Sun, Louisiana Population 2021

485
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Sun is a city located in St. Tammany Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 485, it is the 228th largest city in Louisiana and the 13449th largest city in the United States . Sun is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually but its population has increased by 3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2010. Sun reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Sun has a population density of 114 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sun is $60,866 with a poverty rate of 15.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $87,900. The median age in Sun is 47.2 years, 41 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Sun Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sunwas:

  • White: 77.33%
  • Black or African American: 17.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sun, Louisiana is 485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 470.

Sun, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32477.33%
Black or African American7417.66%
Two or More Races163.82%
Asian51.19%
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Sun Population by Race

Sun Population Pyramid $2021

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Sun Median Age

47.2


Total

41


Male

52.1


Female

Sun Adults

There are 334 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Sun.

Sun Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun Sex Ratio

Female

215

51.31%

Male

204

48.69%

Sun Population by Age

Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female63.6%36.4%
All84.2%15.8%
Married88.1%11.9%
Non Family89.8%10.2%
Male100%0%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sun Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1582.6584.2
Married673.6788.1
Non Family491.1489.8
Female332.8263.6
Male92.67100

3.3

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Sun Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade175.45%
9th to 12th Grade6119.55%
High School Graduate11135.58%
Some College6320.19%
Associates Degree4614.74%
Bachelors Degree30.96%
Graduate Degree113.53%
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Sun Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24219012
Black62362
Asian55
Hispanic33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.96%.

Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$32,292$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,238$31,667$24,118
Some College$32,813$39,286$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,750

Average Earnings

$32,292

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Sun Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sun Language by Age

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Sun Language

89.50% of Sun residents speak only English, while 10.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.56% of the population.

Sun Language

Sun Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3215216.20%
Black741520.27%

15.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun is Black, with 20.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun is White, with 16.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.41%.

Sun Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.36%
High School11.71%
Some College6.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sun Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed4.60%
Male Employed2.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sun Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sun Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,833$60,866
Families$38,558$69,335
Married Families$53,125-
Non Families$26,875$40,882
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Income by Household Type

Sun Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sun Married by Age and Sex

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Sun Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sun Marital Status by Race

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Sun Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea2
Vietnam2
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Sun Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6410
75+3
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Sun Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1015.63%
White31.13%

Sun Veterans by Race

Sun Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sun Employment by Age

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Sun Employment by Race

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Sun Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.19%

Born in Sun

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Sun residents were born in the United States, with 80.19% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sun Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021485-2-0.41%
2020487-2-0.41%
2019489-2-0.41%
201849110.20%
201749040.82%
201648630.62%
201548330.63%
201448051.05%
201347540.85%
201247120.43%
201146940.86%
20104650.00%

Sun Population by Year