Skip to Main Content
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  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 1,445. Sun Valley is in Blaine County. Living in Sun Valley offers residents a dense suburban 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
$825,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,553
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Sun Valley
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

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
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    69.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    277.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    415.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    1%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    38%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%

Working in Sun Valley

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,094
National
$55,322
Places like Sun Valley

Sun Valley Reviews

1 review
Sun Valley is a great town but it is very small and the only places near by to rent are sky high because people rather VRBO than rent to someone year round. Honestly it is a greedy town. People are always nice to your face though.
Start Your Review of Sun Valley
Rate It!