Scottsdale Citizen Survey
Citizen Survey Results
Almost all residents rated their overall quality of life as “excellent” or “good” and 96 percent of residents would be “very” or “somewhat” likely to recommend Scottsdale as a place to live to someone who asks while 94 percent of respondents would be “very” or “somewhat” likely to remain in Scottsdale. These ratings are higher than seen in communities across the nation.
The survey was conducted in November and December 2013.View highlights from the survey results
- Download the overview and highlights provided to the City Council (pdf, 154kb, 4 pp)
- Download the community livability report (pdf, 178Kb, 13 pp)
- Download the dashboard summary of findings (pdf, 345Kb, 4 pp)
- Download the trends over time (pdf, 470Kb, 10 pp)
- Download the comparisons by geographic subgroups (pdf, 377Kb, 11 pp)
- Download the technical appendices (pdf, 2.4Mb, 46 pp)
- Download the supplemental online survey results(pdf, 467Mb, 21 pp)
- Download the full report (pdf, 2.8Mb, 105 pp)
About the Scottsdale Citizen Survey
Scottsdale regularly surveys its residents to give them a chance to rate their quality of life and provide feedback on city programs and services. The results help Scottsdale set service priorities and provide comparisons with other cities.
The National Citizen Survey is designed specifically for use by local governments and has been used by more than 350 communities in 48 states. Because similar surveys are conducted in hundreds of jurisdictions, Scottsdale can compare its results with other cities across the country.
To learn more about the National Citizen Survey, visit
View an archive of Scottsdale Citizen Survey Results dating back to 1986.