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 service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sun Valley who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), sales jobs (11.72%), and maintenance occupations (11.08%).
In Sun Valley, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Sun Valley is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Sun Valley has a very low overall level of education: only 7.84% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sun Valley in 2010 was $17,777, which is low income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,108 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 35.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sun Valley include German, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Sun Valley's cultural character, accounting for 19.18% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Sun Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.