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Sky Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Sky Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.8912 and longitude -116.355. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Sky 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 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.

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Sky Valley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,463
Population in Households 2,451
Population in Familes 1,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 1,073
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 838 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 740 (40.8%)
Median Home Value $91,703
Average Home Value $132,130


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $44,079
Per Capita Income $18,993
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.85%
Households 0.2% 0.68%
Families 0.7% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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, 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 # 838 45th
Population Density1 # 1274 16th
Diversity Index2 # 688 55th
Median Household Income # 1309 14th
Per Capita Income # 1100 28th

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