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Best Places To Live In Sun City, AZ

  • Sun City, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 39,363
  • I love visiting the state of Arizona. Sun City Arizona is a great stop on this visit. This city is the Original Fun city!! It creates a great atmosphere for adult leisure entertainment, but also is home…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Sunset, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 22.9mi / 36.9km away
  • Population: 2,681
  • Lindon Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: n/a
  • Duskfire, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 27.2mi / 43.8km away
  • Population: n/a
  • Peterson Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: n/a
  • Peoria, AZ
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.7km away
  • Population: 158,677
  • Are you 50+ years of age? Are you a republican? Do you love drinking, baseball & football? Do you enjoy 120-degree weather? Do you want mom & pop shops to die? If you said yes to any of these, then…[read more]
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 5,449
  • Anthem, AZ
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 22,571
  • Anthem is a fun city with a rich history and appealing activities that the whole family can enjoy. Anthem Community Park is a wonderful place to visit if you want to walk along the lake, feed the ducks…[read more]
  • Surprise, AZ
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 127,492
  • At TEAM 4 Kids Pediatric Therapy, we cleverly disguise therapy as a play to create a fun and rewarding environment for your child to learn and grow! Our services include Speech, Feeding, Occupational,…[read more]
  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.4km away
  • Population: 169
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 72,629
  • Family & I moved to Goodyear in 2017 . Goodyear is any town usa. About as bland and suburban as it gets. No culture. No Mall. very little identity (aside from baseball & military) So why an exciting…[read more]
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • City: 24.2mi / 39.0km away
  • Population: 59,310
  • Buckeye attracts new residents with relatively cheap new homes, and a seemingly low crime rate. Unfortunately the majority of the city employees don't actually live in Buckeye, and they have zero…[read more]
  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 13,833
  • The best areas in Paradise Valley, AZ are Dolphinaris where you can get close to and swim with dolphins. You can visit the Phoenix Mountains Preserve that consists of Piestewa Peak, Camelback Mountain…[read more]
  • Clark Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 24.0mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 510
  • North Gateway, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 17,226
  • Riverside, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 1,763
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.3km away
  • Population: 24,899
  • Sun City West is a wonderful place to live for a number of reasons. The weather is great, there are lots of sporting events to attend, and you'll never run out of great places to eat. If you want to…[read more]
  • Paradise Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 178,412
  • Four decades ago me and three other friends, purchased and subdivided a five acre plot; each of us taking an acre and a quarter. It was located on FanFol Drive about a quarter mile from the corner of…[read more]
  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 79,838
  • Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.5mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 170,028
  • I have owned my home in the Deer Valley area for over 27 years. It sits in an area that literally had nothing around it in the 1970s, when my friends would hold drinking parties out in the middle of…[read more]
  • Duskfire II, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 27.7mi / 44.6km away
  • Population: 362
  • Glendale, AZ
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.6km away
  • Population: 239,943
  • I absolutely love Glendale, AZ. The city has such a friendly atmosphere, plus all of the perks of a big city, with a low cost. Moving from The Bay Area in California — Silicon Valley to be exact. I was…[read more]
  • Cave Creek, AZ
  • City: 23.1mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 5,275
  • Avondale, AZ
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 80,631
  • We bought our first home, here in Avondale, a little over a year ago. It's a growing city with lots of development--from both a housing, and business perspective. My neighbors are friendly, and in…[read more]
  • Knoell Gardens, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.5km away
  • Population: 284
  • North Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 169,088
  • We love the peace & tranquility of North Mountain Preserve. Never believe you are in a major City. Neighbors care & help each other. Beautiful hiking biking trails. Close to everything! Never…[read more]
  • Goodyear Village, AZ
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 253
  • Tempe, AZ
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.2km away
  • Population: 174,708
  • I lived here back in 2006, back then I think we lived in a bad area of Tempe. Believe it was off Hardy Dr. South at the Standard Apartments, not the best but it worked. Bunch of drug dealers were always…[read more]
  • Tempe Royal Estates, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 26.1mi / 41.9km away
  • Population: 3,827
  • El Mirage, AZ
  • City: 3.1mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 33,937
  • Once you get past the warm summers, living in El Mirage is actually quite enjoyable. It's not too far from Phoenix if you want to hit up a big city from time to time but still has its own unique…[read more]
  • Kyrene-Superstition, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 1,456
  • Maple-Ash, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 24.0mi / 38.6km away
  • Population: 965
  • Mach 8, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 24.9mi / 40.1km away
  • Population: 1,825
  • New Village, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 5,653
  • Encanto, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 54,597
  • I lived in Encanto, Phoenix for several years during my days of being a young professional in a decently large city. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Encanto and found that it sufficiently met my needs…[read more]
  • Camelback East, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 144,021
  • I lived in the Camelback East area of Phoenix, Arizona for several years. I loved waking up in the morning to go for a walk and being able to enjoy the breathtaking scenary of the beautiful mountains.…[read more]
  • Citrus Park, AZ
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 4,832
  • Wood Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 25.3mi / 40.7km away
  • Population: 4,260
  • Maryvale, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 224,370
  • I grew up in the Maryvale Phonenix, AZ and I couldn't think of a better place to call home. I have many found memories of the business owners who always treated me kindly. I had fun with neighbors…[read more]
  • Ntna-Canal Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 22.6mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 768
  • Central City, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 55,934
  • I lived in the central Phoenix area of Osborne and 28th street for several years in my early 20's. Though the crime rate is a little bit high, for a lower income family with young children, it was a fun…[read more]
  • Baseline-Hardy, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 24.9mi / 40.1km away
  • Population: 5,619
  • South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.4km away
  • Population: 123,300
  • I moved to South Mountain Phoenix, Arizona when I was about five. When you grow up somewhere and it is all you know, you love it there. It is home and no matter how hot or cold it is, you think it is…[read more]
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 1,555,324
  • I have lived in Phoenix for 5 years. I love it and there are very few places I'd consider moving in any normal situation. Pros: -- Affordability -- You can rent in a good part of town for $1k-$1500 EASY…[read more]
  • Desert View, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 50,657
  • Marilyn Ann, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 738
  • Mitchell Park West, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.5mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 852
  • Gililland, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.2mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 2,035
  • Guadalupe, AZ
  • City: 25.2mi / 40.6km away
  • Population: 6,172
  • Holdeman, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.5mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 2,018
  • Youngtown, AZ
  • City: 2.5mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 6,563

Listed above are the best places to live in Sun City, AZ for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Sun City, AZ, followed by the best places to live near Sun City, AZ, sorted by Livability Score.

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