Sun City demographics profile

StatisticSun CityArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,7305791
Median age72.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)77%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 181%42%43%
Speak English96%73%79%
Speak Spanish3%20%13%
Sun City, AZ has a population of 39,363 and is the 1,053rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,730 per sq mi which is 4648% higher than the Arizona average and 2913% higher than the national average. The median age in Sun City is 73 which is approximately 96% higher than the Arizona average of 37. In Sun City, 77% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 5% of Sun City residents were born in Arizona, 89% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sun City is 4648% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Sun City is 96% higher than Arizona.
  • In Sun City 96.45% of the population is White.
  • In Sun City 1.88% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sun City 0.46% of the population is Asian.

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Sun City population breakdown by race

RaceSun CityArizonaNational
Black or African American1.88%4.27%12.63%
American Indian0.23%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race0.66%3.31%3.06%
Other race0.29%6.97%4.75%
In Sun City, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sun City, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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