Poverty in Sun Lakes, Arizona

What is the poverty rate in Sun Lakes, Arizona?
The poverty rate in Sun Lakes is 5.6%. One out of every 18 residents of Sun Lakes lives in poverty.

How many people in Sun Lakes, Arizona live in poverty?
824 of 14,800 Sun Lakes residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Sun Lakes compare to the rest of Arizona?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Arizona is 17.0%, meaning Sun Lakes has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Arizona.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Sun Lakes, Arizona Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

14,185

5.7% 10.3% 95.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Sun Lakes, Arizona By Race?

5.7% of White residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Sun Lakes, Arizona is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 815 of 14,185 white Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 95.8% of the total population of Sun Lakes, Arizona are white.

Sun Lakes, Arizona Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Sun Lakes, Arizona?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Sun Lakes, Arizona is 3.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Sun Lakes, Arizona is 6.9%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona

Female residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona are dramatically(76%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

259 of 6,658 males in Sun Lakes live below the poverty line.

565 of 8,142 females in Sun Lakes live below the poverty line.

Sun Lakes, Arizona Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 5.3%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 13,835 residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 733 (5.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 91 (9.4%) of 965 residents of Sun Lakes, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Sun Lakes, Arizona

The poverty rate in Sun Lakes is 5.6%.
Sun Lakes is in Maricopa County.
Arizona Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Maricopa County.
City Poverty Rate
Chandler 9.1%
Citrus Park 2.3%
Aguila 58.5%
Anthem 4.4%
Avondale 16.3%
Buckeye 12.9%
Carefree 8.5%
Cave Creek 7.5%
El Mirage 17.0%
Fountain Hills 4.9%
Gila Bend 37.8%
Gilbert 5.9%
Glendale 20.3%
Goodyear 8.7%
Guadalupe 32.7%
Komatke 55.7%
Litchfield Park 9.7%
Mesa 15.8%
New River 5.5%
Paradise Valley 5.8%
Phoenix 20.9%
Rio Verde 1.4%
Scottsdale 8.9%
Sun City 9.1%
Sun City West 6.8%
Sun Lakes 5.6%
Surprise 9.1%
Tempe 21.3%
Tolleson 23.3%
Youngtown 22.7%

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