Sun Valley Lake CDP, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Sun Valley Lake CDP, Iowa - Basic Facts

The Sun Valley Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2019. Sun Valley Lake CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sun Valley Lake CDP is located at latitude 40.8512 and longitude -94.0684 in Ringgold County. The formal boundaries for the Sun Valley Lake Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles.

The Sun Valley Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585488) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Sun Valley Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ringgold County.


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Sun Valley Lake CDP, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sun Valley Lake CDP, IA Housing Affordability Index is 136
State of Iowa Housing Affordability Index is 164
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 Lake CDP, IA Wealth Index is 126
State of Iowa Wealth Index is 86
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 163 (100%)
Population in Households 163 (100.0%)
Population in Families 137 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 67
Diversity Index2 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,376
Average Household Income $86,233
Per Capita Income $36,513
Wealth Index4 126

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (20.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (74.3%)
Median Home Value $230,000
Housing Affordability Index3 136
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.13% -0.12%
Households 0.14% -0.25%
Families -1.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Sun Valley Lake CDP, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sun Valley Lake CDP to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 758 25th
Population Density # 979 3rd
Diversity Index # 894 11th
Median Household Income # 489 52nd
Per Capita Income # 159 84th

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