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Sun City is in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.
The latitude of Sun City is 33.597N. The longitude is -112.271W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 38,309.
At least one resident of the household must be 55 or older.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sun City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85363 ZIP code.
23% of Sun City residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sun City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sun City was $25,935, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Sun City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sun City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $678. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $657.
Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sun City political report.
The average commute time for Sun City workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sun City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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