Scottsdale is a city of Maricopa county and is located in the eastern part of the county in the state of Arizona. Its total area is 184.5 sq, miles (478.7 km2). 0.16 km2 of total land is covered by water. It is situated at height of 1159 to 4877 ft above the sea level. Its population is 224800 and population density is 1305.2 / sq. miles (5.03.3 / km2). The median age in the city is 45.1 years. Total population comprises of 49.5 percent male and 50.5 percent female. 90.45 percent of population are Caucasian , 1.95 percent African American, 3.77 percent Asian, 1.05 percent American Indian, 0.05 percent native Hawaiian and 2.83 percent belongs to other races. 85 percent people are speaking English, 6 percent are speaking Spanish and 9 percent people are speaking different languages for communication. The city is the center of multi-religious places. It contains Churches, Synagogues, Temples, Mosques and other places of worship. Majority of the population practices Christianity but in recent year’s Jewish community is very active in the city.
The education system of the city consists of variety of Schools , Colleges and University. There is a teacher for every 19 students. There are more than 59 public Schools , 26 private Schools and 12 post Secondary Schools in the city.94.5 percent of the residents completed high School Education, 81.3 percent passed college exams,52.7 percent attained Bachelors degree, 20.8 percent have Masters degree , 7.4 percent professional degree and 2.4 percent of the people completed Doctorate degree in the city. Some of the notable Schools in the area are Scottsdale Unified School District, Great Heart Academies, Scottsdale and Liberty Elementary School.
The Income per capita in the area is $50525. The median household income is $72163 and median income of owner is $86556. Major industry contributed in the city’s economy is the tourism industry. Over 8 million tourists come to the city that generate prominent portion of the area’s revenue. Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, nightclubs are the major sources of revenue for the city. Aviation industry is also growing after development of Airport in the city. Now, it is among the busiest Airport in the country with respect to air craft operations. The area around the Airport the largest commercial and employment center of the city. More than 65,000 people are employing in the Airpark. Prominent employers of the city are Honor Health, General Dynamic C4 systems ,Scottsdale Unified School District, the Vanguard group, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale Insurance Company and CVS Caremark. The city is also rich in arts and culture. It has many art galleries, studios, museums and community halls. The specialty of the Scottsdale is its night life. In evening , more than 25000 people move towards night clubs and resorts for parties ,dinners etc. two state of the art casinos with 2000 slot machines, a 36-hole golf course, 15 story Talking Stick Resort and spa are the parts of this area. The city is administered by a Mayor with its council members that are elected by the residents.