Sun Valley, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sun Valley, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 2,505 as of July 1, 2017. Sun Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sun Valley is located at latitude 40.9804 and longitude -75.4665 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Sun Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,880 feet.

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633832) 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.

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place is located within Township of Chestnuthill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe 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, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,505
Daytime Population: Workers 237
Daytime Population: Residents 1,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,430
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 2,505
Population in Familes 2,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 872
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $57,321
Average Household Income $64,296
Per Capita Income $22,656


Total Housing Units 1,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $219,111
Average Home Value $244,617


Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 647
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.6% 0.07%
Households 0.59% 0.09%
Families 0.55% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Sun Valley, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun Valley to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 541 69th
Population Density # 1142 35th
Diversity Index # 116 93rd
Median Household Income # 552 69th
Per Capita Income # 1366 23rd

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