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Sunset Hills, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Sunset Hills had a population of 8,694 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sunset Hills is located at latitude 38.5312 and longitude -90.4093 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunset Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 607 feet.

The City of Sunset Hills (GNIS ID: 2396007) 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 City of Sunset Hills is located within Township of Tesson Ferry, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

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Sunset Hills, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,694
Population in Households 8,427
Population in Familes 6,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density2 955
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $91,936
Average Household Income $137,398
Per Capita Income $57,800


Total Housing Units 3,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,649 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 848 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $363,656
Average Home Value $450,915


Total Households 3,497
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,330
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.23%
Households 0.26% 0.21%
Families -0.46% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Sunset Hills, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunset Hills to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 98 91st
Population Density # 407 61st
Diversity Index # 335 68th
Median Household Income # 31 97th
Per Capita Income # 20 98th

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