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The Sun Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 14,844 as of July 1, 2020. Sun Lakes ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sun Lakes is located at latitude 33.2112 and longitude -111.8754 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Sun Lakes Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,194 feet.
The Sun Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410025) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sun Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Chandler Division of Maricopa County.
|Total Population||14,844 (100%)|
|Population in Households||14,844 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||11,027 (74.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$60,545|
|Average Household Income||$80,408|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$46,858|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||10,451 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,981 (76.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||766 ( 7.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,704 (16.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$292,078|
|Average Home Value||$310,965|
|Housing Affordability Index3||118|
|Average Household Size||1.7|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.87%|
|Per Capita Income||1.62%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.71%|
The table below compares Sun Lakes to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 53||88th|
|Population Density||# 18||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 63||86th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 126||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 16||97th|
|Diversity Index||# 382||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.