U.S. Beacon April 20, 2024

Sun City West, AZ

Maricopa County, Arizona

Latitude: 33.670412     Longitude: -112.357847
Population 26,344 (2000)
Elevation of Sun City West, Arizona: 1178 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0470355, place: Sun City West CDP, Arizona)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 265 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 7 (2.64%)
Kindergarten: 0 (0%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 13 (4.91%)
High school (grades 9-12): 81 (30.57%)
College or graduate school: 164 (61.89%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 26,200 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 427 (1.63%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,820 (6.95%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 7,128 (27.21%)
Some college, no degree: 7,937 (30.29%)
Associate degree: 1,043 (3.98%)
Bachelor's degree: 4,773 (18.22%)
Graduate or professional degree: 3,072 (11.73%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 91.4%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 26,239 (100%)
Never married: 728 (2.77%)
Now married, except separated: 20,646 (78.68%)
Separated: 79 (0.3%)
Total Widowed: 4,034 (15.37%)
Widowed Female: 3,203 (12.21%)
Total Divorced: 752 (2.87%)
Divorced Female: 487 (1.86%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 46 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 10 (21.74%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 26,224 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 9,184 (35.02%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 26 (100%)
--With a disability: 0 (0%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 4,517 (100%)
--With a disability: 839 (18.57%)
----Percent employed: 26%
--No disability: 3,678 (81.43%)
----Percent employed: 24.7%
Population 65 years and over: 21,514 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,576 (25.92%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 26,250 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 15,263 (58.14%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 10,936 (41.66%)
--Same county: 3,754 (14.3%)
--Different county: 7,182 (27.36%)
----Same state: 255 (0.97%)
----Different state: 6,927 (26.39%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 51 (0.19%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 26,264 (100%)
Native: 24,888 (94.76%)
--Born in United States: 24,736 (100%)
----State of residence: 186 (0.71%)
----Different state: 24,550 (93.47%)
--Born outside United States: 152 (0.58%)
Foreign born: 1,376 (5.24%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 48 (0.18%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,122 (4.27%)
--Not a citizen: 254 (0.97%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,376 (100%)
Europe: 870 (63.23%)
Asia: 47 (3.42%)
Africa: 17 (1.24%)
Oceania: 16 (1.16%)
Latin America: 16 (1.16%)
Northern America: 410 (29.8%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 26,250 (100%)
English only: 25,135 (95.75%)
Language other than English: 1,115 (4.25%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 267 (1.02%)
--Spanish: 201 (0.77%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 47 (0.18%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 799 (3.04%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 172 (0.66%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 49 (0.19%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 16 (0.06%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 26,264 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 30,659% (116.73%)
Arab: 36 (0.14%)
Czech: 393 (1.5%)
Danish: 352 (1.34%)
Dutch: 634 (2.41%)
English: 5,333 (20.31%)
French (except Basque): 1,146 (4.36%)
French Canadian: 274 (1.04%)
German: 6,842 (26.05%)
Greek: 104 (0.4%)
Hungarian: 268 (1.02%)
Irish: 3,313 (12.61%)
Italian: 1,187 (4.52%)
Lithuanian: 135 (0.51%)
Norwegian: 1,238 (4.71%)
Polish: 1,255 (4.78%)
Portuguese: 32 (0.12%)
Russian: 371 (1.41%)
Scotch-Irish: 888 (3.38%)
Scottish: 1,065 (4.05%)
Slovak: 219 (0.83%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 1,329 (5.06%)
Swiss: 235 (0.89%)
Ukrainian: 84 (0.32%)
United States or American: 1,215 (4.63%)
Welsh: 388 (1.48%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 2,323 (8.84%)

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