Central Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
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Central Scottsdale Neighborhood Guide Scottsdale, AZ


Central Scottsdale, located in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona, is an upscale neighborhood known for its amazing local amenities and convenient access to the central business district. The area is serviced by major highways such as Arizona State Route 101 making it easy to navigate the city. It's surrounded by numerous points of interests like the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park to the south, and the world-renowned Mayo Clinic Hospital to the north. The neighborhood is also just a stone's throw away from the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, which houses a plethora of luxury stores and eateries.

What You Will Love about Central Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • The easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options at the nearby Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall.
  • The convenient commute options with major highways like the Arizona State Route 101.
  • The beautiful outdoor spaces for recreation like McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.
  • The peace of mind provided by the accessibility to world-class healthcare services at Mayo Clinic Hospital.

What’s Nearby

Central Scottsdale is just north of downtown Scottsdale, with its vibrant nightlife and cultural activities. It's near popular tourist spots like the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Furthermore, it's close to the beautiful Camelback Mountain, a popular hiking spot offering stunning panoramic views of the city.

The Rental Market

The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Central Scottsdale is $1,732, with the lowest average price being $1,649 and the highest reaching up to $1,859. The rental prices show a standard deviation of $58.72, which indicates a moderate variability in rental prices.

Rental Price Stability

The rental prices in Central Scottsdale have shown some degree of variability, with a standard deviation of $58.72. However, the average rent has generally stayed within the range of $1,649 to $1,859, indicating a reasonable degree of stability in the rental market.


Central Scottsdale offers an affluent lifestyle with a blend of urban amenities and outdoor recreation. The neighborhood is characterized by its upscale shopping centers, renowned healthcare facilities, and easy access to beautiful parks and hiking spots. It's a perfect choice for those seeking an active, luxurious lifestyle in the heart of Scottsdale.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 266 restaurants, 28 grocery stores, and 25 parks within a mile of the Central Scottsdale neighborhood.

    Grocery Station

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    10810 E Via Linda


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    11475 E Via Linda

    Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    1.7 miles

    9301 E Shea Blvd

    Mercado Del Rancho

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    1.7 miles

    9301 E Shea Blvd

    Fry's Food Stores of Arizona

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.1 miles

    10450 N 90th St

    Fry's Grocery Pickup and Delivery

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.2 miles

    10450 N 90th St

Central Scottsdale Apartments and Rentals

718 Rental properties in Central Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ.

  • Morningside property



    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    780–1231 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • Vintage At Scottsdale property


    Vintage At Scottsdale

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    784–1377 Sqft

  • Villa Montana property


    Villa Montana

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    530–1050 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • Cortland Scottsdale Mountain property


    Cortland Scottsdale Mountain

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    432–869 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Miramonte property



    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    560–971 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Scottsdale Highlands property


    Scottsdale Highlands

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    670–1140 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

Cost of Living

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Central Scottsdale Demographics

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Central Scottsdale Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Area Has Potholes


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  • Mostly Older Buildings


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  • Near Grocery Stores


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  • Nearby Parks


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Central Scottsdale Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.


Bike Score®

Minimal Transit

1 other stop

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9100 E Raintree Dr

Source: foursquare.com

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Neighborhoods Around Central Scottsdale

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
Via Linda CorridorNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona$1,499--
South ScottsdaleNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona$2,287
Scottsdale RanchNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
HorizonsNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
McCormick RanchNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona$2,287--
McDowell Mountain RanchNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
West CactusNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona$2,039
AventuraNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
Gainey RanchNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
East SheaNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
SonoranNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
AirparkNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona$1,949
The RetreatNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
AncalaNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
Mayo ClinicNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----
Gainey Village CasitasNeighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona----