Sun City, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 37,499.
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
Males: 15,726  (41.9%)
Females: 21,773  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

74.1 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85374.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,595 (it was $32,508 in 2000)
Sun City:

$44,595
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,159 (it was $25,935 in 2000)

Sun City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,057 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Sun City:

$194,057
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,270; detached houses: $175,453; townhouses or other attached units: $121,619; in 2-unit structures: $102,602; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,329; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,568; mobile homes: $27,778

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,092.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sun City: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Sun City, AZ (2017)
    • 37,41390.2%White alone
    • 1,6694.0%Hispanic
    • 7261.8%Black alone
    • 2990.7%Two or more races
    • 1910.5%Asian alone
    • 980.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Sun City, Arizona as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sun City is 659 to 1.


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Sun City, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (18.0%), English (12.5%), American (12.3%), Irish (7.6%), Italian (4.9%), Norwegian (4.8%).

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, Arizona map

1,991 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.8%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $789 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $843 (0.5%)

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: +4,794 (+11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,831 (25.3%)

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

Property values in Sun City, AZ

Sun City satellite photo by USGS

Sun City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Arizona:

4.6%
Historical population in Sun City, AZ
Historical housing units in Sun City, AZ
Most common industries in Sun City, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Sun City, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Sun City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sun City, Arizona average temperatures Sun City, Arizona average precipitation Sun City, Arizona humidity Sun City, Arizona wind speed Sun City, Arizona snowfall Sun City, Arizona sunshine Sun City, Arizona clear and cloudy days

Sun City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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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 153. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

153
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.382. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.382
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
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 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

8.46

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 Sun City center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 211.5 miles away from Sun 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 the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 395.5 miles away from Sun 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 (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 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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 schools in Sun City:

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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Sun City:

Marital status in Sun City, AZ
  • Never married: 7.0%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 20.1%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sun City:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 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 City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sun City, 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
Maricopa 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
This 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.
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%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sun City:

57.7%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sun City:

51.7%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.2%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sun City:

17.3%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sun City:

7.3
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

66.1%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sun City, 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 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

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
See more detailed statistics of Sun City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.2mTotal length
  • 143,239Total average daily traffic
  • 13,570Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,380Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sun City, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 151970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sun City, AZ
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 573 (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 in Sun City, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sun City, AZ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 110 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sun City, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.8%), and Outside Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sun City, AZ
    • 32652.8%Structure Fires
    • 14022.7%Outside Fires
    • 9214.9%Other
    • 609.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sun City, AZ
  • 67.3%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sun City, AZ
  • 73.2%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Sun City compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Sun City on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 (85374) 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+)"
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