Sun Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 21,178 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sun Valley is the ninth largest community in Nevada.
Sun Valley is a blue-collar town, with 37.86% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sun Valley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sun Valley who work in office and administrative support (15.33%), sales jobs (9.39%), and maintenance occupations (7.56%).
In Sun Valley, just 6.90% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sun Valley in 2018 was $21,956, which is low income relative to Nevada, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,824 for a family of four. However, Sun Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sun Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sun Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sun Valley, accounting for 47.06% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sun Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sun Valley include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Sun Valley's cultural character, accounting for 17.38% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Sun Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.