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Sun Valley is a city in Blaine County.

The latitude of Sun Valley is 43.697N. The longitude is -114.35W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,945 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,446.


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Median household income
Local
$71,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sun Valley demographic reports
Sun Valley is between the Pioneer Mountains and the Sawtooth Range.
W. Averell Harriman founded the resort as a way to spur winter business for his company, Union Pacific Railway.
Ernest Hemingway finished writing ''For Whom the Bell Tolls'' while staying at the Sun Valley Lodge in 1939.
Local festivals include:
  • Ernest Hemingway Festival - Sept. 20-23, 2007
  • Jazz Jamboree - Oct. 17-21, 2007
  • Ketchum Wagon Days - Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2007
  • Mountain Wellness Festival - May 25-28, 2007
  • Trailing of the Sheep Festival - Oct. 12-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sun Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Sun Valley Summer Symphony

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sun Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blaine County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83354 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Sun Valley residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sun Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sun Valley was $50,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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60% of Sun Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Sun Valley include Sun Valley Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sun Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $897.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,750.


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TV stations in Sun Valley include KIDA.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KWRV.

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Blaine County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sun Valley political report.

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The average commute time for Sun Valley workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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