Sandy Valley, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sandy Valley, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Sandy Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 2,183 as of July 1, 2016. Sandy Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sandy Valley is located at latitude 35.8421 and longitude -115.6305 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Sandy Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The Sandy Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409272) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sandy Valley Census Designated Place is located within Clark Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sandy Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandy Valley: Sandy.

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Sandy Valley, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,183
Population in Households 2,183
Population in Familes 1,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 843
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 551
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 620 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $140,591
Average Home Value $210,121


Median Household Income $59,614
Average Household Income $76,294
Per Capita Income $27,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.78%
Households 0.68% 1.59%
Families 1.21% 1.55%
Median Household Income   4.94%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sandy Valley, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sandy Valley to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 45 66th
Population Density1 # 99 25th
Diversity Index2 # 43 68th
Median Household Income # 42 69th
Per Capita Income # 49 63rd

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