Sun City, AZ
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Sun City profile

Living in Sun City

Sun City is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 39,931 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Sun City is the 27th largest community in Arizona.

Sun City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sun City is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sun City who work in office and administrative support (18.24%), sales jobs (17.42%), and management occupations (6.64%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.74% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Sun City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Sun City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sun City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sun City may be for you.

The citizens of Sun City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.87% of adults in Sun City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sun City in 2018 was $34,105, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,420 for a family of four. However, Sun City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sun City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sun City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sun City include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Sun City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.