Sun Valley, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sun Valley, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Sun Valley had a population of 1,342 as of July 1, 2017. Sun Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sun Valley is located at latitude 43.6839 and longitude -114.3342 in Blaine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sun Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Blaine County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,945 feet.

The City of Sun Valley (GNIS ID: 2412003) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sun Valley is located within Ketchum Division of Blaine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sun Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sun Valley, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,342
Daytime Population: Workers 1,635
Daytime Population: Residents 486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 1,164
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density2 141
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $65,940
Average Household Income $93,946
Per Capita Income $43,333


Total Housing Units 2,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,007 (77.3%)
Median Home Value $810,976
Average Home Value $794,009


Total Households 591
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.64% -0.33%
Households -0.7% -0.38%
Families -1.13% -0.6%
Median Household Income   4.05%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Sun Valley, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun Valley to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 75 67th
Population Density # 200 12th
Diversity Index # 103 55th
Median Household Income # 10 96th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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