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Sun City, Arizona
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a big influence in selecting which care option is best for your family. The median home value in Sun City is about $130,084 and the median price for rent is around $434 a month. The rent burden for Sun City is around 13.3% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Sun City 33.7% have a high-school diploma, 22.3% have a college degree, and 8.8% have a graduate degree. In Sun City, 20.7% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Sun City, 32.8% have some form of disability, 9.1% live in poverty, 20.7% consider themselves widows, and 3.6% do not have health insurance. Demographically, Sun City is 95.8% white, 4.0% Hispanic, 0.5% other or not specified, 2.1% black, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, and 0.5% mixed race. Sun City has a population density of 1,044 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Sun City consists of 39,000 people. Based on gender, 41.8% are male and 58.2% are female. The median age of Sun City is 73 years old.
An overview of Arizona
Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Arizona ranks 23rd in healthcare and 34th in quality of life compared to other states. There are 96 hospitals and 153 health centers that service a population of 7,296,554. Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 91.7.
Social demographics of the state
In Arizona, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 38 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican.
State-wide weather information
During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81°F.The average high summer temperature is around 112°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of December. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%.Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 65.5 AQI. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of piÃ£±on, spruce, desert flowers, and jojoba.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to arizona from mexico, the black and brown bears, the chuckwalla, or the black-tailed jackrabbit.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.