Sunset, Louisiana Population 2020

2,910

Sunset is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,910, it is the 96th largest city in Louisiana and the 6329th largest city in the United States. Sunset is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,897 in 2010. Sunset reached it's highest population of 2,961 in 2016. Spanning over 3 miles, Sunset has a population density of 936 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunset is $54,135 with a poverty rate of 29.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $147,200. The median age in Sunset is 33.3 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Sunset Demographics

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

  • White: 52.43%
  • Black or African American: 44.87%
  • Other race: 2.43%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sunset, Louisiana is 2,910, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,920.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,897.

Sunset, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,53452.43%
Black or African American1,31344.87%
Some Other Race712.43%
Asian80.27%

Sunset Population Pyramid 2020

Sunset Median Age

33.3


Total

32.2


Male

35.1


Female

Sunset Adults

There are 2,150 adults, (404 of whom are seniors) in Sunset.

Sunset Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Sex Ratio

Female

1,552

53.04%

Male

1,374

46.96%

Sunset Households and Families

Sunset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sunset Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All62.9%37.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Male22.2%77.8%
Female17.3%82.7%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1012.6662.9
Married4953.291.5
Non Family3171.0659.6
Female2713.4617.3
Male183.7222.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sunset Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade995.63%
9th to 12th Grade18610.58%
High School Graduate71440.61%
Some College32318.37%
Associates Degree1237.00%
Bachelors Degree20711.77%
Graduate Degree1066.03%

Sunset Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,057949190
Black651493115
Hispanic6041
Other Race3415
Asian888

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,489$47,250$25,696
Less Than High School$16,518$50,221$13,884
High School Grad$25,423$$25,678
Some College$32,500$62,857$25,603
Bachelors Degree$38,750$82,250$36,375
Graduate Degree$52,188$50,625$

$27,489

Average Earnings

$47,250

Average Male

$25,696

Average Female

Sunset Language

Sunset Language by Age

Sunset Language

93.00% of Sunset residents speak only English, while 7.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Sunset Poverty

Sunset Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,31362947.91%
White1,52623515.40%

29.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.29%

Male Poverty Rate

38.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset is Black, with 47.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunset is White, with 15.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.21%
High School17.09%
Some College13.90%
Bachelors or Greater8.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed21.33%
Male Employed4.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sunset Income

Sunset Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,716$54,135
Families$50,500$67,236
Married Families$83,220-
Non Families$12,277$19,822

Sunset Marital Status

Sunset Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunset Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Sunset Marital Status by Race

Sunset Veterans

153

Number of Veterans

146

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War14
Korea8
World War II

$Sunset Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sunset 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

88.65%

Born in Louisiana

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.20% of Sunset residents were born in the United States, with 88.65% having been born in Louisiana. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,910-5-0.17%
20192,915-5-0.17%
20182,920-36-1.22%
20172,956-5-0.17%
20162,961100.34%
20152,951331.13%
20142,918120.41%
20132,90650.17%
20122,90150.17%
20112,89610.03%
20102,8950.00%