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 citizens of Sun Valley have a very low rate of college education: just 7.84% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
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.
In addition, Sun Valley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.18%).
The most common language spoken in Sun Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.