Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSun ValleyIdahoNational
Income per capita$52,234$24,280$29,829
Median household income$59,773$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,048$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,375$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$32,736$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$30,788$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level13.6%15.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sun Valley is 75% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sun Valley is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sun Valley is 59% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sun Valley is 10% lower than the national average

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      $39,844 $59,773 $119,546
      $32,779 $49,174 $98,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Sun Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Sun Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%4.4%
      Manufacturing sector2.3%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration3.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.8%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ketchum, ID2,843$79,58743.9%
      Bellevue, ID2,430$64,43516.5%
      Hailey, ID8,575$54,6221.3%
      Sun Valley, ID1,581$59,7738.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Navarre Beach, FL1,581$105,17390.1%
      Metlakatla, AK1,582$58,0004.8%
      Grayson, CA1,582$62,40412.8%
      Springfield, NE1,582$75,37936.3%
      McCord, OK1,582$59,6097.7%
      Sun Valley, ID1,581$59,7738.0%
      Source: The Sun Valley, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).