Sun City, AZ 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Sun City, a planned community, was built with active adults in mind. Additionally, it sits in an unincorporated part of Maricopa County 16 miles northwest from Phoenix. Sun City is an age restricted community therefore at least one resident in the household must be 55 or older and furthermore no one under 19 can be a resident.

Sun City, a planned community, was built with active adults in mind. Additionally, it sits in an unincorporated part of Maricopa County 16 miles northwest from Phoenix. Sun City is an age restricted community therefore at least one resident in the household must be 55 or older and furthermore no one under 19 can be a resident.

Climate

In the Sun City area, approximately 9 inches of rain falls annually, with most of the rainfall occurring in July. Moreover, average winter temperatures range from 46° to 62°. In contrast, summer in Sun City is very hot with summer temperatures averaging between 82° and 102° with 26% humidity.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in Sun City and the Maricopa County area. For instance, residents can enjoy art performances at Arizona Broadway Theatre or Stage Left Productions. Other popular activities include:

Outdoor Activities

    • Litchfield Park
    • Palmbrook Country Club
    • Sun City Country Club
    • Sun City Lakes East & West Golf Courses
    • Willow Creek Golf Course

Other Activities

    • Desert Diamond Casino
    • Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park

Cost of Living & Taxes

Sun City’s cost of living is lower than much of the U.S., clearly driven by housing costs, which are 17% lower than the national average. Additionally, there is no city sales tax, meaning residents only pay the 5.6% state and 0.7% Maricopa County sales taxes. In addition Sun City’s property taxes are low and home prices are below national average which undoubtedly makes Sun City an ideal place for active adults to retire.

Health Care

Banner Boswell Medical Center is a 501 bed general hospital that specializes in geriatric care. Healthgrades has awarded the hospital the Patient Safety Excellence Award, and additionally U.S. News & Reports rates it as highly performing in treating certain cancers, heart disease, and diabetes.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is a 404 bed Level III trauma center. U.S. News & Reports highly rates Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center as performing well in treating heart failure, nephrology, and stroke care, as well orthopedic care such as joint replacement.

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus in Glendale, an acute care 270 bed Level I trauma center, ranks #4 in the Phoenix area and #5 in Arizona. Additionally, the Society of Cardiovascular Care and the American Heart Association, as well as DNV Healthcare, have accredited Abrazo Arrowhead Campus as a chest pain center and primary stroke center.


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Sun City

For Sale
  • Below $100k - Low $1Ms
  • 28257 Homes (376 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1960 - 2016
  • 14 reviews

Four Seasons at The Manor

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $500ks
  • 140 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2017
  • No Reviews

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Meadow Ranch Community

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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