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Sun City West, AZ
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Sun City West profile


Living in Sun City West



Sun City West is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 25,806 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Sun City West is the 34th largest community in Arizona.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Sun City West’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Sun City West is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The overall education level of Sun City West citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 34.00% of adults in Sun City West have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sun City West in 2018 was $44,780, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,120 for a family of four. However, Sun City West contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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