Sun City, AZ

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Living in Sun City

Sun City is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 39,349 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sun City is the 25th largest community in Arizona.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sun City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (17.65%), office and administrative support (16.62%), and healthcare (6.94%).

A relatively large number of people in Sun City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.53% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sun City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sun City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Sun City citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.58% of adults in Sun City have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sun City in 2018 was $32,521, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,084 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 French.

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