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Sandy Valley, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Sandy Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clark County at latitude 35.8421 and longitude -115.6305. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The formal official name is the Sandy Valley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sandy Valley, Nevada.

The U5 Census Class Code for Sandy Valley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sandy Valley: Sandy.

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Sandy Valley, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,705
Population in Households 2,705
Population in Familes 2,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 711
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 798 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $202,622
Average Home Value $224,435


Median Household Income $75,141
Average Household Income $95,910
Per Capita Income $34,607
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 6.73% 2.32%
Households 6.81% 2.29%
Families 8.08% 2.28%
Median Household Income   4.5%
Per Capita Income   3.31%
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 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 43 67th
Population Density1 # 96 26th
Diversity Index2 # 33 75th
Median Household Income # 13 91st
Per Capita Income # 24 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.