Sun, LA Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 471. Estimated population in July 2020: 475 (+0.8% change)
Males: 234 (49.7%), Females: 237 (50.3%)

Zip code: 70463

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $25,833
Median house value: $69,200

Races in Sun:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Black (11.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: French (14.0%), Irish (11.3%), English (9.6%), Italian (5.9%), United States (5.3%), German (3.8%).

Elevation: 68 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sun

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 43.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sun village

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+11.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sun:

  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; BOGALUSA, LA)
  • BOGALUSA COMMUNITY REHAB HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BOGALUSA, LA)
  • WASHINGTON ST TAMMANY REG MED CENTER (about 8 miles; BOGALUSA, LA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sun:

  • STENNIS INTL (about 37 miles; BAY ST LOUIS, MS; Abbreviation: HSA)
  • LAKEFRONT (about 44 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Abbreviation: NEW)
  • LOUIS ARMSTRONG NEW ORLEANS INTL (about 52 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Abbreviation: MSY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sun:

  • GEORGE R CARR MEMORIAL AIR FLD (about 11 miles; BOGALUSA, LA; Abbreviation: BXA)
  • GREATER ST. TAMMANY (about 16 miles; COVINGTON, LA; Abbreviation: L31)
  • FRANKLINTON (about 18 miles; FRANKLINTON, LA; Abbreviation: 2R7)
Amtrak station near Sun:

  • 18 miles: PICAYUNE (U.S. 11 & TATE ST.). Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sun:

  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; HAMMOND, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,549)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS (about 45 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,442)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AT NEW ORLEANS (about 45 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,217)
  • DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,193)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 50 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 51 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,659)

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