Sunset, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 2,966 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.1%
Males: 1,437  (48.5%)
Females: 1,529  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70584.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,204 (it was $22,384 in 2000)
Sunset:

$37,204
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,948 (it was $12,642 in 2000)

Sunset town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,330 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Sunset:

$162,330
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $172,517; detached houses: $190,692; mobile homes: $72,847

Median gross rent in 2017: $415.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sunset: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.1%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Sunset, LA (2010)
    • 1,41748.9%Black alone
    • 1,35746.8%White alone
    • 782.7%Hispanic
    • 250.9%Two or more races
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 20.07%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Sunset, Louisiana as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sunset is 211 to 1.



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

2.74
Louisiana average:

3.83
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Ancestries: French Canadian (25.8%), English (4.2%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.8%), American (2.4%), Cajun (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 48 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 953 people per square mile   (low).

Sunset, Louisiana map

65 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

2.2%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $535 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $508 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.41 N, Longitude: 92.07 W

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in Sunset, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sunset, LA in 2017
Sunset satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $198,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sunset, LA residents
Average permit cost in Sunset, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +149 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Sunset, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Sunset, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Sunset, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Sunset 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 the city 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 Sunset center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Landry Parish (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunset topographic map

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:

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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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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Sunset:

Marital status in Sunset, LA
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Sunset:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,23435
Evangelical Protestant6,08338
Black Protestant2,0627
Mainline Protestant1,31911
Other4064
None24,280-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
St. Landry Parish:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Landry Parish:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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
This county:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
St. Landry Parish:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.3%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.0%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sunset:

21.3%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sunset:

13.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.3%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sunset, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,000$36,0000$0
Other Government Administration 6$3,500$7,0000$0
Police - Other 4$8,000$24,0000$0
Financial Administration 3$7,000$28,0000$0
Firefighters 2$2,500$15,0000$0
Water Supply 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Sewerage 1$2,500$30,0000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,500$30,0000$0
Gas Supply 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$50,000$24,0000$0

Sunset government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $561,000 ($189.14)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($4.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $648,000 ($218.48)
    Central Staff Services: $253,000 ($85.30)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($74.17)
    Financial Administration: $177,000 ($59.68)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($52.60)
    Gas Utilities: $121,000 ($40.80)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($31.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($23.94)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $745,000 ($251.18)

Sunset government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $149,000 ($50.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $124,000 ($41.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($22.93)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $234,000 ($78.89)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($77.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $260,000 ($87.66)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $536,000 ($180.71)
    Property: $130,000 ($43.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $126,000 ($42.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $85,000 ($28.66)

Sunset government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000 ($190.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000 ($119.69)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($84.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($13.82)

Sunset government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $247,000 ($83.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,000 ($14.16)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.69% ($48,737 average AGI)
from Acadia Parish, LA  0.56% ($41,161)
from Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($30,547)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.60% ($44,914 average AGI)
to Acadia Parish, LA  0.57% ($37,835)
to Evangeline Parish, LA  0.39% ($33,826)

Businesses in Sunset, LA

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1

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)
Sunset fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sunset fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.9mTotal length
  • $2,956,000Total costs
  • 156,600Total average daily traffic
  • 11,395Total average daily truck traffic
  • 195,442Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sunset, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 81960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sunset, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:
  • 152 Meters Sw Int Us 49 & La 93 (Lat: 30.414722 Lon: -92.055000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 111.3 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: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/09/2025, 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:

6
  • 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, 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: 01/15/2015, Expiration Date: 04/05/2025, Certifier: John B Webb, Registrant: Entergy Services, 425 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 377-4320, 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, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2014, 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:
  • MUSCADINE, 273 Muscadine Road (Lat: 30.425833 Lon: -92.071111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQRT929, Licensee ID: L01852059,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2013, Expiration Date: 07/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2017, Certifier: Chris Negron, Registrant: Southern Light, LLC, 156 St. Anthony Street, Mobile, AL 36603, Phone: (251) 662-1170, Email:
  • LEWISBURG, 1842 Bearb Rd (Lat: 30.418389 Lon: -92.150333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WQSZ562,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2013, Expiration Date: 12/13/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • NO00130B, 170 Woody Lane (Lat: 30.417583 Lon: -92.056917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.6 m, Overall height: 87.8 m, Call Sign: WQUD547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2015, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sunset, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.8%), and Structure Fires (41.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sunset, LA
    • 13343.8%Outside Fires
    • 12641.4%Structure Fires
    • 4113.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sunset, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sunset, LA
  • 82.2%Electricity
  • 13.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sunset, LA
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Sunset compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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