Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of
Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix
Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after its founder Winfield Scott, a
retired U.S. Army chaplain, the city was incorporated in 1951 with a
population of 2,000. The 2015 population of the city was estimated to be
236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times
described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South
Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel
scene." Its slogan is "The West's Most Western Town."
31 miles long and 11.4 miles wide at its widest point, shares
boundaries with many other municipalities and entities. On the west,
Scottsdale is bordered by Phoenix, Paradise Valley and unincorporated
Maricopa County land. Carefree is located along the western boundary, as
well as sharing Scottsdale's northern boundary with the Tonto National
Forest. To the south Scottsdale is bordered by Tempe. The southern
boundary is also occupied by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian
Community, which extends along the eastern boundary, which also borders
Fountain Hills, the McDowell Mountain Regional Park and more
unincorporated Maricopa County land.
The tourism industry is
Scottsdale's primary employer, accounting for 39% of the city's
workforce. In 2005, Scottsdale attracted over 7.5 million visitors to
the city, providing an economic impact of over $3.1 billion. The city
of Scottsdale by itself is home to more than 70 resorts and hotels,
boasting over 15,000 hotel rooms. This large hospitality market
primarily caters to a higher-end, white-collar demographic.
city of Scottsdale is tied with Atlanta for fourth, after New York
City, Las Vegas, and Chicago respectively, as having the most AAA
Five-Diamond hotels and resorts in the United States. In 2015, AAA
bestowed four such properties in Scottsdale with the highest honor: The
Phoenician, The Canyon Suites, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon
North, and the Fairmont Princess Resort and Spa.
As of 2016, Scottsdale has the highest number of destination spas per capita of any city in the United States.
CPA Pro PC offers broad and varied services to Scottsdale. Major
industries served include auto sales and repair, health care, real
estate, construction, and services.
Our Scottsdale home office provides a convenient base for access to Scottsdale residents.
Notable attractions include:
firm has served Scottsdale for over twenty years. We have supported
many community and civic organizations including the Police Officers of
Scottsdale Organization, The Buffalo Soldiers Monument, and Troop 540
Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Parker is president of his Scottsdale
neighborhood organization, and has been a member of the Scottsdale North