Income/capita 5%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 65%
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IndexSun CityArizonaNational
Income per capita$28,226$26,686$29,829
Median household income$37,059$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,098$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,737$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$25,805$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$19,740$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sun City is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sun City is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sun City is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sun City is 45% lower than the national average

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      Sun City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services21.6%18.0%
      Public administration3.2%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%2.5%
      Education, health & social services11.3%30.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Citrus Park, AZ4,832$99,06379.1%
      Litchfield Park, AZ5,449$79,82144.3%
      Goodyear, AZ72,629$74,41734.5%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16319.6%
      Surprise, AZ127,492$61,03510.3%
      Sun City, AZ39,363$37,05933.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bremerton, WA39,388$47,35814.4%
      Culver City, CA39,395$82,00048.2%
      Atlantic City, NJ39,306$26,56652.0%
      Puyallup, WA39,274$64,34216.3%
      Clovis, NM39,461$41,42125.1%
      Sun City, AZ39,363$37,05933.0%
      Source: The Sun City, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).