Sunset Hills, Missouri Population 2020

8,456

Sunset Hills is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,456, it is the 92nd largest city in Missouri and the 3468th largest city in the United States. Sunset Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,496 in 2010. Sunset Hills reached it's highest population of 8,512 in 2015. Spanning over 9 miles, Sunset Hills has a population density of 940 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunset Hills is $141,129 with a poverty rate of 3.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,655 per month, and the median house value is $375,800. The median age in Sunset Hills is 50.1 years, 47.7 years for males, and 51.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Sunset Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 94.56%
  • Asian: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sunset Hills, Missouri is 8,456, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,480.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,496.

Sunset Hills, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,02694.56%
Asian2102.47%
Black or African American1001.18%
Some Other Race700.82%
Two or More Races580.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.28%

Sunset Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Sunset Hills Median Age

50.1


Total

47.7


Male

51.9


Female

Sunset Hills Adults

There are 6,799 adults, (2,401 of whom are seniors) in Sunset Hills.

Sunset Hills Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Hills Sex Ratio

Female

4,287

50.51%

Male

4,201

49.49%

Sunset Hills Households and Families

Sunset Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sunset Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female92.1%7.9%
Married87.8%12.2%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family62.1%37.9%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4022.4181.1
Married2,1442.9587.8
Non Family9591.0762.1
Female2292.8892.1
Male702.91100

2.91

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sunset Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade470.75%
9th to 12th Grade1312.09%
High School Graduate1,61025.67%
Some College1,09317.42%
Associates Degree3675.85%
Bachelors Degree1,61025.67%
Graduate Degree1,41522.56%

Sunset Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9405,8052,890
Asian129129104
Black100802
Hispanic987523
Other Race2424
Multiple Races666

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,595$84,142$42,205
Less Than High School$27,772$27,826$
High School Grad$29,493$33,750$20,464
Some College$42,315$55,000$40,509
Bachelors Degree$63,107$83,438$43,929
Graduate Degree$106,125$134,167$62,059

$61,595

Average Earnings

$84,142

Average Male

$42,205

Average Female

Sunset Hills Language

Sunset Hills Language by Age

Sunset Hills Language

95.59% of Sunset Hills residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Sunset Hills Poverty

Sunset Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6491481.93%
Hispanic22612053.10%
Black781114.10%

3.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.97%

Male Poverty Rate

2.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset Hills is Hispanic, with 53.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunset Hills is White, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.42%
High School3.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%
Some College1.96%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.05%
Male Employed1.78%
Female Employed0.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sunset Hills Income

Sunset Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$98,450$141,129
Families$123,614$166,840
Married Families$131,912-
Non Families$37,404$72,629

Sunset Hills Marital Status

Sunset Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunset Hills Married by Age and Sex

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

Sunset Hills Veterans

535

Number of Veterans

511

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
World War II105
Korea99
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War10

$Sunset Hills Veterans by Education

2.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Hills Employment Status

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sunset Hills 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

78.24%

Born in Missouri

97.34%

Native Born

2.66%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.34% of Sunset Hills residents were born in the United States, with 78.24% having been born in Missouri. 0.75% 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
20208,456-12-0.14%
20198,468-12-0.14%
20188,48080.09%
20178,472-12-0.14%
20168,484-28-0.33%
20158,51270.08%
20148,50530.04%
20138,502-1-0.01%
20128,503130.15%
20118,490120.14%
20108,4782110.25%
20008,2673,3525.34%
19904,9155521.20%
19804,3636351.59%
19703,7282030.56%
19603,5250.00%