Retire in Scottsdale

Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Scottsdale.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 15

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

2

Health Factors:

2

Health Behaviors:

3

Quality of Life:

1

Clinical Care:

3

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

86.7%

Health Factors:

86.7%

Health Behaviors:

80%

Quality of Life:

93.3%

Clinical Care:

80%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 2743
Number of residents per primary care physician: 1437:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1533:1
# of Dentists: 2522
Number of residents per dentist: 1590:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 1745:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 4815
Number of residents per mental health provider: 833:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 839:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 31

Average ER Wait Time: 22 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

64

27

14

8

12

3

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

64.1%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,813
$ 3,813
$ 6,887
Home Health Aide:
$ 3,861
$ 3,813
$ 6,973
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,658
$ 1,733
$ 2,995
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 3,250
$ 3,418
$ 5,870
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 5,855
$ 5,840
$ 10,575
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 6,768
$ 5,840
$ 12,224

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Scottsdale are around national averages, and hazard risks are relatively low, with the exception of an elevated wildfire risk.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

1

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

4

Earthquake Risk

2

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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