Known as The Most Livable City in Arizona

Welcome to North Scottsdale

​​​​​​​North Scottsdale is a stunning oasis nestled in the heart of Arizona. Primarily a residential area, North Scottsdale offers its residents the perfect blend of suburban tranquility with access to big-city conveniences. The area takes pride in its Sonoran Desert heritage, maintaining the look and feel of the surrounding desert and mountains and landscape. Beautiful and affluent, North Scottsdale is home to many peaceful desert communities.

The upscale homes in North Scottsdale showcase a consistent look with southwestern or Mediterranean architectural style. Most of the properties have incorporated desert landscaping elements, contributing to the city's visually appealing desert ambiance. Additionally, the neighborhood maintains a uniform design for all homes, creating a harmonious and attractive community. The city also prioritizes designated natural area open spaces in most of its communities, further enhancing the area's natural beauty.

Amenities such as parks, restaurants, and shopping centers are just a few minutes away from the residential areas of North Scottsdale. The lower elevation of the buildings in the city allows residents to fully appreciate the breathtaking mountain views and expansive city outskirts. All in all, North Scottsdale is a true gem and a perfect place to call home.

What to Love

  • Gorgeous mountain views
  • Tranquil community with beautiful, well-kept homes
  • Proximity to entertainment and resort amenities
  • Excellent golf scene

Local Lifestyle

​​​​​​​North Scottsdale represents the ideal suburban lifestyle. The city is full of well-maintained luxurious desert communities many of which are guard-gated to ensure residents the highest level of privacy and security. These features are what attract professional athletes and celebrities to North Scottsdale’s communities. The neighborhood has made a point to maintain its paved pathways, providing a comfortable area for residents to walk, jog, and cycle around the neighborhood. 


Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

​​​​​​​North Scottsdale is home to dozens of modern restaurants.

For those seeking a taste of North Scottsdale's luxurious resort lifestyle, The Princess Resort stands out as a must-visit destination. This majestic resort boasts a grand ambiance that enthralls guests, offering them the opportunity to indulge in delectable cuisine at any of its multiple restaurants or treat themselves to a spa experience that promises to be restorative and rejuvenating. With numerous on-site pools available, guests can also enjoy a refreshing swim while basking in the warm sun during the summer months. When the holiday season rolls around, The Princess Resort transforms into a true winter wonderland with its annual "Christmas at the Princess" event. This enchanting experience offers a variety of activities, such as ice skating, s'mores toasting, train rides, and much more.
Every year, some of the best golfers from all around the world (along with golf superfans) travel to North Scottsdale for one the biggest golf events of the year — The WM Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Known as “The Greatest Show on Grass,” the Phoenix Open attracts more than just golf enthusiasts, with a weekend full of social activities and concerts.

Things to Do

​​​​​​​In North Scottsdale, outdoor adventurers will feel at home too, as they can enjoy the beautiful scenery at Gateway Trailhead and Pinnacle Peak Park for endless trails and magnificent views. Golfers will find their place at Troon Country Club and Grayhawk Golf Club, both of which offer beautifully designed courses that are just challenging enough to keep even the most skilled golfers entertained.


    North Scottsdale is home to some of the best public, private, and charter schools in Phoenix, including:

    Overview for NORTH SCOTTSDALE, AZ

    41,888 people live in NORTH SCOTTSDALE, where the median age is 51.3 and the average individual income is $83,632. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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    NORTH SCOTTSDALE has 17,959 households, with an average household size of 2.33. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in NORTH SCOTTSDALE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 41,888 people call NORTH SCOTTSDALE home. The population density is 474.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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