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B Sun City Center Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D+ Sun City Center Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Florida
Sun City Center
1055% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sun City Center cost of living
D+ Sun City Center Crime Total crime is 1% lower than Florida
Total crime
2,8774% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 354% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Sun City Center crime
C Sun City Center Employment Household income is 7% lower than Florida
Median household income
$45,42218% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$34,73316% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%65% lower than the US average
Sun City Center employment
D+ Sun City Center Housing Home value is 14% lower than Florida
Median home value
$144,20022% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,85696% higher than the US average
Home ownership
81%27% higher than the US average
Sun City Center real estate or Sun City Center rentals
F Sun City Center Schools HS graduation rate is 11% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
37%26% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Sun City Center K-12 schools

Living in Sun City Center, FL

Sun City Center, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 21,345 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (96% White). Given that fact, Sun City Center could be considered less diverse than other cities. Sun City Center is considered to be a city with an aging population. The average age of all residents is 73, which is well beyond the United States median age average. Sun City Center has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 93% of the population is classified as married and 97% have kids.

If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Sun City Center, Florida. With useful information like crime, cost of living, weather, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Sun City Center and in the areas around Sun City Center is a much easier task.

With a livability score of 69 out of 100, Sun City Center is ranked #12,514 in the United States and #641 in Florida. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Sun City Center scores well for amenities (B) and weather (A-). There are some categories that Sun City Center scores poorly for, including: crime (D) and education (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Sun City Center has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Sun City Center is real estate affordability. The median home price for Sun City Center homes is $144,200, which is 13.5% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Sun City Center, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.2, which is 5.9% lower than the Florida average. Real estate appreciation rates in Sun City Center are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Sun City Center homes comes in at 4.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 9.6%.

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Compare Sun City Center, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Sun City Center, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rattlesnake, Tampa88162,084
Ballast Point, Tampa8513.95,721
Fairoaks, Tampa85164,354
Bayside West, Tampa8216.65,110
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Gandy-Sun Bay South, Tampa8015.114,906
Interbay, Tampa7714.32,958
Port Tampa City, Tampa7714.84,512
Macdill Afb Area, Tampa6912.72,066

Best Cities Near Sun City Center, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westchase, FL9028.322,999
Feather Sound, FL9024.33,472
Oldsmar, FL8930.114,023
Lakeland Highlands, FL8929.912,426
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Harbor Bluffs, FL8731.72,931
Bay Pines, FL8626.73,379
Dunedin, FL863335,882
Greenbriar, FL8531.82,764
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I lived in Sun City Center for around 11 years and I really have a wonderful time by the time I was living in Sun City Center. Most of the population are around 60 years or older. With the community for retirees, it’s a very nice community and a very safe neighborhood There is even a neighborhood watch car that goes around at least once a day to ensure that the peace is well maintained.

There are many places for dogs to play and the community is very friendly and family oriented The place consists of single-family dwellings and duplexes.Most of the shopping centers have special parking lots. There are various hobby shops around like art, photography, dancing, woodworking, sewing investments, and even seven golf courses.

for me, the best areas in Sun City Center is Old Castle Tavern restaurant and Bonworth Plaza. About transportation, the traffic is not the best but is not the worst either and there are even bus lines. The job market there is rapidly growing so there are often times many new jobs available for a variety of skill levels. There are like anywhere else good Hotels, Markets, Hospitals, Plazas, and various restaurants.
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Source: The Sun City Center, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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