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Demographics

People

Total Population2,931
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+1,156
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,475
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,464

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,150
% Above Poverty Level71%
% Below Poverty Level29%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$147,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.1%
Canadian20.4%
French Except Basque5.4%
Italian4.4%
English2.5%
Irish2.1%
German1%
African0.4%
Swedish0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Russian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Sunset Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Landry Parish
Standard Zip Codes70584
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.4
Approximate Longitude-92.06

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)

StationGRAND COTEAU
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip63.2 inches
StationLAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp42 to 62 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip62.1 inches
StationNEW IBERIA
Distance34.1 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp59 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arnaudville1,337$48,750
Cankton778$55,789
Carencro8,420$49,282
Grand Coteau1,002$33,977
Leonville880$30,833
Opelousas16,605$25,894

Sunset Public Libraries

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

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Sunset Public Schools

Sunset Elementary School
236 Church Hill St.
ZIP: 70584
(337) 662-3194
Middle
Total Enrollment 345
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