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Sunset, LA (Louisiana) Houses and Residents

Sunset,LA index of house prices

Total population: 2,928 (Urban population: 1,884 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 482 (3 farm, 479 nonfarm))

Houses: 1,212 (1,040 occupied: 602 owner occupied, 446 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

36%

Housing density: 390 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $127,221.

Median contract rent in 2016: $394 (lower quartile is $111, upper quartile is $582)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $125


Median gross rent in Sunset, LA in 2016: $296

Housing units in Sunset with a mortgage: 306 (7 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 301

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,495

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,807

Median monthly housing costs: $578


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Sunset, Louisiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $167,765 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Sunset:

$167,765
Louisiana:

$158,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,895 - $228,462

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $182,900
Here:

$182,900
State:

$210,583

Mobile homes: $70,420
Here:

$70,420
State:

$73,199
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,937
  • In family households: 2,651 (269 male householders, 516 female householders)
    543 spouses, 1,121 children (1,035 natural, 0 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 109 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 30 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 288 (100 male householders (93 living alone)), 164 female householders (162 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 351 2-persons, 191 3-persons, 161 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 255 1-person, 9 2-persons.

452 married couples with children.
322 single-parent households (16 men, 306 women).

93.5% of residents of Sunset speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (19% speak English very well, 51% speak English not well, 30% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (32% speak English very well, 61% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 21 (0.7%)
(38.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sunset, Louisiana:

  • 4no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 792 bedrooms
  • 4103 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunset, Louisiana:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1682 bedrooms
  • 1423 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunset in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 23no vehicle
  • 1501 vehicle
  • 2822 vehicles
  • 1353 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunset in renter-occupied apartments

  • 138no vehicle
  • 1701 vehicle
  • 1072 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunset, Louisiana:

  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 324 rooms
  • 2195 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 547 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunset, Louisiana:

  • 111 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 1434 rooms
  • 1495 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sunset, LA household income distribution

  • Sunset, LA household income distribution
  • 258Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $14,999
  • 107$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $44,999
  • 34$45,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 45$60,000 to $74,999
  • 127$75,000 to $99,999
  • 110$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30$150,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunset, LA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunset, LA
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 45$80,000 to $89,999
  • 14$90,000 to $99,999
  • 74$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 126$150,000 to $174,999
  • 20$175,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 to $249,999
  • 74$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunset, LA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunset, LA
  • 58Less than $100
  • 50$100 to $149
  • 31$150 to $199
  • 21$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 20$400 to $449
  • 16$450 to $499
  • 40$500 to $549
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 24$800 to $899
  • 30No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 652010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sunset population
Sunset commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 15
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 88
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 116
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 164
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 452
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 59
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 192
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 13
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 42
  • 90 or more minutes: 5
Sunset, LA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 27.9%
Number of people working at home: 5 (0.4% of all workers)

Sunset mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 692 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 114 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 34 (4%)
  • Other means: 17 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 French Canadian: 539
 French (except Basque): 82
 Italian: 78
 American: 49
 English: 48
 Cajun: 39
 German: 14
 African: 12
 Irish: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 10
 Serbian: 9
 Russian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 77%Mexico
  • 7%Germany
  • 5%France
  • 5%Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,644
  • Other state: 232
  • Northeast: 23
  • Midwest: 81
  • South: 128
  • West: 4

88% of Sunset residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Louisiana.

Sunset:

87.7%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 19
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 321
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 75
  • Associate degree: 44
  • Bachelor's degree: 73
  • Master's degree: 53
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 332
  • Less than 1 year of college: 33
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 90
  • Associate degree: 83
  • Bachelor's degree: 161
  • Master's degree: 25
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 7.1%Females
Sunset marital status for males
Sunset marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 886
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 29
  • Mobile homes: 134

Median worth of mobile homes: $98,108

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sunset:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sunset
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (79.9%)
  • Utility gas (16.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Electricity (78.4%)
  • Utility gas (20.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

22.0%
Louisiana:

17.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

16.0%
Louisiana:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

21.1%
Louisiana:

17.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)