Sun City West, Arizona Population 2022

25,544
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Sun City West is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. Sun City West has a 2020 population of 25,544. Sun City West is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,535 in 2010.

The average household income in Sun City West is $64,523 with a poverty rate of 6.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,226 per month, and the median house value is $237,300. The median age in Sun City West is 75.5 years, 76.1 years for males, and 74.8 years for females.

Sun City West Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sun City Westwas:

  • White: 97.14%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sun City West, Arizona is 25,544 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,544.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,535.

Sun City West, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,29797.14%
Black or African American1780.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.20%
Asian1870.72%
Some Other Race1400.54%
Two or More Races1900.73%
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Sun City West Population by Race

Sun City West Population Pyramid 2022

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Sun City West Median Age

75.3


Total

76.1


Male

74.5


Female

Sun City West Adults

There are 26,025 adults, (22,282 of whom are seniors) in Sun City West.

Sun City West Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

595.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun City West Sex Ratio

Female

14,053

53.96%

Male

11,990

46.04%

Sun City West Population by Age

Sun City West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sun City West Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94%6%
All88.6%11.4%
Female88.6%11.4%
Male84.2%15.8%
Non Family82%18%

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sun City West Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5111.6688.6
Married8,3432.0594
Male1462.5884.2
Female3062.7188.6
Non Family6,7161.1182

2.08

Average Family Size

1.66

Average Household Size

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Sun City West Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2210.85%
9th to 12th Grade7642.95%
High School Graduate7,36128.37%
Some College7,22727.86%
Associates Degree1,8737.22%
Bachelors Degree4,85318.71%
Graduate Degree3,64314.04%
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Sun City West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sun City West Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races19018677
Asian18718169
White24,97124,1278,277
Other Race1309220
Hispanic34826351
Black17814314
Native American5139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.53%.

Sun City West Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,991$24,507$25,475
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,917$35,938$
Some College$22,944$17,566$26,333
Bachelors Degree$25,054$20,292$27,287
Graduate Degree$38,750$$

$24,991

Average Earnings

$24,507

Average Male

$25,475

Average Female

Sun City West Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sun City West Language by Age

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Sun City West Language

96.12% of Sun City West residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Sun City West Language

Sun City West Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1874624.60%
Multiple1902412.63%
Black1581710.76%
White24,8561,5916.40%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic320299.06%

6.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.50%

Male Poverty Rate

7.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun City West

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun City West is Asian, with 24.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun City West is Hispanic, with 9.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.56%.

Sun City West Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.65%
High School7.51%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%

Sun City West Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.01%
Female Unemployed29.41%

Sun City West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sun City West Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,444$67,858
Families$73,723$84,849
Married Families$73,867-
Non Families$32,708$45,565
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Income by Household Type

Sun City West Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sun City West Married by Age and Sex

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Sun City West Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sun City West Marital Status by Race

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Sun City West Marital Status

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6,187

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War105
Vietnam2,830
Korea1,394
World War II445

Sun City West Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 5434
55 to 64276
65 to 741,767
75+4,089

Sun City West Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,01523.79%
Black2614.61%
Asian158.02%
Other Race4836.92%
2+ Races8343.68%
Hispanic9025.86%

Sun City West Veterans by Race

Sun City West Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun City West Veterans by Education

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12.6%

Labor Force Participation

11.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sun City West Employment by Age

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Sun City West Employment by Race

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Sun City West Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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2.89%

Born in Sun City West

95.38%

Native Born

4.62%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

2.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.38% of Sun City West residents were born in the United States, with 2.89% having been born in Arizona. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sun City West Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201024,5350.00%
201125,4218863.61%
201225,314-107-0.42%
201324,774-540-2.13%
201424,066-708-2.86%
201524,3382721.13%
201624,8995612.31%
201725,0851860.75%
201825,4443591.43%
201925,5441000.39%
202025,5440.00%
202125,5440.00%
202225,5440.00%

Sun City West Population by Year