Sun Valley, Nevada Population 2021

21,159
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Sun Valley is a city located in Washoe County Nevada. Sun Valley has a 2020 population of 21,159. Sun Valley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,299 in 2010. Sun Valley reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Sun Valley is $66,644 with a poverty rate of 12.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,016 per month, and the median house value is $169,000. The median age in Sun Valley is 34.2 years, 34.3 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Sun Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sun Valleywas:

  • White: 72.47%
  • Other race: 15.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.56%
  • Native American: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.07%
The current population of Sun Valley, Nevada is 21,159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,159.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,299.

Sun Valley, Nevada Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,33472.47%
Some Other Race3,32615.72%
Two or More Races7543.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native6863.24%
Asian4282.02%
Black or African American4041.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2271.07%
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Sun Valley Population by Race

Sun Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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Sun Valley Median Age

34.2


Total

34.3


Male

33.8


Female

Sun Valley Adults

There are 15,438 adults, (2,364 of whom are seniors) in Sun Valley.

Sun Valley Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun Valley Sex Ratio

Female

10,432

49.30%

Male

10,727

50.70%

Sun Valley Population by Age

Sun Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sun Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female65.4%34.6%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
All70.5%29.5%
Married73.6%26.4%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sun Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5963.2170.5
Married3,5623.7573.6
Non Family1,4161.467.7
Female1,1143.565.4
Male5043.7867.5

3.44

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Sun Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,65612.02%
9th to 12th Grade2,18415.85%
High School Graduate4,20730.53%
Some College3,42024.82%
Associates Degree1,1828.58%
Bachelors Degree8095.87%
Graduate Degree3222.34%
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Sun Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sun Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,4076,271674
Hispanic5,1532,552249
Other Race1,70175461
Native American39736710
Asian331272119
2+ Races2882347
Black25025036
Islander18117967

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 37.02%.

Sun Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,403$35,619$30,067
Less Than 9th Grade$27,874$33,760$20,426
High School Graduate$34,527$36,604$28,971
Some College$32,747$33,521$32,300
Bachelors Degree$40,792$40,792$41,250
Graduate Degree$53,375$53,250$57,596

$32,403

Average Earnings

$35,619

Average Male

$30,067

Average Female

Sun Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sun Valley Language by Age

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Sun Valley Language

59.49% of Sun Valley residents speak only English, while 40.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.02% of the population.

Sun Valley Language

Sun Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,6851,35614.00%
White9,2321,10411.96%
Other3,32647614.31%
Multiple7438611.57%
Native663395.88%
Black404327.92%
Islander2272511.01%

12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun Valley is Other, with 14.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun Valley is Native, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Sun Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.44%
Some College9.76%
High School7.70%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%

Sun Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.53%
Male Unemployed14.19%
Female Employed4.87%
Male Employed4.51%

Sun Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sun Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,368$66,644
Families$62,742$68,902
Married Families$67,368-
Non Families$33,596$41,797
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Income by Household Type

Sun Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sun Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Sun Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sun Valley Marital Status by Race

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Sun Valley Marital Status

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1,325

Number of Veterans

1,196

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam471
Second Gulf War296
First Gulf War288
Korea83
World War II31

Sun Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64411
65 to 74289
35 to 54268
75+199
18 to 34158

Sun Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,19510.21%
Hispanic1221.97%
Asian4010.96%
Other Race371.74%
2+ Races298.19%
Native American122.73%
Black124.71%

Sun Valley Veterans by Race

Sun Valley Veterans by Education

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13.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun Valley Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sun Valley Employment by Age

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Sun Valley Employment by Race

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Sun Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.93%

Born in Sun Valley

81.13%

Native Born

18.87%

Foreign Born

10.06%

Non Citizen

8.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.13% of Sun Valley residents were born in the United States, with 40.93% having been born in Nevada. 10.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sun Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,1590.00%
202021,1590.00%
201921,1594762.30%
201820,683-418-1.98%
201721,1017163.51%
201620,3857223.67%
201519,6638854.71%
201418,778860.46%
201318,6921780.96%
201218,514-489-2.57%
201119,003-296-1.53%
201019,2990.00%

Sun Valley Population by Year