Sunset, Louisiana Population 2021

2,789
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Sunset is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,789, it is the 97th largest city in Louisiana and the 6472nd largest city in the United States. Sunset is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,897 in 2010. Sunset reached it's highest population of 2,945 in 2016. Spanning over 3 miles, Sunset has a population density of 897 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunset is $56,958 with a poverty rate of 31.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $163,100. The median age in Sunset is 32.6 years, 30.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

Sunset Demographics

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

  • White: 51.88%
  • Black or African American: 45.38%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sunset, Louisiana is 2,789, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,897.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,897.

Sunset, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,51551.88%
Black or African American1,32545.38%
Some Other Race441.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.86%
Asian110.38%
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Sunset Population by Race

Sunset Population Pyramid 2021

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Sunset Median Age

32.6


Total

30.7


Male

35.3


Female

Sunset Adults

There are 2,084 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in Sunset.

Sunset Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Sex Ratio

Female

1,563

53.53%

Male

1,357

46.47%

Sunset Population by Age

Sunset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunset Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male40%60%
Female19.7%80.3%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunset Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0632.7563.2
Married4923.2489.2
Female2793.4319.7
Non Family2671.0662.9
Male253.4440

3.28

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Sunset Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1387.92%
9th to 12th Grade20511.76%
High School Graduate72241.42%
Some College30617.56%
Associates Degree1005.74%
Bachelors Degree1498.55%
Graduate Degree1237.06%
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Sunset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunset Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,030890199
Black66948062
Hispanic3925
Other Race206
Asian111111
Native American88

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sunset Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,519$47,788$26,184
Less Than High School$17,230$38,864$15,242
High School Grad$25,846$$26,276
Some College$31,786$65,417$25,463
Bachelors Degree$39,444$$38,472
Graduate Degree$52,604$54,167$36,979

$29,519

Average Earnings

$47,788

Average Male

$26,184

Average Female

Sunset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunset Language by Age

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Sunset Language

93.71% of Sunset residents speak only English, while 6.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Sunset Language

Sunset Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,32564448.60%
White1,51025116.62%
Native251768.00%

31.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.90%

Male Poverty Rate

41.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset is Native, with 68.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunset is White, with 16.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.02%.

Sunset Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.90%
High School17.45%
Some College13.55%
Bachelors or Greater9.19%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed19.01%
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunset Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,297$56,958
Families$52,391$68,501
Married Families$84,412-
Non Families$16,563$20,249
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Income by Household Type

Sunset Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunset Married by Age and Sex

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Sunset Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sunset Marital Status by Race

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Sunset Marital Status

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129

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam80
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War16
Korea6
World War II

Sunset Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7466
18 to 3422
55 to 6420
35 to 5411
75+10

Sunset Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1139.68%
Black161.84%
Hispanic1224.49%

Sunset Veterans by Race

Sunset Veterans by Education

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5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sunset Employment by Age

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Sunset Employment by Race

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Sunset 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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89.93%

Born in Louisiana

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Sunset residents were born in the United States, with 89.93% having been born in Louisiana. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sunset Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,789-36-1.27%
20202,825-36-1.26%
20192,861-36-1.24%
20182,897-40-1.36%
20172,937-8-0.27%
20162,94590.31%
20152,936291.00%
20142,907110.38%
20132,89630.10%
20122,893-1-0.03%
20112,894-1-0.03%
20102,8950.00%

Sunset Population by Year