of Scottsdale's many casinos. Both Casino Arizona and Fort McDowell Casino offer plenty to do, shows to see and delicious food to sample.
  • If your definition of "doing something" means actually spending a day doing nothing, make a reservation to relax at Talking Stick Resort. The rooms are beautiful, and the resort is fully-loaded with a spa and multiple restaurants.
  • For a peaceful, outdoor experience, wander around Eldorado Park and take advantage of the fishing lake, picnic areas and more.
  • If you're in need of the perfect place to exercise your pup, visit the city's most popular dog park at Chaparral Park. You'll also find a greenbelt, exercise course and lake that's perfect for boating or fishing.
  • Holding more than two million gallons of water, OdySea Aquarium has over 370 species of marine life. Touch a Russian Sturgeon or pet a Stingray. Then, sit down to a revolving aquarium experience.
  • Right next to the aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland allows you to interact with these beautiful insects in a way you'll never forget. With more than 3,000 live butterflies, the ability to watch them emerge from their chrysalis and plenty of educational activities, this is a special, family-friendly experience.
  • Known as the SMoCA, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is right in Old Town. Here you can see all kinds of contemporary art, architecture and design.
  • One of the top family-friendly attractions in the city, McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park has something for everyone. It's home to the largest model train display in North America, a great carousel, train rides and plenty of spaces for play.
  • Perfect for tennis lovers, Scottsdale Ranch Park has 18 courts. That's in addition to spaces to play racquetball, squash, volleyball and more. After you're done playing, have a picnic and explore the on-site desert garden.
  • Celebrating the West, Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West immerses you into the story of the region. Exhibits highlight the importance of the local history and culture that shaped the Scottsdale area.
  • No talk of activities in Scottsdale is complete without a nod to Spring Training. You can catch the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies prepare for their season at Salt River Fields.

Getaways from Scottsdale

Stick within the state and drum up some adventure Arizona-style. Visit Prescott, only two hours away, and leave the desert behind. At the edge of the Bradshaw Mountains, this forested area makes you feel like you're back in the Old West. You can also easily day trip down to Tucson, explore the rocks at Sedona or even get all the way to Grand Canyon National Park.

Find Your Apartment in Scottsdale

Finding a new place to live can be a stressful experience. Be sure to use an apartment finder like Apartment Guide to help you locate your next rental property. Whether you're looking for a pet-friendly apartment or simply want an affordable place to live, we'll help you find your perfect match. Regardless of your desires, there's an apartment in Scottsdale for you.