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Sun City, California

Sun City is a town located in Riverside County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 17,773.


\nSun City is located at 33°42'30" North, 117°11'57" West (33.708291, -117.199152)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 20.2 km² (7.8 mi²). 20.2 km² (7.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 17,773 people, 8,750 households, and 5,197 families residing in the town. The population density is 879.8/km² (2,280.0/mi²). There are 9,440 housing units at an average density of 467.3/km² (1,211.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.63% White, 2.13% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.19% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 4.11% from other races, and 2.29% from two or more races. 12.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 8,750 households out of which 12.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% are married couples living together, 5.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% are non-families. 37.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 31.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.99 and the average family size is 2.57. In the town the population is spread out with 14.2% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 13.2% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 51.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 66 years. For every 100 females there are 78.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.9 males. The median income for a household in the town is $29,814, and the median income for a family is $38,131. Males have a median income of $41,174 versus $29,036 for females. The per capita income for the town is $19,859. 8.8% of the population and 6.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.4% are under the age of 18 and 6.5% are 65 or older.