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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSun LakesArizonaNational
Income per capita$45,077$26,686$29,829
Median household income$56,148$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,135$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,564$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$41,250$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$28,991$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level7.1%17.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sun Lakes is 51% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sun Lakes is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sun Lakes is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sun Lakes is 53% lower than the national average

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      $37,428 $56,148 $112,296
      $34,223 $51,340 $102,680
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sun Lakes median earnings by income bracket

      Sun Lakes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.1%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector10.7%10.7%
      Financial & insurance services5.8%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%9.8%
      Public administration3.0%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%5.1%
      Education, health & social services17.6%17.6%

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      Maricopa, AZ50,358$75,22936.0%
      Mesa, AZ508,918$61,64011.4%
      Sun Lakes, AZ14,887$56,1481.5%

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      High River, AB14,888n/a 
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      Sunset, FL14,869$88,64060.2%
      Ramsey, NJ14,915$156,058182.1%
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      Sun Lakes, AZ14,887$56,1481.5%
      Source: The Sun Lakes, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).