Income/capita 10%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 33%
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Income per capita$32,809$27,598$29,829
Median household income$71,234$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,922$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,604$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$42,910$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$30,891$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sunset is 10% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sunset is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sunset is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sunset is 35% lower than the national average

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      Sunset employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%3.7%
      Manufacturing sector4.2%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services9.6%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%10.4%
      Public administration3.5%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.4%3.0%
      Education, health & social services13.3%34.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900136.6%
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935$124,504125.1%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690.4%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04782.7%
      Coral Gables, FL50,533$91,45265.3%
      Sunset, FL16,602$71,23428.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Opelousas, LA16,605$19,81064.2%
      Coalinga, CA16,609$51,2657.3%
      Lemont, IL16,587$89,52461.8%
      Hazel Park, MI16,587$33,37939.7%
      Imperial, CA16,583$85,50354.6%
      Sunset, FL16,602$71,23428.8%
      Source: The Sunset, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).