Gainey Ranch

A golf course with a waterfall and palm trees

Overview for Gainey Ranch, AZ

1,072 people live in Gainey Ranch, where the median age is 64 and the average individual income is $110,657. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

64 years

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Welcome to Gainey Ranch

Gorgeous master-planned community in the heart of Scottsdale
Gainey Ranch has earned a reputation as the Oasis of the Desert, and one look at the lush, lavish landscape confirms the moniker is well-deserved. The verdant lands of this tony town were once the exclusive property of wealthy businessman-turned-rancher Daniel Gainey, who was known for his stable of spirited Arabian horses. In 1980 the land was developed into a paradise of first-class resorts and vibrant properties, and today Gainey Ranch stands out as one of Scottsdale’s most coveted communities.

The well-heeled denizens of Gainey Ranch are known as tastemakers and are sophisticated, with a keen eye for style and a taste for luxury. An active, healthy lifestyle is easy to maintain, considering this prestigious neighborhood contains some of the best health clubs and spas in the nation. Real estate in Gainey Ranch rivals the best in the world and includes custom properties sprawling over impressive acreage, ultraluxe condominiums, and exclusive single-family neighborhoods.

What to Love

  • Championship golf courses
  • Refined cuisine and chef-driven bistros
  • Glittering social scene and lively nightlife
  • Lush gardens and palm tree-lined landscapes

Local Lifestyle

With an abundance of award-winning golf courses, exclusive country clubs, and stellar spa services, Gainey Ranch offers residents an effortless way to live their best lives. From the outstanding selection of world-class cuisine and designer boutiques to prestigious resorts and stunning properties, Gainey Ranch is a bastion of luxury.

Gainey Ranch’s incredible beauty and swanky way of life attract high-level professionals, wealthy celebrities, and second homeowners in search of an elegant oasis of fine dining and healthy living. Residents can be found teeing up on the impeccably maintained golf courses, hiking the picturesque terrain, or lounging by the pool.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Warm nights were made for alfresco dining at Alto Ristorante e Bar. This open-air lounge is located in the Hyatt Regency and features a menu of authentic Italian cuisine and an exceptional wine list. Standout dishes include the fresh, buttery burrata and the linguini with clams, scallops, and rich truffle butter.

Noh, located in the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, offers a theater experience as chefs whip up Japanese delicacies right before your eyes. Traditional Japanese fare gets a contemporary twist, and the sushi and sashimi selections are fresh and flavorful.

The chophouse experience is elevated to new heights at Dominick’s Steakhouse. The elegant New American menu is matched by the stunning surroundings, which include a poolside rooftop dining area. The atmospheric lighting and exceptional hospitality make this an excellent choice for celebratory events, and the dishes, like a lobster cocktail, wagyu filet, and Chilean sea bass, are stellar.

Named for the neon colors of the sunset horizon, Orange Sky pays homage to the majestic beauty of the desert with a stylish New American menu and spectacular views. Go on a culinary journey with chef-driven dishes like the heritage cheese plate, rack-roasted oysters, and ora king salmon.

Things to Do 

The phenomenal course at Gainey Ranch Golf Club has a passionate following from the area’s golf enthusiasts, and this exceptional club ranks as one of the nation’s best. Considered a pinnacle of Gainey Ranch’s impressive golf community, this premier private club provides three world-class courses designed by the best in the industry. The club’s exclusive dining rooms invite members to enjoy everything from morning lattes and brunch to romantic dinners and craft cocktails.

Make a day of it at The Shops Gainey Village, a breezy bastion of high-end shopping and trendy eateries. Schedule an interior design meeting, outfit your wardrobe, or simply enjoy an alfresco lunch at this elegant spot.

Known for first-class resorts, Gainey Ranch set the standard for pampering and relaxation. The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch is perfect for a Scottsdale staycation or an afternoon visit to the spa. The breathtaking sunset views are reason enough to visit, while the in-house bistros and wellness services are unparalleled.

When the day calls for a relaxed playdate with the kids, Rotary Park is a lovely spot for little adventures or family picnics. This tranquil spot is meticulously maintained and features eight acres of playgrounds, athletic fields, and pretty picnic areas.


Families living in Gainey Ranch have access to several acclaimed public schools through the Scottsdale Unified School District, as well as prestigious private academies, including:

Demographics and Employment Data for Gainey Ranch, AZ

Gainey Ranch has 643 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Gainey Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,072 people call Gainey Ranch home. The population density is 3,217.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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41.98 / 58.02%

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