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Population in 2010: 13,975.
Population change since 2000: +17.1%
Males: 6,240  (44.7%)
Females: 7,735  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

73.4 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85248.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,858 (it was $43,634 in 2000)
Sun Lakes:

$59,858
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,847 (it was $33,394 in 2000)

Sun Lakes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $303,175 (it was $144,200 in 2000)
Sun Lakes:

$303,175
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $307,641; detached houses: $332,438; townhouses or other attached units: $231,390; in 2-unit structures: $150,115; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,615; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,104; mobile homes: $58,779; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $77,789

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,629.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sun Lakes: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.2%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sun Lakes, AZ (2010)
    • 13,35195.5%White alone
    • 2491.8%Hispanic
    • 1691.2%Black alone
    • 1180.8%Asian alone
    • 550.4%Two or more races
    • 260.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Sun Lakes, Arizona as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sun Lakes is 1,710 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Sun Lakes, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (22.8%), English (13.2%), Irish (8.2%), American (6.5%), Norwegian (4.7%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 1195 feet

Land area: 5.24 square miles.

Population density: 2,668 people per square mile   (average).

Sun Lakes, Arizona map

1,054 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.3% North America).

This place:

6.7%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,987 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,185 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chandler, AZ (5.8 miles , pop. 176,581).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (15.4 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (24.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Goodyear Village, AZ (1.1 miles ),
Stotonic Village, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Wet Camp Village, AZ (2.3 miles ),
Chandler, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Santan, AZ (2.4 miles ),
Casa Blanca, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Sweet Water Village, AZ (2.6 miles),
Lower Santan Village, AZ (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 111.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

Distribution of median household income in Sun Lakes, AZ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sun Lakes, AZ in 2017

Property values in Sun Lakes, AZ

Sun Lakes satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Arizona:

4.6%
Most common industries in Sun Lakes, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Sun Lakes, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Engineers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)

Average climate in Sun Lakes, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sun Lakes, Arizona average temperatures Sun Lakes, Arizona average precipitation Sun Lakes, Arizona humidity Sun Lakes, Arizona wind speed Sun Lakes, Arizona snowfall Sun Lakes, Arizona sunshine Sun Lakes, Arizona clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 253. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

253
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 41.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Sun Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 408% 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 276.5 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 221.4 miles away from Sun Lakes 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 277.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from Sun Lakes 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 220.3 miles away from Sun Lakes center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 426.5 miles away from Sun Lakes 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, 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 Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sun Lakes:

  • SUN LAKES DIALYSIS (FMC) (9666 E RIGGS RD STE 143)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sun Lakes:

  • ARCHSTONE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CHANDLER (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • CHANDLER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • DESERT COVE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • SANTE OF CHANDLER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • OCOTILLO DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)
  • MERIDIAN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CHANDLER, AZ)

Amtrak stations near Sun Lakes:

  • 18 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.
  • 20 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.

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

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 7 miles; Chandler, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 8,047)
  • Mesa Community College (about 13 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 13 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus (about 15 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 155,655)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 15 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • Rio Salado College (about 16 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,894)

Private elementary/middle school in Sun Lakes:

  • RISEN SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL (Students: 223, Location: 23914 S ALMA SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-4)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Library - The Maricopa County Library District's Ed Robson Branch Library, 9330 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes, 480.895.5123. Hours: Mon-Wed 9-5, Thurs 10-7, Fri-Sat 9-5 Visit the Library at: http://mcld.maricopa.gov

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sun Lakes: Cottonwood Country Club Golf Course (A), Sun Lakes Golf Course (B), Maricopa County Library District Ed Robson Branch (C), Sun Lakes Fire District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sun Lakes include: First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes (A), Sun Lakes United Methodist Church (B), Risen Savior Lutheran Church (C), Saint Stevens Catholic Church (D), United Church of Sun Lakes (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Property Improvement Department (26033 South Burnaby Court).

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

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

PIMA UTILITIES (Address: 9532 E RIGGS RD , Population served: 20,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
LAGO DEL ORO WATER CO (Address: 9532 E RIGGS RD , Population served: 12,727, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-31-2012 to DEC-05-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-31-2012 to DEC-05-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 99 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
PICACHO WATER COMPANY (Address: 9532 E RIGGS RD , Population served: 1,270, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.7 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.9%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Sun Lakes (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sun Lakes Main Branch at 10325 East Riggs Road, branch established on 1998/04/07; Riggs And Almaschool at 10325 E Riggs Rd Suite 200, branch established on 1999/05/10. 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: Sun Lakes Branch at 9602 East Riggs Road, branch established on 1985/01/28. 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: Riggs & Dobson Banking Center Branch at 9538 East Riggs Road, branch established on 2006/10/03. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Sun Lakes:

Marital status in Sun Lakes, AZ
  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sun Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sun Lakes
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sun Lakes, AZ (based on Maricopa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Here:

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
Maricopa County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Maricopa County:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
State:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sun Lakes:

59.1%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sun Lakes:

53.5%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sun Lakes:

15.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sun Lakes:

10.9%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sun Lakes:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.5%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Sun Lakes:

70.1%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sun Lakes, AZ Residents

5.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.06%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.36% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.21% ($47,643)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($58,566)


4.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.07%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.44% ($45,912 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.15% ($47,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.14% ($55,176)
Businesses in Sun Lakes, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Burger King1KFC1
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sun Lakes:

  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDUS (1060 AM; 5 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, 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.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXAM (1310 AM; 5 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: EMBEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sun Lakes:

  • 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.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • 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.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • K207CO (89.3 FM; SUN LAKES, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA CNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST)
  • K216FO (91.1 FM; GUADALUPE, AZ; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K224CJ (92.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sun Lakes:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • 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.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)
  • KTVP-LP (Channel 64; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAZT-CA (Channel 27; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KDTP (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION EDUCATORS, INC.)
  • KPAZ-TV (Channel 21; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC.)
  • KPHZ-LP (Channel 58; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
Fatal accident count

Sun Lakes fatal accident list:

Apr 13, 2016 05:08 PM, Navajo Dr, Lat: 33.204744, Lon: -111.846992, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 2015 06:22 AM, Cr-Riggs Rd, Cr-Dobson Rd, Lat: 33.218097, Lon: -111.875817, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 2015 04:58 PM, Cr-Riggs Rd, Lat: 33.219014, Lon: -111.890214, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 24, 2013 11:19 AM, Alma School Rd, Lat: 33.224278, Lon: -111.858367, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 2007 06:27 PM, Riggs Rd, Pima Pl, Lat: 33.218058, Lon: -111.878097, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 21, 1995 07:00 PM, Riggs Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sun Lakes)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 33.215028 Lon: -111.869833, Call Sign: WPSG944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.850 MHz, 457.850 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2001, Expiration Date: 04/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Larry Ventercher, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 33.213361 Lon: -111.882361, Call Sign: WPVV329,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Milo Quezada, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 33.207000 Lon: -111.842361, Call Sign: WPZK782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.300 MHz, 461.850 MHz, 462.025 MHz, 464.575 MHz, 467.025 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 02/02/2024, Certifier: Don Claxton, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 33.223472 Lon: -111.860000, Call Sign: WQUG984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 452.837 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 456.237 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Certifier: Charles Keys, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SUNLAKES, 9666 E Riggs Rd, Suite 108 (Lat: 33.219861 Lon: -111.875028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WPJF443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18142.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2001, Expiration Date: 05/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2006, Certifier: Neal Schnog, Registrant: Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2776, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • LONE BUTTE, Lone Butte Substation 7.5 Mi W (Lat: 33.250000 Lon: -111.996583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPNC862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/28/2021, Registrant: Salt River Project Ai & Pd, M/S: Pbf200, Phoenix, AZ 85072, Phone: (602) 236-8924, Fax: (602) 236-8560, Email:
  • PHO-RIGGS, 24815 S. Dobson Road (Lat: 33.220889 Lon: -111.875139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPSG219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2018, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • P181 Robson RV Stora, 24451 South Price Road (Lat: 33.223417 Lon: -111.892417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 23.2 m, Overall height: 24.7 m, Call Sign: WQCU380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23080.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/25/2025, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2015, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sun Lakes)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sun Lakes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED16$216,274180$166,850511$183,22314$137,566133$178,46927$93,067
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$243,23010$213,12533$195,7301$8,9005$157,0524$80,628
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$150,76014$185,364126$210,3393$40,93326$144,0517$90,309
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$020$178,69388$185,1771$93,98016$188,0036$103,052
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$223,5801$175,61018$183,8761$296,7904$212,7001$64,300

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5227.08 , 5227.35

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$191,9005$282,7102$213,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$142,2871$244,1901$111,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$161,9804$266,8631$161,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5227.08 , 5227.35

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sun Lakes, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sun Lakes, AZ - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sun Lakes, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.7%), and Other (22.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sun Lakes, AZ
    • 10651.7%Structure Fires
    • 4622.4%Other
    • 2713.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2612.7%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sun Lakes, AZ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sun Lakes, AZ
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sun Lakes, AZ
  • 77.4%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas


Sun Lakes compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Sun Lakes on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 (85248) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 22 pilots and 33 other airmen in this city.
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