Sunset, Utah Population 2021

5,426
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Sunset is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 5,426, it is the 91st largest city in Utah and the 4548th largest city in the United States . Sunset is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,122 in 2010. Sunset reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Sunset has a population density of 3,713 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunset is $69,235 with a poverty rate of 11.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $166,700. The median age in Sunset is 32.5 years, 32.1 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Sunset Demographics

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

  • White: 84.44%
  • Other race: 7.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.18%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Sunset, Utah is 5,426 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,122.

Sunset, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,45784.44%
Some Other Race3767.12%
Two or More Races1512.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1152.18%
Asian1021.93%
Black or African American621.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.28%
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Sunset Population by Race

Sunset Population Pyramid $2021

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Sunset Median Age

32.5


Total

32.1


Male

32.8


Female

Sunset Adults

There are 3,722 adults, (586 of whom are seniors) in Sunset.

Sunset Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunset Sex Ratio

Female

2,768

52.44%

Male

2,510

47.56%

Sunset Population by Age

Sunset Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunset Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.7%64.3%
Female62%38%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
All75.1%24.9%
Married87.9%12.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunset Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6783.1575.1
Married8154.0987.9
Non Family5311.5466.7
Female2763.5162
Male562.7935.7

3.74

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

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Sunset Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1514.60%
9th to 12th Grade1675.09%
High School Graduate1,28439.13%
Some College82925.27%
Associates Degree2798.50%
Bachelors Degree43613.29%
Graduate Degree1354.11%
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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
White2,4842,361487
Hispanic62143516
Other Race215120
Asian696013
Black626227
Islander454528
2+ Races1910
Native American6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 62.22%.

Sunset Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,071$45,020$27,643
Less Than 9th Grade$27,531$29,000$26,518
High School Graduate$31,705$42,625$22,083
Some College$39,357$45,245$33,646
Bachelors Degree$36,023$60,625$21,685
Graduate Degree$55,391$$40,938

$33,071

Average Earnings

$45,020

Average Male

$27,643

Average Female

Sunset Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunset Language by Age

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Sunset Language

79.99% of Sunset residents speak only English, while 20.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.35% of the population.

Sunset Language

Sunset Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,90353313.66%
Hispanic1,012939.19%
Multiple1513422.52%
Other376328.51%
Native15640.00%

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.64%

Male Poverty Rate

14.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunset

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunset is Native, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunset is Other, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Sunset Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College16.16%
Less Than 9th Grade12.26%
High School8.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.89%
Male Employed8.29%
Female Employed4.44%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sunset Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunset Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,281$69,235
Families$67,854$75,196
Married Families$75,174-
Non Families$41,169$51,682
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Income by Household Type

Sunset Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Sunset Marital Status by Race

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Sunset Marital Status

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422

Number of Veterans

386

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
Second Gulf War125
First Gulf War96
Korea29
World War II9

Sunset Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54139
65 to 74111
55 to 6466
18 to 3460
75+46

Sunset Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33610.64%
Black62100.00%
Asian1620.00%
Hispanic81.11%
Other Race82.86%

Sunset Veterans by Race

Sunset Veterans by Education

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12.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunset Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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59.81%

Born in Sunset

92.14%

Native Born

7.86%

Foreign Born

4.70%

Non Citizen

3.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.14% of Sunset residents were born in the United States, with 59.81% having been born in Utah. 4.70% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,426310.57%
20205,395310.58%
20195,364310.58%
20185,333631.20%
20175,270531.02%
20165,217370.71%
20155,180140.27%
20145,166130.25%
20135,153-12-0.23%
20125,165-7-0.14%
20115,172130.25%
20105,159-45-0.09%
20005,204760.15%
19905,128-605-1.11%
19805,733-535-0.89%
19706,2682,0334.00%
19604,2350.00%

Sunset Population by Year