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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A+
Sun Valley is a town in Idaho with a population of 1,398. Sun Valley is in Blaine County and is one of the best places to live in Idaho. Living in Sun Valley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Sun Valley and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sun Valley are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$840,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,190
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Sun Valley Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    69
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    69
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    208
    500
  • Theft
    278
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,125
National
$55,322
Children
5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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