Sun, Louisiana

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles N of Metairie, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Tammany
Metro Area New Orleans
P.O. Box Zip Codes 70463
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.648
Longitude -89.892

Sun Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.4 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
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Sun Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 471 100%
Male 234 49.7%
Female 237 50.3%
Under 18 106 22.5%
18+ 365 77.5%
65+ 64 13.6%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.82
White 405 86%
African-American 54 11.5%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Sun Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 475
Growth 4
Growth % 0.8%

Sun Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.7%
French (except Basque) 15.6%
English 13.5%
Irish 12.8%
US/American 8.9%
Italian 6.7%
Scotch-Irish 5%
German 3.5%
Scottish 1.8%
Swedish 1.4%
Dutch 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Yugoslavian 0.7%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sun 471 $29,750
Abita Springs 1,957 $45,208
Angie 240 $33,000
Bogalusa 13,365 $24,947
Covington 8,483 $50,332
Folsom 525 $42,500
Varnado 342 $30,909
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