Sunset Valley, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sunset Valley, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sunset Valley had a population of 771 as of July 1, 2016. Sunset Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunset Valley is located at latitude 30.226 and longitude -97.8158 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunset Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 666 feet.

The City of Sunset Valley (GNIS ID: 2412014) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sunset Valley is located within Austin Division of Travis County.

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

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Sunset Valley, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 771
Population in Households 769
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 554
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (20.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (73.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $459,524
Average Home Value $476,493


Median Household Income $59,485
Average Household Income $78,389
Per Capita Income $34,516
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 1.04%
Households 0.42% 1.13%
Families -4.6% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Sunset Valley, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunset Valley to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 1096 37th
Population Density1 # 1124 36th
Diversity Index2 # 198 89th
Median Household Income # 369 79th
Per Capita Income # 200 89th

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