Sunset, Louisiana

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Population in 2012: 2,918 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.1%
Males: 1,272  (43.6%)
Females: 1,646  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70584.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,597 (it was $22,384 in 2000)
Sunset:

$37,597
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,633 (it was $12,642 in 2000)

Sunset town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,118 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Sunset:

$144,118
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $143,972; Detached houses: $158,074; Mobile homes: $16,868

Median gross rent in 2012: $495.

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  • Black alone - 1,417 (48.9%)
  • White alone - 1,357 (46.8%)
  • Hispanic - 78 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.07%)

Races in Sunset detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunset: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (14.1%), French Canadian (9.5%), United States (6.1%), Irish (4.3%), English (4.1%), German (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 48 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 938 people per square mile   (low).

Sunset,LA real estate house value index trend

Sunset, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Sunset:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunset town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

51 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Sunset, Louisiana as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunset to the number of sex offenders is 224 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $733 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Sunset satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (13.6 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (55.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (203.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Grand Coteau, LA (1.1 miles ), Cankton, LA (2.2 miles ), Leonville, LA (2.6 miles ), Carencro, LA (2.6 miles ), Arnaudville, LA (2.8 miles ), Opelousas, LA (2.9 miles ), Church Point, LA (3.0 miles ), Ossun, LA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 92.07 W

Area code: 337

Sunset household income distribution Sunset home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Louisiana average:

3.89
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +149 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Sunset: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sunset, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sunset, Louisiana average temperatures Sunset, Louisiana average precipitation Sunset, Louisiana humidity Sunset, Louisiana wind speed Sunset, Louisiana snowfall Sunset, Louisiana sunshine Sunset, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sunset-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Sunset town center killed 4 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/15/1957, a category F3 tornado 4.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunset-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 438.4 miles away from Sunset center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from Sunset center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 329.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Sunset topographic map

Birthplace of: Gib Guilbeau - Musician and songwriter, Ray Sibille - Jockey.

Hospitals and medical centers in Sunset:

  • FMCNA - SUNSET (115 ACORN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sunset:

  • SENIOR VILLAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • OPELOUSAS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • SENIOR VILLAGE NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • LOUISIANA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • SIS LANE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CARENCRO, LA)
  • EVANGELINE OAKS GUEST HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CARENCRO, LA)
  • TISON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CARENCRO, LA)

Airports located in Sunset:

Amtrak station near Sunset:

  • 13 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunset:

  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 14 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 14 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 14 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 56 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 67 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public elementary/middle school in Sunset:

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Notable locations in Sunset: Sunset Police Department (A), South Saint Landry Community Library (B), Sunset Volunteer Fire Department (C), Sunset Town Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sunset include: First Baptist Church (A), Bethlehem Baptist Church (B), Zion Travelers Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Stories in Stone Museum Antiquity (354 Coulee Crouche Road).

Hotel: Sunset Motor Inn (2153 I 49 Service Road South).

St. Landry Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sunset and their reported violations in the past:

GREENBRIAR PRAIRIE BASSE WATER SYSTEM (Address: P.O. DRAWER 90 , Population served: 1,338, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Sunset, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Sunset compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Sunset (2011 data):

  • Bank of Sunset and Trust Company: Bank Of Sunset And Trust Company at 863 Napoleon Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.0 mil, Deposits: $96.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Sunset Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sunset Branch at 987 Napoleon Avenue, branch established on 1977/04/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Sunset travel time to work - commute Sunset mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sunset town (based on St. Landry Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.39%
Here: 77.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents86.5%9.4%2.4%0.2%0.2%
Congregations45.5%24.7%11.7%3.9%1.3%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaNorth American Baptist ConferenceEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.5%
Congregations2.6%1.3%2.6%1.3%5.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
St. Landry Parish:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
St. Landry Parish:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
St. Landry Parish:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Landry Parish:

30.1%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$10,295$20,5900$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,924$57,4180$0
Firefighters 1$4,370$52,4400$0
Streets and Highways 6$13,319$26,6380$0
Water Supply 2$3,120$18,7200$0
Gas Supply 0$0 2$1,559
Totals for Government 20$55,028$33,0172$1,559

6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
St. Landry Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.49% ($36,342 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.87% ($23,739)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.46% ($27,379)


5.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.51% ($28,671 average AGI)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($21,558)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.36% ($27,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunset:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: KSLO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunset:

  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNEK-FM (104.7 FM; WASHINGTON, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KJJB (105.5 FM; EUNICE, LA; Owner: TRI-PARISH BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KBEB-FM (106.7 FM; RAYNE, LA; Owner: BROADCAST PARTNERS, INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Sunset:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KAGN-LP (Channel 65; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sunset, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 176
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 129
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 309
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21
See more detailed statistics of Sunset fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,800
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 17,940

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sunset)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 167 1.5 Mi E (Lat: 30.402972 Lon: -92.043722), Call Sign: KKC669, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2006
    Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Room 1619 Fannin Building, Houston, TX 77210-4276, Phone: (713) 656-1827, Fax: (713) 656-1513, Email:
  • Int Of Hwys 49 & 93 W Service Rd (Lat: 30.414639 Lon: -92.055111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 111 m, Call Sign: WNXR862
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.837 MHz, 855.037 MHz, 855.062 MHz, 855.087 MHz, 855.262 MHz, 855.287 MHz, 855.312 MHz, 855.337 MHz, 855.537 MHz, 855.562 MHz... (+28 more)
    Grant Date: 07/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Certifier: James W Palmer
    Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • W Service Rd 1 Km From I 49 And La 93 (Lat: 30.414639 Lon: -92.055111), Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WPJE910
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/1996, Expiration Date: 05/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/30/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (504) 935-0295
  • SUNSET, 152 Meters Sw Int Us 49 & La 93 (Lat: 30.414722 Lon: -92.055000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.3 m, Call Sign: WQCL960
    Assigned Frequencies: 6525.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 04/05/2015, Certifier: John B Webb
    Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • SUNSET, 170 Woody Lane (Lat: 30.417583 Lon: -92.056917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 88.1 m, Call Sign: WQIW452
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunset)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sunset)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,8206$92,62713$89,8474$12,7882$26,855
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$110,2100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$39,9107$80,4331$38,0901$23,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$41,0903$96,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$58,8500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9619.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$124,1201$84,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9619.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sunset, LA

Businesses in Sunset, LA

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1
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  • Grover Bass (2)
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  • Harold Robinson (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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