Demographics

People

Total Population2,926
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+1,175
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$27,489
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,423

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,500
% Above Poverty Level70.5%
% Below Poverty Level29.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.5%
Median Gross Rent$603
Median House Value$147,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.2%
Canadian18.1%
Italian5.5%
French Except Basque5.2%
English3.9%
German1.5%
Irish1.4%
Polish0.4%
African0.3%
Swedish0.2%
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
Arnaudville1,330$37,250
Cankton741$45,536
Carencro8,775$45,106
Grand Coteau808$31,111
Leonville990$41,424
Opelousas16,399$30,220

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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