Sunset, Louisiana Population 2022

2,911
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Sunset is a city located in St. Landry Parish Louisiana. Sunset has a 2020 population of 2,911. Sunset is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,909 in 2010.

The average household income in Sunset is $56,958 with a poverty rate of 37.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $171,300. The median age in Sunset is 32.6 years, 30.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Sunset Demographics

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

  • White: 48.96%
  • Black or African American: 47.90%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sunset, Louisiana is 2,911 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,909.

Sunset, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,43148.96%
Black or African American1,40047.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native391.33%
Asian90.31%
Some Other Race441.51%
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Sunset Population by Race

Sunset Population Pyramid 2022

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Sunset Median Age

33.7


Total

32.3


Male

37.4


Female

Sunset Adults

There are 2,020 adults, (417 of whom are seniors) in Sunset.

Sunset Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Sex Ratio

Female

1,631

55.80%

Male

1,292

44.20%

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%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
All66.1%33.9%
Male31.6%68.4%
Female22.4%77.6%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunset Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0682.7466.1
Married4813.0589.2
Male194.8931.6
Female2723.8622.4
Non Family2961.0670.9

3.34

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Sunset Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1709.57%
9th to 12th Grade20611.59%
High School Graduate72340.69%
Some College28716.15%
Associates Degree764.28%
Bachelors Degree1649.23%
Graduate Degree1518.50%
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Sunset Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunset Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian999
White1,049911230
Black68446276
Native American1212
Hispanic3216
Other Race215

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$34,432$48,542$27,005
Less Than 9th Grade$17,647$$
High School Graduate$33,523$38,672$26,076
Some College$31,422$53,594$25,368
Bachelors Degree$44,286$$39,306
Graduate Degree$38,947$62,750$37,697

$34,432

Average Earnings

$48,542

Average Male

$27,005

Average Female

Sunset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunset Language by Age

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Sunset Language

94.07% of Sunset residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Sunset Language

Sunset Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native392769.23%
Black1,40085260.86%
White1,42922215.54%
OtherNaN%

37.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.85%

Male Poverty Rate

47.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset is Native, with 69.23% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.72%.

Sunset Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.50%
High School19.92%
Some College12.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed19.47%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunset Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,398$58,675
Families$50,739$70,849
Married Families$85,677-
Non Families$19,706$24,231
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Income by Household Type

Sunset Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

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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105

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War12
Vietnam71
Korea8
World War II

Sunset Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 548
55 to 6413
65 to 7460
75+12

Sunset Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White978.67%
Black80.94%
Hispanic614.29%

Sunset Veterans by Race

Sunset Veterans by Education

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8.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

2%

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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92.20%

Born in Sunset

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Sunset residents were born in the United States, with 92.20% having been born in Louisiana. 1.06% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,8970.00%
20112,89810.03%
20122,89910.03%
20132,90010.03%
20142,90110.03%
20152,90210.03%
20162,90310.03%
20172,90410.03%
20182,90510.03%
20192,90610.03%
20202,90930.10%
20212,91010.03%
20222,91110.03%

Sunset Population by Year