Sun City, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 37,499. Population change since 2000: -2.1%
Males: 15,803  (42.1%)
Females: 21,696  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  73.4 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85374.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,899 (it was $32,508 in 2000)
Sun City:

$34,899
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,918 (it was $25,935 in 2000)

Sun City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,678 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Sun City:

$105,678
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $138,623; Detached houses: $157,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $106,616; In 2-unit structures: $108,799; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,517; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,589; Mobile homes: $70,951

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,011.

Sun City races chart
  • White alone - 35,688 (91.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,153 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 777 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 338 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 212 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 156 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 29 (0.07%)

Races in Sun City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sun City: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), English (14.4%), Irish (10.8%), United States (6.9%), Polish (4.4%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 14.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,584 people per square mile   (average).

Sun City,AZ real estate house value index trend

Sun City, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Sun City:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sun City CDP:

  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 22.3%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

2,117 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.7% North America).

This place:  5.5%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Sun City, Arizona as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sun City to the number of sex offenders is 1,042 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $748 (0.6%)

Sun City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, AZ (3.0 miles , pop. 108,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (5.3 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (13.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Youngtown, AZ (1.5 miles ), El Mirage, AZ (1.6 miles ), Peoria, AZ (1.7 miles ), Deer Creek, AZ (2.1 miles ), Glendale, AZ (2.3 miles ), Sun City West, AZ (2.4 miles ), Surprise, AZ (2.7 miles ), Litchfield Park, AZ (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.61 N, Longitude: 112.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,764 (+14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,620 (26.7%)

Sun City household income distribution Sun City home values distribution

Property values in Sun City, AZ

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Sun City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sun City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sun City-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 445% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from Sun City center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 211.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from Sun City center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 395.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sun City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sun City:

  • BANNER BOSWELL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 10401 WEST THUNDERBIRD BOULEVARD)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE - SUN CITY (17220 N BOSWELL BLVD, SUITE #225E)
  • DESERT DIALYSIS SRVS INC-SUN CITY (13000 N 103RD AVE STE 66)
  • PALM BROOK DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (14664 N DEL WEBB BLVD)
  • SUN CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (10050 W BELL RD STE 29-31)
  • VITAL WELLNESS HOME HEALTH, INC (10451 WEST PALMERAS DRIVE, SUITE 237 W)
  • BANNER BOSWELL REHABILITATION CENTER (10601 WEST SANTA FE DRIVE)
  • RESTORA HOSPITAL OF SUN CITY (13818 NORTH THUNDERBIRD BOULEVARD)
  • SUN CITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (9940 WEST UNION HILLS DRIVE)
  • THE GARDENS OF SUN CITY (17225 NORTH BOSWELL ROAD)

Heliports located in Sun City:

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Amtrak stations near Sun City:

  • 11 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 20 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sun City:

  • Glendale Community College (about 7 miles; Glendale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 12,533)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 8 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 10 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 10 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 11 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 11 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 12 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)

Public elementary/middle school in Sun City:

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Notable locations in Sun City: El Sol Substation (A), Marinette Substation (B), Lakes East Golf Course (C), Lakes West Golf Course (D), North Golf Course (E), South Golf Course (F), Sun City Country Club (G), Palmbrook Country Club Golf Course (H), Quail Run Golf Course (I), Riverview Golf Course (J), Union Hills Golf Course (K), Willow Brook Golf Course (L), Willow Creek Golf Course (M), Marinette Railroad Station (N), Maricopa County Library District Sun City Branch (O), Sun City Community Hall (P), Sun City Fire District Station 133 (Q), Sun City Fire District Station 132 (R), Sun City Fire District Station 131 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Circle Shopping Center (1), Grand Avenue Shopping Center (2), Greenway Terrace Shopping Center (3), La Ronde Shopping Center (4), Plaza del Sol Shopping Center (5), Sun Bowl Plaza Shopping Center (6), Thunderbird Plaza Shopping Center (7), Grand Center Shopping Center (8), La Ronde Center East Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sun City include: Grace Bible Church (A), Fountain of Life Lutheran Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church of Sun City (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Christian Church (F), First Baptist Church of Sun City (G), Faith Presbyterian Church (H), Bellevue Heights Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunland Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Viewpoint Lake (A), Dawn Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sun Cities Area Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10801 West Oakmont Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 234. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

234
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sun City and their reported violations in the past:

AGUILA WATER SERVICE (Population served: 964, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2012)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
TRACKSIDE BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.3% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.6 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
579 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
562 people in nursing homes in 2000
105 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Sun City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Sun City compared to Arizona state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Sun City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 107th Avenue Peoria Branch, Thunderbird Plaza Branch, Northwest Grand & 107th Branch, Camino Del Sol Branch, Sun City - 99th Ave & Bell Branch, Bell And Dell Webb. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bell Road And Boswell Blvd. Branch at 10099 West Bell Road, branch established on 1973/10/01; Sun City Grand Branch at 10743 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sun City-Lakeview Branch at 10300 West Thunderbird Road, branch established on 1971/03/01; Sun City-Bell Road Branch at 10116 West Bell Road, branch established on 1973/09/10. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • New York Community Bank: Sun City Branch at 10706 West Bell Road, branch established on 2001/06/18; Sun City Branch at 9745 W. Bell Road, branch established on 2006/09/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Washington Federal: North Del Webb Boulevard Branch at 14626 North Del Webb Boulevard, branch established on 1996/08/19. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • National Bank of Arizona: Sun City Branch at 10032 West Bell Road, branch established on 1999/04/20. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sun City Branch at 9899 West Bell Road, branch established on 1996/01/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Sun City Branch at 13250 N Del Webb Blvd, branch established on 1969/03/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Compass Bank: Sun City Bell Road Branch at 9915 West Bell Road, branch established on 1998/11/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sun City travel time to work - commute Sun City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sun City CDP (based on Maricopa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here: 39.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sun City:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEG (1280 AM; 3 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sun City:

  • KOMR (106.3 FM; SUN CITY, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHF (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sun City:

  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • K25DM (Channel 25; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sun City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 466 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sun City)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED201$108,890340$90,959610$113,41019$52,216210$93,1885$73,038
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$114,48127$81,74970$117,69115$20,11019$102,4492$56,710
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$110,48628$91,276240$136,45324$50,79245$107,3859$66,422
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$110,64529$85,587153$125,1329$52,82623$98,6192$77,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$115,1434$111,06825$123,3834$43,8257$90,0310$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Sun City, AZ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$107,7945$130,0568$96,275
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$119,1725$144,0360$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$78,9552$91,1700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$37,6600$01$37,660
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$90,0000$01$120,360

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 36

Incident types - Sun City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sun City, AZ
Most common first names in Sun City, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,20378.9 years
William1,09379.3 years
Robert94977.7 years
Mary84081.5 years
Helen70682.7 years
George70179.7 years
James68378.3 years
Charles65579.4 years
Joseph60379.6 years
Dorothy59381.1 years
Most common last names in Sun City, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34980.2 years
Johnson34780.4 years
Miller25881.2 years
Anderson21079.7 years
Brown19180.8 years
Jones16981.7 years
Williams16181.1 years
Thompson15081.6 years
Peterson13681.1 years
Nelson13580.9 years
Businesses in Sun City, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1RadioShack1
Budget Car Rental1SAS Shoes1
CVS2Safeway1
Circle K1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless1Subway2
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
FedEx5Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
KFC1UPS5
Kroger1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance1

Sun City on our top lists:

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gholam A. Peyman (54)
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  • Leonid Petrenko (3)
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  • Michael R. Gregg (2)
  • John L. Stoner (1)
  • Donald John Kinzel (1)
  • Leigh Falkman (1)
  • Anthony J. Harris (1)
  • William R. Dougherty (1)

Total of 79 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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