An unincorporated town and census-designated place in Maricopa County, Sun City, Arizona was founded in 1960 - and part of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Sun City is a master-planned retirement community built by the Del Webb Corporation, which set the standard for future active adult retirement communities to come.
The CPP has a total area of 14.6 square miles, of which 14.5 square miles is land. The 3 zip codes covering Sun City AZ real estate include: 85351, 85372 and 85373. Cities within 15 miles of the community include: Cashion, El Mirage, Glendale, Glendale Luke Afb, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Sun City West (sister city), Surprise, Tolleson, Waddell and Youngtown, Arizona.
A self-contained community with several retail centers and restaurants to choose from, Sun City offers a variety of shopping, dining and services - as well as 11 golf courses and 7 recreation centers, 120 clubs, and two bowling centers. Not to mention, the entire Valley of the Sun is at your doorstep. Living in Sun City, Arizona could never be better!
When it comes to golf, low cardholder fees will get you into amazing golf courses with over 1,100 acres of golf, and all within six square miles. You can literally play a different course every day of the week, plus have one left over to enjoy for the following week! Click here to learn more about the golf course in the community. Hike, golf, bike, ride, swim, spin, sew, dance, weave, sing, or simply enjoy the beauty of the surrounding Valley. The sky's the limit for buyers of Sun City AZ homes for sale! - Simply a great place to live year round or as a snow bird!
When it comes to Sun City AZ homes for sale, there exists a variety of home styles ranging anywhere from 730 square feet on up to 3,200 square feet. Home options include: garden homes, condominiums, patio homes, gemini twin homes (duplexes), and single-family detached homes.
The median home value in Sun City is $119,600, with home appreciation at 17.20% over the last year. The median age of Sun City AZ real estate is 38 years. Renters make up 14.92% of the Sun City population, and 18.57% of the houses are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Residential utility providers serving Sun City AZ homes for sale include:
- Electricity: Arizona Public Service (APS)
- Internet/cable/Phone: Cox Communications, CenturyLink
- Gas: SW Gas
- Water: EPCOR
As of 2014, the population of Sun City is 37,841 with 2,634 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 73.2. 58.00% of Sun City residents are married and 14.50% are divorced. The average household size is 1.6 people.
Sun City gets around 8 inches of rain per year and zero snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 24. Residents of Sun City AZ real estate enjoy 293 magnificent sunny days per year, with July highs around 107 degrees, and January lows around 34 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
There are no public school districts within the CDP limits as Sun City is zoned as a 55+ adult community. Residents can explore life long learning classes within Sun City or at nearby colleges and universities. Click here for a directory of higher learning campuses.
The unemployment rate in Sun City is 5.20%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.80%. Sun City sales tax is 6.30% and income tax is 3.36%. Income per capita is $28,086. The median household income is $36,903.
Within the borders of Sun City, there are numerous medical doctors, dentists, eye, hearing and other specialists, as well as a top-rated medical center. Residents of Sun City AZ real estate are served by the Banner Boswell Medical Center, which is located in the middle of the community. Primary specialty areas at Banner Boswell include: cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedic, rehabilitation, and oncology services.
Along with the superior medical care available for residents of Sun City, there are also a variety of support groups and options available for Alzheimer’s Caregivers, Aphasia, Breast Cancer, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Laryngectomee, Ostomy, Parkinson’s, Parkinson’s Partners, Respiratory, and Stroke. Click here for a directory of other hospitals and medical facilities near Sun City, Arizona.
Getting around could never be easier for residents of Sun City AZ real estate. Many use licensed golf carts as their form of transportation around the community. Carts are legal on all Sun City streets that have a posted speed limit of 35 mph or less. Golf cart transportation is ideal for trips to grocery store, drug stores, local healthcare services and other errands around town.
The nearest major airport serving buyers of Sun City AZ homes for sale is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX / KPHX). This airport has international and domestic flights from Phoenix - 27 miles from the center of Sun City. Another major airport is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA / KIWA), offering domestic flights from Mesa - 58 miles from Sun City.
If you are a buyer, it is my pleasure to assist you in finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, preferences and needs. I focus my Maricopa County real estate services in the following communities, but not limited to: Phoenix (Northwest), Anthem, Glendale, Peoria, Sun City, Sun City West and Surprise, Arizona.
If you are considering selling your current home, I utilize the latest real estate marketing tools on and offline to expose your Sun City AZ real estate property to the widest range of qualified buyers. My foremost goal is to market your property to sell as quickly as possible and for the highest return!
My extensive knowledge of the Sun City AZ real estate market, and surrounding area, allows me to guide my clients intelligently. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or invest, my mission is to provide exceptional customer service while assisting you throughout the transaction. Please give me a call today, or fill out the online contact form, and let me know how I can best serve your real estate needs.
I look forward to speaking with you!
Rochelle Navarro, Professional Licensed Realtor®
Rochelle Navarro Homes
West USA Realty
16150 N Arrowhead Fountains Ctr Dr, STE 100, Peoria, AZ 85382
Cell: 623.282.2674 (Best)