A town located in Arizona, Sun City West has approximately 25,000 residents. Retirees are commonplace, as they account for 82% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 74, skews notably older than most cities in Arizona, ranking as the first-oldest municipality in the state. Most Sun City West residents own their homes, and 12% of residents rent. The average rent for Sun City West is $394/month more than the state average.
Sun City West workers bring in an average annual income of just over $57,000, less than the state average. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Sun City West has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 19% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Sun City West residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Many residents (9%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't used. Few workers commute on foot.