Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSun CityArizonaNational
Income per capita$34,105$26,686$29,829
Median household income$43,405$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,960$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,689$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$24,274$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$25,686$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%17.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sun City is 14% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sun City is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sun City is 85% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sun City is 35% lower than the national average

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      $28,933 $43,405 $86,810
      $34,223 $51,340 $102,680
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sun City median earnings by income bracket

      Sun City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.4%13.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services27.9%27.9%
      Public administration1.2%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%10.7%
      Education, health & social services9.8%9.8%

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      Sun City, AZ38,888$43,40521.5%

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