Sun Valley, AZ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sun Valley, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 301 as of July 1, 2015. Sun Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sun Valley is located at latitude 34.9829 and longitude -110.032 in Navajo County. The formal boundaries for the Sun Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Navajo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,282 feet.

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582872) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

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Sun Valley, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 301
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 203
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (44.7%)
Median Home Value $68,182
Average Home Value $71,296


Median Household Income $41,250
Average Household Income $47,528
Per Capita Income $15,594
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.92% -0.47%
Households -1.11% -0.49%
Families 0.0% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sun Valley, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun Valley to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 320 29th
Population Density1 # 435 4th
Diversity Index2 # 20 96th
Median Household Income # 160 65th
Per Capita Income # 285 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.