Real Estate Market Update for Sun City, AZ

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Welcome to December's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of November. The number of active listings was down 5% from one year earlier, and up 15% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 12%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 150-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 8% year-over-year, and increased 5% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Sun City, AZ
Area Information for Sun City, AZ
  • Population: 38,976
  • Median Age: 75.49 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 2,708/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 2.07%
  • Closest Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International
  • Closest College: Thunderbird School Of Global Management
  • Closest Jr. College: Paralegal Institute
  • Median Household Income: $36,219
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 12%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $119,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Phoenix Coyotes
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 6.69%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Sun City, AZ
Median Age: 75.49 Married: 55% Number of Households: 24,055 Households with Children: 243
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Sun City, AZ

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Peoria Traditional School 2.2 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Zuni Hills Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Arizona Charter Academy 3.5 mi Public K-12 3 0
      West Point Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Kingswood Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-8 2 0
      Parkview Elementary School 4.5 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Dysart Ischool 4.7 mi Public 7-12 1 0
      Valley Vista High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      West-mec - Valley Vista High School 4.9 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Ashton Ranch Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Paradise Education Center 5.0 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Paradise Honors High School 5.0 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Countryside Elementary School 5.1 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Sundown Mountain Alternative Education Program 5.3 mi Public 10-12 0 0
      Imagine Preparatory High School At Surprise 5.6 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Calibre Academy Of Surprise 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4 0
      Marley Park Elementary School 6.3 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Imagine Rosefield 6.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Imagine Middle At Surprise 6.5 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      The Palms Christian School 6.7 mi Private K-6 0 0
      Word Of Life Christian School 6.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Rancho Gabriela 7.2 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Sonoran Heights Elementary School 7.5 mi Public K-8 4 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.