Sun City, Arizona 

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Population

42,781

+1.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$36,464

Median Home Price

$252,100

Median Age

72.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.0 / 8.7

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Sun City, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Sun City, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Sun City, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant winters
Entertainment
Air service
Cons
Intense summer heat
Growth and sprawl
Rapidly rising home prices


What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Sun City
Zip Codes: 85351 85373
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sun City is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sun City jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sun City's cost of living is 5.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sun City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Maricopa county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.1% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Sun City's population is 42,781 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sun City is Real Estate: $252,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%.

SCHOOLS
Sun City public schools spend $7,490 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.4 students per teacher in Sun City. More Education



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Housing Market in Sun City

It's a good time to buy in Sun City. Home Appreciation is up 26.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sun City is $252,100.

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Reviews for Sun City   9 Reviews
Beautiful Sun City - 2/14/2014
We are so happy to live in Sun City. The Sun City Recreation Centers are available for use by all citizens who pay the yearly membership (required). There are many... Read More

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Sun City life - 12/4/2010
Sun City, Arizona is a great place to live either year round or as a snow bird. Sun City has wonderful recreation centers (8 and counting) with over 150 clubs with... Read More

Retirement living - 7/8/2010
I lived in Payson, but moved away searching for some Culture, drama, & musicals. I really enjoyed the hiking, and ourdoors living in Payson. After I recuperated from... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SUN CITY, ARIZONA
85351 85373

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