Sun City West is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sun City West Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Maricopa County at latitude 33.662 and longitude -112.3413. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,234 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Sun City West Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 10.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Sun City West, AZ area
|Population in Households||24,544|
|Population in Familes||17,507|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||189|
|Average Household Size||1.63|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||18,242 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13,264 (72.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,800 ( 9.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,178 (17.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$194,204|
|Average Home Value||$217,913|
|Median Household Income||$40,014|
|Average Household Income||$54,571|
|Per Capita Income||$33,300|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.2%|
|Per Capita Income||3.82%|
The table below compares Sun City West to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 38||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 25||95th|
|Diversity Index2||# 422||7th|
|Median Household Income||# 167||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 28||94th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.