Scottsdale, Arizona: Some Quick Facts

Scottsdale sign (Small)

The City of Scottsdale has some great information on their web site.  I’m always finding something new.

Yesterday, I found this report — City of Scottsdale: Quick Statistics

Some of the data is from 2008, and there may be some updates coming now that the 2010 Census data is available. Other info is fairly static, like:

  • The city is 184.2 square miles, stretching 31 miles from North to South
  • Elevation ranges from 1,277 feet to 4,789 feet above sea level.
  • The weather is gorgeous! An average of 328 days of sunshine and 9 inches of rain per year. Average min and max temperatures are 53°F to 86°F.
  • The largest employers are Scottsdale Healthcare, Mayo Clinic, and General Dynamics.

You’ll find some other helpful Scottsdale info here:

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