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Sun City West, Arizona
Cost of Living
The community in which a care facility is located might have a huge impact on facility price. Cost of living can be a major influence in choosing which community meets the needs of your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in Sun City West is around $471 and the median home value for Sun City West is about $188,850. The rent burden for Sun City West is about 11.9% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
The current population of Sun City West consists of 25,085 people. Sun City West has a population density of 889 people per square mile. Demographically, Sun City West is 0.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% mixed race, 0.8% Asian, 0.7% black, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Hispanic, and 97.6% white. Out of the total population of Sun City West, 6.8% live in poverty, 2.2% do not have health insurance, 12.1% participate in the labor force, and 28.4% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 55.2% are female and 44.8% are male. The median age of Sun City West is 75 years old. In Sun City West, 23.1% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 32.2% have a college degree, 26.5% have a high-school diploma, and 13.3% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Arizona
The state of Arizona has 96 hospitals and 153 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,296,554. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arizona are Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. In terms of resources, Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 91.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Residents of Arizona enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 33rd in the United States. Overall, Arizona ranks 34th in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare compared to other US states.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 38. In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Arizona residents voted Republican and 45% voted Democrat. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
On average, the humidity rating for Arizona is around 39%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Arizona is around 1.04 inches. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 65.5 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11°F during the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81°F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. 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 jojoba, ponderosa pine, piÃ£±on, and oak.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the white pelican, the cactus wren (the state bird), the collared lizard, or the a single jaguar (called el jefe) that migrated to arizona from mexico.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.