Sunset, Texas

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles NW of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Montague
Standard Zip Codes 76270
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.451
Longitude -97.766

Sunset Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOWIE
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 37.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Sunset Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 339 100%
Male 173 51%
Female 166 49%
Under 18 97 28.6%
18+ 242 71.4%
65+ 43 12.7%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.15
White 323 95.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 1.5%
Mixed Race 7 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 3.2%

Estimated Sunset Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 365
Growth 26
Growth % 7.7%

Sunset 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
US/American 44.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20%
Irish 12.2%
German 10.9%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Dutch 1.7%
Austrian 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
European 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sunset 339 $29,643
Alvord 1,007 $42,434
Bowie 5,219 $37,116
Bridgeport 4,309 $36,742
Chico 947 $38,056
Decatur 5,201 $40,580
Lake Bridgeport 372 $39,167
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