Sun, Louisiana Population 2020

513

Sun is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 513, it is the 225th largest city in Louisiana and the 13196th largest city in the United States. Sun is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 9.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Sun has a population density of 121 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sun is $66,632 with a poverty rate of 22.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Sun is 45.4 years, 47.3 years for males, and 45.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.8 males.

Sun Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sun was:

  • White: 80.30%
  • Black or African American: 13.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sun, Louisiana is 513, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 497.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 470.

Sun, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26980.30%
Black or African American4613.73%
Two or More Races144.18%
Asian41.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.60%

Sun Population Pyramid 2020

Sun Median Age

45.4


Total

47.3


Male

45.3


Female

Sun Adults

There are 265 adults, (42 of whom are seniors) in Sun.

Sun Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sun Sex Ratio

Female

162

48.36%

Male

173

51.64%

Sun Households and Families

Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family88.9%11.1%
Married85.7%14.3%
All84.8%15.2%
Female72.7%27.3%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1322.5484.8
Married703.1485.7
Non Family361.1788.9
Female222.6872.7
Male43.5100

3.05

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sun Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade135.24%
9th to 12th Grade5622.58%
High School Graduate10140.73%
Some College3413.71%
Associates Degree4016.13%
Bachelors Degree41.61%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Sun Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1951492
Black44212
Asian44
Hispanic33
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 4.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$36,875$28,594
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,625$$24,044
Some College$37,292$36,875$52,778
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$36,875

Average Male

$28,594

Average Female

Sun Language

Sun Language by Age

Sun Language

95.79% of Sun residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Sun Poverty

Sun Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2666022.56%
Black461736.96%

22.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.65%

Male Poverty Rate

26.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sun is Black, with 36.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sun is White, with 22.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.68%
Some College13.51%
High School12.87%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Employed12.70%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sun Income

Sun Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,000$66,632
Families$37,083$76,509
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$18,750$40,292

Sun Marital Status

Sun Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sun Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Sun Marital Status by Race

Sun Veterans

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Korea2
First Gulf War2
World War II
Second Gulf War

$Sun Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sun Employment Status

47.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sun Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.81%

Born in Louisiana

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.81% of Sun residents were born in the United States, with 78.81% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202051381.58%
201950581.61%
201849710.20%
201749681.64%
201648820.41%
201548651.04%
201448130.63%
201347851.06%
201247351.07%
201146810.21%
20104670.00%