Sun Valley, NV

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Sun Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 19,943 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sun Valley is the ninth largest community in Nevada.

Unlike some towns, Sun Valley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sun Valley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.81%), sales jobs (10.79%), and food service (9.81%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sun Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sun Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Despite being a small town, Sun Valley has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

In Sun Valley, just 9.10% 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 2010 was $19,705, 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 $78,820 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. The greatest number of Sun Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sun Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sun Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Sun Valley's cultural character, accounting for 18.72% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Sun Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.

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