Sun Lakes, Arizona Population 2024

14,147

Sun Lakes is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. Sun Lakes has a 2024 population of 14,147. Sun Lakes is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,887 in 2020.

The average household income in Sun Lakes is $83,857 with a poverty rate of 8.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sun Lakes is 73.6 years, 74.3 years for males, and 73 years for females.

Sun Lakes Demographics

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

  • White: 96.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,632.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.97% (-740)
The current population of Sun Lakes, Arizona is 14,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,887.

Sun Lakes, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,63196.35%
Two or more races1781.26%
Black or African American1471.04%
Asian840.59%
Native American570.4%
Other race500.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sun Lakes Population by Race

Sun Lakes Population Pyramid 2024

Sun Lakes Median Age

73.6

Total

74.3

Male

73

Female

Sun Lakes Adults

There are 14,126 adults, (11,106 of whom are seniors) in Sun Lakes.

Sun Lakes Age Dependency

368.4

Age Dependency Ratio

367.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun Lakes Sex Ratio

Female7,98156.41%
Male6,16643.59%

Sun Lakes Population by Age

Sun Lakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,6771.6388.111.9
Married4,4722.0594.35.7
Non Family3,9381.098119
Female2352.4490.29.8
Male322.3171.928.1
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2.07

Average Family Size

1.63

Average Household Size

88.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sun Lakes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sun Lakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sun Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.86%.

Sun Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,232

Average Earnings

$48,621

Average Male

$42,464

Average Female

Sun Lakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sun Lakes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sun Lakes Language

97.43% of Sun Lakes residents speak only English, while 2.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Sun Lakes Language

Sun Lakes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,4611,1748.72%
Hispanic322319.63%
Native572543.86%
Other501428%
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8.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.69%

Male Poverty Rate

8.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun Lakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun Lakes is Native, with 43.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun Lakes is White, with 8.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 4.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.64%.

Sun Lakes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.42%
High School11.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%
Some College6.79%
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Sun Lakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.4%
Male Employed1.65%
Female Employed1%
Female Unemployed
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Sun Lakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sun Lakes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sun Lakes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

76.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sun Lakes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sun Lakes 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 Lakes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sun Lakes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,388

Number of Veterans

2,301

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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Sun Lakes Veterans by War

count

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Sun Lakes Veterans by Age

count

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Sun Lakes Veterans by Race

Sun Lakes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun Lakes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

20.6%

Labor Force Participation

19.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sun Lakes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sun Lakes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sun Lakes Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

5.33%

Born in Sun Lakes

93.86%

Native Born

6.14%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

4.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.86% of Sun Lakes residents were born in the United States, with 5.33% having been born in Arizona. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sun Lakes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,147
202314,147
202214,1472351.69%
202113,912-975-6.55%
202014,8874142.86%
201914,473-109-0.75%
201814,582-218-1.47%
201714,800-28-0.19%
201614,8284503.13%
201514,3784933.55%
201413,885-33-0.24%
201313,918500.36%
201213,8682782.05%
201113,590-385-2.75%
201013,975
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Sun Lakes Population by Year