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People

Total Population 2,919
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,166
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,786
% Above Poverty Level 75.4%
% Below Poverty Level 24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $419
Median House Value $125,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.9%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 2.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sunset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Landry
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70584
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.411
Longitude -92.068

Sunset Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAND COTEAU
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 63.2 inches
Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Station NEW IBERIA
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arnaudville 1,267 $41,111
Cankton 641 $51,875
Carencro 8,269 $53,789
Grand Coteau 889 $33,875
Leonville 845 $37,935
Opelousas 16,638 $29,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sunset Public Libraries

Library
South St.landry Community Library
235 MARIE STREET
Sunset, Louisiana
(337) 662-3442
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