Sunset, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sunset, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Sunset had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2015. Sunset ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunset is located at latitude 35.2242 and longitude -90.206 in Crittenden County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sunset (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crittenden County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Town of Sunset (GNIS ID: 2406691) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sunset is located within Township of Jasper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crittenden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunset population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Sunset, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 161
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 940
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $80,357
Average Home Value $92,857


Median Household Income $39,023
Average Household Income $51,971
Per Capita Income $17,690
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.31%
Households -0.26% -0.28%
Families 0.41% -0.43%
Median Household Income   5.08%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sunset, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunset to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 428 21st
Population Density1 # 81 85th
Diversity Index2 # 104 81st
Median Household Income # 188 65th
Per Capita Income # 371 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.