Sky Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sky Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Sky Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 2,521 as of July 1, 2015. Sky Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sky Valley is located at latitude 33.8912 and longitude -116.355 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Sky Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The Sky Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583145) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sky Valley Census Designated Place is located within Desert Hot Springs CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sky Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Sky Valley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,521
Population in Households 2,510
Population in Familes 1,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 1,101
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 668
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 858 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 735 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $117,630
Average Home Value $158,829


Median Household Income $34,743
Average Household Income $47,548
Per Capita Income $20,585
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.17%
Households 0.65% 1.0%
Families 1.06% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Sky Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sky Valley to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 833 45th
Population Density1 # 1274 16th
Diversity Index2 # 690 55th
Median Household Income # 1336 12th
Per Capita Income # 1031 32nd

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