Sun City West, Arizona Population 2020

25,444
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Sun City West is a city located in Arizona. Sun City West has a 2020 population of 25,444. Sun City West is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,535 in 2010. Sun City West reached it's highest population of 25,444 in 2018.

The average household income in Sun City West is $62,029 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,243 per month, and the median house value is $201,900. The median age in Sun City West is 75.5 years, 76.2 years for males, and 74.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.7 males.

Sun City West Demographics

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

  • White: 97.78%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sun City West, Arizona is 25,444, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,444.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,535.

Sun City West, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,87997.78%
Asian1900.75%
Black or African American1780.70%
Two or More Races990.39%
Some Other Race550.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.17%
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Sun City West Population Pyramid 2020

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Sun City West Median Age

75.5


Total

76.2


Male

74.9


Female

Sun City West Adults

There are 25,425 adults, (21,305 of whom are seniors) in Sun City West.

Sun City West Age Dependency

517.6

Age Dependency Ratio

517.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun City West Sex Ratio

Female

14,083

55.35%

Male

11,361

44.65%

Sun City West Households and Families

Sun City West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sun City West Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.9%7.1%
All87.8%12.2%
Female82.7%17.3%
Non Family82.3%17.7%
Male73.4%26.6%

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2301.6687.8
Married7,9172.0392.9
Non Family6,7531.1282.3
Female4212.8582.7
Male1392.6773.4

2.08

Average Family Size

1.66

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sun City West Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3281.29%
9th to 12th Grade8773.46%
High School Graduate6,74726.62%
Some College7,29228.77%
Associates Degree1,9347.63%
Bachelors Degree4,90919.37%
Graduate Degree3,25812.85%
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Sun City West Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,60223,4907,965
Hispanic22719047
Asian19016868
Black17814823
Multiple Races999943
Other Race464621
Native American4339

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,618$21,158$14,903
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,128$34,766$15,556
Some College$14,338$14,796$13,158
Bachelors Degree$20,114$16,375$20,721
Graduate Degree$22,313$24,087$

$17,618

Average Earnings

$21,158

Average Male

$14,903

Average Female

Sun City West Language

Sun City West Language by Age

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Sun City West Language

95.96% of Sun City West residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Sun City West Poverty

Sun City West Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5061,8137.40%
Asian1903216.84%
Hispanic227167.05%
Black1491610.74%

7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun City West

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun City West is Asian, with 16.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun City West is Hispanic, with 7.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.35%.

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Name Poverty
Some College8.66%
Less Than High School8.61%
High School7.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.96%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed1.74%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sun City West Income

Sun City West Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,739$62,029
Families$64,594$77,248
Married Families$65,015-
Non Families$29,563$42,891
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Sun City West Marital Status

Sun City West Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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 Veterans

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6,062

Number of Veterans

5,796

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,216
Korea1,690
World War II753
First Gulf War118
Second Gulf War83
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Age Group Veterans
75+4,147
65 to 741,515
55 to 64307
35 to 5470
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,99624.11%
Hispanic5122.47%
2 or More3131.31%
Asian2814.74%
Black73.93%

Sun City West Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun City West Employment Status

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12.2%

Labor Force Participation

11.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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3.27%

Born in Arizona

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

3.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.54% of Sun City West residents were born in the United States, with 3.27% having been born in Arizona. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025,4440.00%
201925,4440.00%
201825,4443591.43%
201725,0851860.75%
201624,8995612.31%
201524,3382721.13%
201424,066-708-2.86%
201324,774-540-2.13%
201225,314-107-0.42%
201125,4218863.61%
201024,5350.00%