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Sun Valley, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Sun Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 2,601 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.0112 and longitude -75.4696 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Sun Valley Census Designated Place 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 Tunkhannock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.


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Sun Valley, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sun Valley, PA Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sun Valley, PA Wealth Index is 80
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,601
Population in Households 2,601
Population in Familes 2,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 906
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,077
Average Household Income $76,645
Per Capita Income $27,204
Wealth Index3 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $178,091
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 930
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.88% 0.68%
Households 0.94% 0.66%
Families 0.86% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Sun Valley, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun Valley to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 519 71st
Population Density # 1119 37th
Diversity Index # 119 93rd
Median Household Income # 558 68th
Per Capita Income # 987 44th

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