Sunset employment information

Income per capita$20,998$24,775$28,555
Median household income$31,563$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,036$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,313$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$41,719$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$25,972$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level26.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sunset is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sunset is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sunset is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sunset is 69% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sunset median earnings by income bracket

Sunset employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.5%0.9%
Manufacturing sector13.4%1.7%
Financial & insurance services0.4%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services6.6%16.9%
Public administration8.2%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.5%51.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cecilia, LA1,020$61,42915%
Ossun, LA2,181$55,9255%
Scott, LA8,775$53,9171%
Lawtell, LA1,306$50,4466%
Cankton, LA713$46,91412%
Sunset, LA2,904$31,56341%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Indian Hills, KY2,904$145,250172%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,904$80,67251%
Kulpmont, PA2,904$41,90222%
Nicholson, MS2,904$29,97244%
Chenango Bridge, NY2,903$70,37532%
Sunset, LA2,904$31,56341%
Source: The Sunset, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.