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Sunset, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Sunset had a population of 5,232 as of July 1, 2016. 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 Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunset is located at latitude 41.1381 and longitude -112.0284 in Davis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunset (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Davis County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,511 feet.

The City of Sunset (GNIS ID: 2412013) 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.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sunset is located within North Davis Division of Davis 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, 2016.

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Sunset, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,232
Population in Households 5,229
Population in Familes 4,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 3,995
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,776
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 1,319
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,191 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 585 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $136,368
Average Home Value $168,010


Median Household Income $51,039
Average Household Income $55,179
Per Capita Income $18,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.72%
Households 0.38% 0.78%
Families 0.26% 0.67%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunset to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 94 71st
Population Density1 # 14 96th
Diversity Index2 # 26 92nd
Median Household Income # 231 29th
Per Capita Income # 277 15th

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