Sunset is a town in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 2,897 at the 2010 census, up from 2,352 in 2000. It is part of the Opelousas–Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Sunset is located at 30°24′30″N 92°3′58″W (30.408456, -92.066132).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km2) (0.96%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,897 people, 1,129 households, and 787 families residing in the town. The population density was 934.5 people per square mile (360.8/km2). There were 1,226 housing units at an average density of 395.5 per square mile (153.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 46.8% White, 48.9% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.