Sun City, Arizona is a town with slightly less than 39,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (76%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. With an average age of just under 71, Sun City ranks as the third-oldest city in the state. Only 18% of residents rent in Sun City, as home ownership is common in the city. Relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,147 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,043.
Sun City residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Many residents (14%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Compared to the national average (5%), Sun City has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree and 7% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Sun City workers bring in an average annual income of nearly $47,000, less than the state average. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).