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Sun Valley, NV Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sun Valley is 18,778, which is 3.51% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.20% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Sun Valley population density is 1,260.24 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Sun Valley is white, which represent 83.97% of the total population. The average Sun Valley education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 18,778. #17

Population Growth Since 2000, #49

Sun Valley, NV

Population Density, #19

Sun Valley, NV
1,260.24 per square mile
24.98 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:15,767 (83.97%, #94)
Black:407 (2.17%, #23)
Hispanic:6,441 (34.30%, #8)
Asian:740 (3.94%, #21)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):122 (0.65%, #65)
One Race, Other:1,070 (5.70%, see rank)
Two or More Races:672 (3.58%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,635 (87.49%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:82 (1.27%, see rank)
Cuban:44 (0.68%, see rank)
Central American:158 (2.45%, see rank)
South American:88 (1.37%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:190 (25.68%, see rank)
Chinese:43 (5.81%, see rank)
Filipino:147 (19.86%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:360 (48.65%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

16,555 (88.16%) out of the total population of 18,778 reported first ancestry.

 Sun Valley, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish730.39%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch1931.03%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English1,3987.44%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French5302.82%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German1,94210.34%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek80.04%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian80.04%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish2,13411.36%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian1,2756.79%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian4582.44%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish3051.62%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese2181.16%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian700.37%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2781.48%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish1971.05%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African500.27%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish1150.61%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss190.10%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian490.26%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American1,0715.70%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh1310.70%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 9,227 (49.14%, see rank)
Females: 9,551 (50.86%, see rank)

Sun Valley, NV
Male: 49.14%
Female: 50.86%
Male: 50.37%
Female: 49.63%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sun Valley, NV
37.00 years old
36.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sun Valley, NV
39.30 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sun Valley, NV
34.40 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Sun Valley, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years1,2526.67%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,6758.92%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,5308.15%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,1215.97%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,0875.79%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,36912.62%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,32012.35%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,60813.89%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,60813.89%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,4267.59%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 7063.76%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over760.40%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sun Valley, NVNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population12,113, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School3,029, 25.01%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate4,545, 37.52%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,758, 31.02%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree600, 4.95%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree181, 1.49%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.92, see rank13.2013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sun Valley, NV NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten57874.05%25.95%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,54595.28%, see rank4.72%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,02898.35%, see rank1.65%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College82589.21%, see rank10.79%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School7885.90%, see rank14.10%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sun Valley, NVNevadaU.S.
Total Households6,191, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size3.03, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households1,278, 20.64%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,913, 79.36%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)4,423, 71.44%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size3.67, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family3,106, 50.17%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,768, 28.56%, see rank35.53%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sun Valley, NV%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total14,321see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over7,337100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married2,15029.30%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married3,45647.10%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed2383.24%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced1,49320.35%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over6,984100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married1,59522.84%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married3,62551.90%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed6619.46%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced1,10315.79%, see rank14.90%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sun Valley, NV%NevadaU.S.
Native15,39982.01%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,28438.79%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State8,01242.67%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1030.55%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born3,37917.99%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,2826.83%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,09711.17%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe1080.58%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia4642.47%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa150.08%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania220.12%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,73614.57%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America340.18%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sun Valley, NV%NevadaU.S.
English4,59574.22%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish1,33021.48%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1702.75%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages631.02%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other330.53%, see rank1.07%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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