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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to senior apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 6 senior apartments in Sun City 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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Senior Apartments near Sun City, Arizona

Cypress Point Retirement Community

1771 E McMurray Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85122

(877) 616-7329

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We are an active retirement community that serves seniors or others with disabilities. Our resort style amenities include a heated pool, hot tub, fitness room, clubhouse, library, activity room, game room and even an on-site Beauty Salon. Free shuttle service to local grocery stores and physician...

Superior Arboretum

199 W Gray Dr, Superior, AZ 85173

(877) 616-7329

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Superior Arboretum is located in Superior, Arizona, a quaint town nestled in the Southern region of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park. Superior Arboretum is the perfect place for your loved one to thrive. We want our residents to feel at home, and our floor plans are ideal for senior...

The Lakes Apartments

5666 E. Hampton, Tucson, AZ 85712

(877) 616-7329

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The Lakes is an exclusive 55+ adult, senior housing community in sunny Tucson, Pima County, AZ. Tucson is located on the Sonoran desert, and is surrounded by multiple mountain ranges like the Santa Catalina Mountains to the north. It also sits on the Santa Cruz River, a dry river bed most of the...

Mountain Trace Terrace

4654 S 16th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85714

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Mountain Trace Terrace is an income based HUD property for seniors age 62 or older. We are an independent living facility. All of our units are one bedroom apartments. This property opened in 2008 and is located in South Tucson,Arizona. We do accept one small pet with a fully refundable deposit....

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The Echelon

4330 S Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89119

(877) 616-7329

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Welcome to The EchelonWelcome to Echelon Senior Living, a premier Senior Living Community, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, offering Independent Living and Short Term Respite Stays carefully tailored to each resident’s individual needs and preferences.If you’re looking for a community that...

Carefree Senior Living

3250 S Town Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135

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The BEST in SENIOR Apartments! Carefree Senior Living apartment communities are the ideal destination for adults looking to have FUN, enjoy life, and have new adventures. Whatever your definition of fun is, you will live the life you've always dreamed of and deserve at Carefree Senior Living...

Learn More About Senior Apartments in Sun City, AZ

Originally designed in 1960 as a seniors-only suburb, Sun City has continued to thrive as an oasis for active retirees to spend their golden years. Residents have all conveniences and necessities immediately available to them within Sun City’s limits, such as unique shopping and dining, healthcare facilities, community parks, and more.

In Sun City, senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+ and provide amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Sun City, AZ

The median monthly cost of a senior apartment is around $700 in the state of Arizona. To learn more about the cost of senior apartments in Sun City, contact A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors.

Learn More About Sun City, AZ

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Sun City are rated 43 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below 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 CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceryClothing577055545746

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$44,420 per year$36,161 per year$37,220 per year$29,035 per year$41,529 per year$882 per year$757 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Sun City include:

Banner Boswell Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 520+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 390+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Sun City’s climate is classified as a hot desert, meaning hot, dry summers and mild winters with very little precipitation throughout the year. The average humidity level is 31%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 44%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum55°F68°F41°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum94°F108°F79°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 161

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.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 9″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median agePercent of population over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size7675.9%40,0732,785 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%1.0%2.9%4.2%<0.1%0.5%92.2%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Glendale: 0/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 62/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Maricopa County


Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Sun City include:

  • West Valley Art Museum
  • Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Outdoor attractions in Sun City:

  • Rio Vista Community Park, Surprise Community Park, Pioneer Community Park
  • White Tank Mountain Regional Park
  • Garden Club of Sun City
  • Wildlife World Zoo

Sun City’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Ghostlight Theatre
  • Sun City Arts and Crafts Festival
  • Sun City Promenade, Sun Shadow Square Plaza, Thunderbird Plaza Shopping Center


Sun Cities Area Transit operates bus routes throughout the city and offers wheelchair-friendly transportation for residents. Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Sun City.

Frequently asked questions about Senior Apartments in Arizona

There are 6 senior apartments near Sun City, Arizona. See the full list.

Mountain Trace Terrace, Cypress Point Retirement Community and The Echelon are the top rated senior apartments near Sun City, Arizona. See full list of communities.

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