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Sun City
Maricopa County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85351, 85373




Page Contents for Sun City, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Sun City is approximately 38,308 (2002).
The approximate number of families is 27,353 (1990), 37499 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sun City is 38.122 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.245 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sun City to Washington DC is 2089 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sun City is positioned 33.61 degrees north of the equator and 112.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sun City average annual rainfall is 7.5 inches per year
Sun City average temperature is 82 degrees F.

Location

approximately 35 minutes northwest of the Phoenix metropolitan area
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Climate


desert. Humidity averages about 2-3% during the summer and somewhat higher during the monsoon season. There are over 316 days of sunshine each year!
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History & History Related Items

Ground-breaking for Sun City took place in 1958 by developer, Del Webb. He envisioned a community especially for those over 55 where they could enjoy life in near perfect weather all year. Sun City was recognized for these things and more. It became extremely successful and was also a model for many other "retirement" communities around the country. Other communities, Sun City West and Sun City Grand have been developed near Sun City. Together, they are referred to as the "Sun Cities."
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The founding of Sun City

1958


Attractions

Links for information about the Sun City Area:
Sun City Information

Senior Living
To live in Sun City, at least one member in the residence must be 55 years or older. Other residents in the home must be 19 years or older. Even though children can't live in Sun City, they are always welcome as visitors. There are even activities planned for the visiting children.
If golf is what you like, there are over 17 USGA rated golf courses in the Sun City area!

Sun City Symphony Orchestra
10451 W Palmeras Dr # 210
Sun City, AZ 85373-2081
Phone: 623-972-4484

Sun City Visitors Center
10001 W Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ 85351-1282
Phone: 623-977-5000
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Sun City City Government

Sun City Fire Dept
13013 N 111th Ave
Sun City, AZ 85351-3343
Phone: 623-977-4604

Sun City Chamber

Northwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
12801 W. Bell Rd., Ste. 14
Surprise, AZ 85374
Phone: 623-583-0692
Fax: 623-583-0694
Email
Serving the communities of El Mirage, Surprise, Youngtown, Sun City and Sun City West

Sun City Organizations

Northwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
12801 W. Bell Rd., Ste. 14
Surprise, AZ 85374
Phone: 623-583-0692
Fax: 623-583-0694
Email
Serving the communities of El Mirage, Surprise, Youngtown, Sun City and Sun City West

Sun City Libraries

Sun City Library
16828 N 99th Ave
Sun City, AZ 85351-1262
Phone: 623-974-2569


Sun City Library
10620 W Peoria Ave
Sun City, AZ 85351-4144
Phone: 623-933-7433 Sun City

Miscellany

The median income for residents in the Sun Cities is about $ 30,500 per year. Only 3% work full-time. The average price of a home in Sun City is about $ 108,000.

The population of Sun City was:
1990 - 38,126
2000 - 38,308


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