Sunset Hills, Missouri Population 2020

8,441
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Sunset Hills is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,441, it is the 94th largest city in Missouri and the 3468th largest city in the United States. Sunset Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,496 in 2010. Sunset Hills reached it's highest population of 8,496 in 2015. Spanning over 9 miles, Sunset Hills has a population density of 939 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunset Hills is $150,518 with a poverty rate of 3.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,833 per month, and the median house value is $392,200. The median age in Sunset Hills is 50.5 years, 49.1 years for males, and 51.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Sunset Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 95.69%
  • Asian: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sunset Hills, Missouri is 8,441, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,453.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,496.

Sunset Hills, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,10795.69%
Asian1882.22%
Black or African American820.97%
Two or More Races500.59%
Some Other Race450.53%
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Sunset Hills Population by Race

Sunset Hills Population Pyramid 2020

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Sunset Hills Median Age

50.5


Total

49.1


Male

51.7


Female

Sunset Hills Adults

There are 6,746 adults, (2,477 of whom are seniors) in Sunset Hills.

Sunset Hills Age Dependency

98.5

Age Dependency Ratio

58

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Hills Sex Ratio

Female

4,321

51.00%

Male

4,151

49.00%

Sunset Hills Population by Age

Sunset Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunset Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88%12%
All79.7%20.3%
Female74.9%25.1%
Non Family61.6%38.4%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunset Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4562.3879.7
Married2,1642.9788
Non Family1,0381.0761.6
Female1672.7374.9
Male872.66100

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Sunset Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade530.84%
9th to 12th Grade1652.61%
High School Graduate1,44122.76%
Some College1,07016.90%
Associates Degree4056.40%
Bachelors Degree1,66426.29%
Graduate Degree1,53224.20%
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Sunset Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunset Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0465,8673,077
Asian11011081
Hispanic846528
Black82622
Other Race1717
Multiple Races888

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sunset Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,247$85,741$44,704
Less Than High School$22,019$22,404$
High School Grad$37,125$51,034$26,429
Some College$44,750$53,587$41,581
Bachelors Degree$66,667$96,488$47,171
Graduate Degree$105,081$158,864$65,735

$62,247

Average Earnings

$85,741

Average Male

$44,704

Average Female

Sunset Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunset Hills Language by Age

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Sunset Hills Language

96.25% of Sunset Hills residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Sunset Hills Language

Sunset Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,7361752.26%
Hispanic1829451.65%
Black771114.29%

3.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.85%

Male Poverty Rate

2.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset Hills is Hispanic, with 51.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunset Hills is White, with 2.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.28%.

Sunset Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.30%
High School3.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%
Some College2.01%

Sunset Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.92%
Male Employed1.82%
Female Employed0.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sunset Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunset Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,094$150,518
Families$133,438$178,668
Married Families$145,929-
Non Families$53,786$83,220
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Income by Household Type

Sunset Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunset Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Sunset Hills 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.

Sunset Hills Marital Status by Race

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Sunset Hills Marital Status

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492

Number of Veterans

474

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam180
Korea90
World War II72
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War8

Sunset Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+268
65 to 74140
55 to 6464
35 to 5420
18 to 34

Sunset Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4857.47%
Black78.54%

Sunset Hills Veterans by Race

Sunset Hills Veterans by Education

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2.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Hills Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sunset Hills Employment by Age

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Sunset Hills Employment by Race

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Sunset Hills 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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76.18%

Born in Missouri

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.37% of Sunset Hills residents were born in the United States, with 76.18% having been born in Missouri. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sunset Hills Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,441-6-0.07%
20198,447-6-0.07%
20188,453-3-0.04%
20178,456-11-0.13%
20168,467-29-0.34%
20158,49660.07%
20148,49050.06%
20138,485-1-0.01%
20128,486100.12%
20118,476150.18%
20108,4611940.23%
20008,2673,3525.34%
19904,9155521.20%
19804,3636351.59%
19703,7282030.56%
19603,5250.00%

Sunset Hills Population by Year