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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 133 Independent Living communities in Sun City West and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Vista de la Montaña

18510 North Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ 85374

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Vista de la Montana provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. If you like your days sunny, dry and steeped in the beauty of the Arizona countryside, then you've found your new home. Not only do residents enjoy the tastefulness and friendliness of our charming...

Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West

18626 North Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375

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Solstice Senior Living at Sun City West boasts a resort-style setting surrounded by golf courses in Sun City West, where our residents enjoy easy access to community centers, pools and sports courts. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care...

The Park at Surprise (Open Now)

14630 W Parkwood Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374

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Distinctive Independent Living | Experience a Carefree LifestyleIf you are looking for a retirement community with just the right amount of amenities, an ample selection of senior-friendly floor plans or a social environment to spend more time with friends, The Park at Surprise can provide the...

The Palms at Sun City

10101 W Palmeras Dr, Sun City, AZ 85373

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Situated in the heart of Sun City, just one block north of Bell Road and one block west of 99th Avenue, The Palms at Sun City is a vibrant community designed to help our seniors enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting resort style residence...

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The Woodmark at Sun City

17207 North Boswell Boulevard, Sun City, AZ 85373

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Our community of Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care residents is spread across six acres of beautifully landscaped property. With over 100 apartments available for Independent and Assisted Living, and more than 30 single-story Memory Care suites designed to promote mental...

Garden Ridge

18170 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

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The Amethyst Gardens offers a plethora of activities that range from daily exercise classes and pool activities to mall shopping, casino day trips, and cultural events. Join us for bingo, bridge, or live musical entertainment in our spacious, formal great room. The Amethyst Garden's mission is to...

Palos Verdes Senior Living

18441 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Palos Verdes is the premier...

The Montecito

17271 North 87th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382

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Arrowhead Valley Retirement Resort

20025 N 81st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

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Arrowhead Valley offers all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement.Arrowhead Valley's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities include EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and luxury with one monthly rent payment and no buy-in or...

Vista del Rio

13619 North 94th Drive, Peoria, AZ 85381

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Vista del Rio provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on a quiet campus in the heart of Peoria, a beautiful northwestern suburb of Phoenix, we offer a peaceful environment with access to all the convenience of a major metropolitan area. We're just...

Inspira Arrowhead

20240 N 78th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308

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Inspira Arrowhead will be a state of the art senior living community with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care resident options. Inspira Arrowhead will be located in a campus environment including restaurants such as Kneader’s Bakery and Starbucks, The Church of Joy and a future...

Casa Del Rio

12751 N. Plaza del Rio, Peoria, AZ 85381

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Experience the best of both worlds at Casa del Rio, an established independent living community that recently completed a MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION. We offer newly appointed, luxurious one and two bedroom apartment homes with innovative amenities, unlimited, restaurant style dining, an...

Orchard Pointe at Terrazza

6775 W Happy Valley Rd, Peoria, AZ 85383

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MorningStar Senior Living at Golden Ridge

6735 W Golden Ln, Peoria, AZ 85345

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Thunderbird Senior Living

5401 W Dailey St, Glendale, AZ 85306

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When you think of retirement living, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle...

Westgate Village

8847 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305

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Experience the best of the Arizona lifestyle with Westgate Village. Conveniently located in Glendale, Westgate Village offers year-round sunshine and resort-like amenities, all within 30 minutes of downtown Phoenix. This brand new independent senior living community is close to the Westgate...

Glencroft

8611 North 67th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302

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Glencroft is an assisted living community located in the city of Glendale, Arizona in the county of Maricopa. Glendale is a city that is absolutely filled with both natural and architectural beauty. Glendale homes magnify the natural beauty of the desert landscape that surrounds the area. Nearby...

Estrella Estates

14930 West Wigwam Blvd, Goodyear, AZ 85395

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At Estrella Estates we have an abundance of heart, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Our caring management team is here for you any time, day or night, because we live here too. We participate in activities +pour coffee at mealtime and take time to get to know each of our residents. Plus,...

The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

2655 N. Pebblecreek Parkway, Avondale, AZ 85392

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The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is an assisted living community located in Goodyear, Arizona, in Maricopa County and home to over 74,000 people. Goodyear is in a suburb of Phoenix and home to beautiful scenic areas such as South Lake Park in Estella with its water views and palm trees....

Legacy House of Avondale

2635 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392

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Welcome to Legacy House of Avondale. Legacy House of Avondale, Arizona’s newest senior living community is located in one of Avondale’s up and coming neighborhoods. Legacy House of Avondale is just minutes from Banner Estrella Medical Center, Arizona State University campus, physician offices,...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Sun City West, AZ

This expansive master planned community in Arizon’s Maricopa County is known for its seven golf courses, nationally ranked medical care, and “everything under the sun” as residents boast. Sun City West has been called one of the premier active adult communities and is consistently ranked as one of the top 55+ lifestyle communities in the country.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Sun City West are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Sun City West retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Sun City West, AZ

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $2,200 in Sun City West and $2,300 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Arizona is around $2,300.


Learn More About Sun City West, AZ

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Sun City West are rated 39 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated much lower than the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing617561576149

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$53,020 per year$43,876 per year$44,924 per year$36,276 per year$43,602 per year$1,551 per year$757 per month

Local Hospitals

The main hospital that services Sun City West is:

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 390+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, Level III trauma center

Weather and Climate

Sun City West’s climate is classified as hot desert climate, which means the city experiences hot summers, mild winters, and low amounts of precipitation throughout the year. The average humidity level is 35%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 51%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum55°F68°F41°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum94°F108°F79°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 160

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 9″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size79.184.1%25,2312,324.2 per square mile1.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.2%0.6%0.9%1.2%<0.1%0.7%96.6%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Phoenix: 28/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2020 Presidential Election Results for Maricopa County

DemocraticRepublicanOther50.3%48.1%1.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Known for its recreational activities and lifestyle amenities, Sun City West is a large master planned community for residents 55 and above in Arizona’s Maricopa County. Community members enjoy access to seven golf courses, four recreation centers, more than 100 chartered clubs, and numerous other amenities.

Transportation

Transportation is provided by Sun Cities Area Transit System (SCAT) Dial-A-Ride. SCAT connects Sun City West with Sun City and Youngtown and offers fully equipped paratransit services.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Arizona

There are 20 independent living facilities near Sun City West, Arizona. See the full list.

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