Sun Valley, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 1,438 (14% urban, 86% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 898  (62.5%)
Females: 540  (37.5%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83353, 83354.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,237 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Sun Valley:

$61,237
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,004 (it was $50,563 in 2000)

Sun Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $610,900 in 2000)
Sun Valley:

over $1,000,000
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: $594,400; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $396,381; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $490,959

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,280.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sun Valley: 106.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.2% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sun Valley, ID (2017)
    • 1,34691.1%White alone
    • 594.0%Hispanic
    • 281.9%Asian alone
    • 231.6%Black alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

Races in Sun Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sun Valley, Idaho as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sun Valley is 1,438 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sun Valley by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.4)
1
(69.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(137.5)
1
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(201.3)
2
(135.0)
4
(274.9)
2
(137.9)
3
(204.1)
3
(202.3)
1
(70.3)
1
(71.2)
8
(575.1)
3
(212.9)
3
(212.2)
1
(70.1)
1
(69.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(268.5)
7
(472.3)
9
(618.6)
9
(620.7)
3
(204.1)
4
(269.7)
1
(70.3)
3
(213.7)
1
(71.9)
5
(354.9)
6
(424.3)
1
(70.1)
3
(208.2)
4
(277.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(1,879)
26
(1,754)
15
(1,031)
18
(1,241)
15
(1,020)
10
(674.3)
12
(843.9)
9
(641.0)
8
(575.1)
7
(496.8)
10
(707.2)
3
(210.4)
4
(277.6)
6
(415.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(268.5)
2
(135.0)
2
(137.5)
1
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(142.5)
1
(71.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(141.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)155.7141.0191.8202.195.986.352.766.2148.887.3111.727.395.191.5

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City-data.com crime index in Sun Valley, ID

Crime rate in Sun Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.32
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: Irish (6.4%), American (5.7%), English (5.1%), German (5.1%), Russian (2.4%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 5940 feet

Land area: 9.87 square miles.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (very low).

Sun Valley, Idaho map

154 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 3.2% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

10.4%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,432 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,371 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (95.0 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (424.7 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (698.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ketchum, ID (1.2 miles ),
Hailey, ID (3.4 miles ),
Bellevue, ID (3.9 miles ),
East Camas, ID (5.1 miles ),
Fairfield, ID (5.7 miles ),
Carey, ID (5.7 miles ),
West Camas, ID (5.8 miles ),
Mackay, ID (6.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.68 N, Longitude: 114.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Sun Valley, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sun Valley, ID in 2017
Sun Valley satellite photo by USGS

Sun Valley tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +437 (+44.1%).
Most common industries in Sun Valley, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (34.3%)
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (13.7%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
  • Construction (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Sun Valley, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.1%)
  • Art and design workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.5%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Art and design workers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Sun Valley, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sun Valley, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

4.86
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Sun Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 302% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from Sun Valley center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 193.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sun Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sun Valley:

  • MORITZ COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (BOX 86)
  • WOOD RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (PO BOX 86)

Heliports located in Sun Valley:

See details about Heliports located in Sun Valley, ID

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sun Valley:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 77 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 94 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 109 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 112 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Idaho State University (about 112 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 129 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 134 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sun Valley: Sun Valley Village (A), Sun Valley Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Sun Valley City - Visitor Information (Po Box 2420), Elkhorn Resort (1 Elkhorn Road), Sun Valley Company - Condominiums- Administrative Offices- Sun Valley Lodge & (Sun Valley Resort), Lew's Place (219 Alturas), Sun Valley Elkhorn Resort (1 Elkhorn Road), Pete Lane's (Sun Valley Mall), Tamarack Lodge (Sun Valley Road And Walnut Avenue P O Box 2000), Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commmerce (411 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Bowe Bergdahl - Soldier in Taliban custody, Isabella Boylston - Ballet dancer, Joe Cannon (soccer) - Soccer player, Joe Cannon - Major League Soccer player (Colorado, born: Jan 1, 1975), Maria Maricich - Olympic alpine skier.

Blaine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sun Valley and their reported violations in the past:

HEATHERLANDS SUBD (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sun Valley that have no violations reported:

  • ASPEN HOLLOW HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.0%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
192 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
256 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Banks with branches in Sun Valley (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sun Valley Branch at Boardwalk Mall, branch established on 1969/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Sun Valley:

Marital status in Sun Valley, ID
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sun Valley:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sun Valley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sun Valley, ID (based on Blaine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,5459
Catholic2,0752
Mainline Protestant8294
Evangelical Protestant64810
None15,279-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Blaine County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

22.85 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

4.9%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sun Valley:

48.3%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sun Valley:

26.2%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sun Valley:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sun Valley:

35.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.6%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sun Valley, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$53,165$70,8870$0
Firefighters 5$29,605$71,0520$0
Other Government Administration 4$30,201$90,6031$2,201
Streets and Highways 3$17,798$71,1920$0
Financial Administration 2$10,894$65,3640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,665$79,9801$2,022
Police - Other 1$3,612$43,3440$0
Totals for Government 25$151,940$72,9312$4,223

Sun Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,211,000 ($842.14)
    Police Protection: $1,187,000 ($825.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $988,000 ($687.07)
    Financial Administration: $693,000 ($481.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $369,000 ($256.61)
    Regular Highways: $201,000 ($139.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,849,000 ($1285.81)

Sun Valley government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $252,000 ($175.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $108,000 ($75.10)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $637,000 ($442.98)
    Highways: $13,000 ($9.04)
  • Tax - Property: $2,694,000 ($1873.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,575,000 ($1095.27)
    Other License: $196,000 ($136.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,000 ($77.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $69,000 ($47.98)

Sun Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,764,000 ($2617.52)

6.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($106,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ada County, ID  0.62% ($39,475 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.45% ($62,955)
from King County, WA  0.30% ($154,931)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ada County, ID  0.82% ($69,175 average AGI)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.36% ($50,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sun Valley:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sun Valley:

  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K276DW (103.1 FM; KETCHUM, ETC., ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K228DO (93.5 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • K203DS (88.5 FM; KETCHUM/HAILEY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sun Valley:

  • KSVT-LP (Channel 20; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • K13HG (Channel 13; KETCHUM, ETC., ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KIDA (Channel 5; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MARCIA T. TURNER D/B/A TURNER ENTERPRISES)
  • KSVX-LP (Channel 18; HAILEY, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)

Sun Valley fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 1983 01:10 AM, Elkhorn Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 1982 10:45 PM, Elkhorn Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.1mTotal length
  • $4,977,000Total costs
  • 31,200Total average daily traffic
  • 1,387Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,800Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Atop Dollar Mountain, Elkhorn Road (Lat: 43.682972 Lon: -114.348389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNKQ387
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard J Byrne, In The Sw 1/4 Of The Sw 1/4 Of Section 16 (Lat: 43.673861 Lon: -114.323694), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Richard J Byrne, In The Sw 1/4 Of The Sw 1/4 Of Section 16 (Lat: 43.673861 Lon: -114.323694), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Edward G Roach, In The Sw 1/4 Of The Sw 1/4 Of Section 16 (Lat: 43.673861 Lon: -114.323694), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m, Registrant: Towerco, Inc., Ewisz@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 469-5559

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • ELKHORN STATION, 100 Arrow Leaf Road (Lat: 43.674028 Lon: -114.323528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WZV461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/08/2021, Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • 1 1/2 Mi Se (Lat: 43.680750 Lon: -114.332000), Call Sign: KXO255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/1998, Expiration Date: 03/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2003, Registrant: Elkhorn At Sun Valley, Sun Valley, ID 83353
  • Lat: 43.698806 Lon: -114.350417, Call Sign: WPXE676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.612 MHz, 463.637 MHz, 468.612 MHz, 468.637 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: Ken Zimmerman, Registrant: Sun Valley Company, Sun Valley, ID 83353, Phone: (208) 622-2915, Fax: (208) 622-2043, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • SUN VALLEY, ID, Various Locations (Lat: 43.732778 Lon: -114.383889), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTW976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/06/2020, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • 1 Mi S (Lat: 43.557944 Lon: -114.332250), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPNE612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.093 MHz, 928.093 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1997, Expiration Date: 04/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2002, Phone: (860) 529-9029
  • Dollar MT, 8 Km Ene Of Triumph (Lat: 43.681667 Lon: -114.347500), Type: Ntower, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WPRV985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.818 MHz, 928.818 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2021, Certifier: William Chapman, Registrant: Mdu Resources Group, Inc., 1200 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58506-5650, Phone: (701) 530-1042, Fax: (701) 530-1751
  • Sun Valley School, Sun Valley Community School 181 Dollar Road (Lat: 43.688889 Lon: -114.354167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WPXW743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2003, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2014, Certifier: Thomas J Kigin, Registrant: Minnesota Public Radio, 480 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101, Phone: (651) 290-1135, Fax: (651) 290-1243, Email:
  • Bald Mtn RPT, Nfs Rd 2601 (Lat: 48.330750 Lon: -116.692972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WQGF972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2017, Expiration Date: 01/08/2027, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • IRWIN 1, 4091 Old Irwin Road (Lat: 43.407333 Lon: -111.296722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQWW813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2015, Expiration Date: 12/11/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 1 Sun Valley Rd, Bald Mountain Radio Site (Lat: 43.654472 Lon: -114.409778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQWX378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 131.200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2015, Expiration Date: 12/16/2025, Certifier: Kathleen M Wilson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sun Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sun Valley)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 18 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sun Valley, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sun Valley, ID
    • 7047.9%Structure Fires
    • 5034.2%Outside Fires
    • 2215.1%Other
    • 42.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sun Valley, ID

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sun Valley, Idaho:

  • Elkhorn Resort, 100 Elkhorn Rd, Sun Valley, Idaho 83354 , Phone: (208) 622-4511
  • Sun Valley Inn, One Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 , Phone: (208) 622-4111, Fax: (208) 622-3700
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sun Valley, Idaho
Most common first names in Sun Valley, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1077.2 years
Robert672.3 years
James563.8 years
George566.0 years
Charles472.5 years
John477.2 years
Dorothy491.8 years
Donald376.7 years
Barbara378.0 years
Helen395.4 years
Most common last names in Sun Valley, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor489.5 years
Hicks292.5 years
Goheen296.5 years
Anderson274.1 years
Atterbury268.0 years
Michaud285.5 years
Jones270.5 years
Keirn291.5 years
Helming273.5 years
Brink283.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sun Valley, ID
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sun Valley, ID
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity


Sun Valley compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Sun Valley on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 23 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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