Sunnyside, Washington Population 2021

17,002
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Sunnyside is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 17,002, it is the 63rd largest city in Washington and the 2128th largest city in the United States. Sunnyside is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 7.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,858 in 2010. Sunnyside reached it's highest population of 17,002 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Sunnyside has a population density of 2,254 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunnyside is $56,681 with a poverty rate of 22.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Sunnyside is 25.4 years, 22.4 years for males, and 29.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Sunnyside Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sunnyside was:

  • White: 89.20%
  • Other race: 8.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sunnyside, Washington is 17,002, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,858.

Sunnyside, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,77089.20%
Some Other Race1,3418.10%
Two or More Races3402.05%
Asian610.37%
Black or African American380.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.05%
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Sunnyside Population by Race

Sunnyside Population Pyramid 2021

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Sunnyside Median Age

25.4


Total

22.4


Male

29.4


Female

Sunnyside Adults

There are 10,154 adults, (1,382 of whom are seniors) in Sunnyside.

Sunnyside Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunnyside Sex Ratio

Female

8,214

49.60%

Male

8,345

50.40%

Sunnyside Population by Age

Sunnyside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sunnyside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All57.6%42.4%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family48%52%
Female40.6%59.4%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sunnyside Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5613.5757.6
Married2,2564.2770.1
Female1,1293.8140.6
Non Family8791.1348
Male2974.5655.6

3.99

Average Family Size

3.57

Average Household Size

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Sunnyside Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,81533.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,17714.02%
High School Graduate1,95223.26%
Some College1,47417.56%
Associates Degree4295.11%
Bachelors Degree2292.73%
Graduate Degree3173.78%
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Sunnyside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunnyside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,3542,735246
White1,8871,523239
Other Race71941155
Multiple Races23420315
Asian616161
Black2626
Native American9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sunnyside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,493$33,122$20,518
Less Than High School$23,548$27,271$16,972
High School Grad$26,942$33,929$21,915
Some College$25,729$36,016$18,946
Bachelors Degree$34,268$$33,780
Graduate Degree$68,650$$56,310

$25,493

Average Earnings

$33,122

Average Male

$20,518

Average Female

Sunnyside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunnyside Language by Age

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Sunnyside Language

25.54% of Sunnyside residents speak only English, while 74.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.81% of the population.

Sunnyside Language

Sunnyside Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,0693,43424.41%
White2,11724511.57%
Other1,310937.10%
Black2121100.00%
Native22100.00%

22.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.60%

Male Poverty Rate

26.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunnyside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunnyside is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunnyside is Other, with 7.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.49%.

Sunnyside Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.66%
Some College12.58%
High School8.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sunnyside Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.92%
Male Unemployed18.36%
Female Employed17.61%
Male Employed6.34%

Sunnyside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunnyside Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,780$56,681
Families$44,417$56,808
Married Families$61,759-
Non Families$24,813$49,249
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Income by Household Type

Sunnyside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunnyside Married by Age and Sex

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Sunnyside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sunnyside Marital Status by Race

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Sunnyside Marital Status

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296

Number of Veterans

268

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War140
Vietnam84
First Gulf War49
Korea48
World War II

Sunnyside Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3491
65 to 7471
75+66
35 to 5436
55 to 6432

Sunnyside Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2803.20%
Hispanic1051.32%
Other161.57%

Sunnyside Veterans by Race

Sunnyside Veterans by Education

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4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunnyside Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sunnyside Employment by Age

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Sunnyside Employment by Race

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Sunnyside Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.46%

Born in Washington

72.00%

Native Born

28.00%

Foreign Born

22.37%

Non Citizen

5.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.00% of Sunnyside residents were born in the United States, with 56.46% having been born in Washington. 22.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sunnyside Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,0021030.61%
202016,8991030.61%
201916,7961030.62%
201816,6931470.89%
201716,546830.50%
201616,4631651.01%
201516,2981921.19%
201416,106220.14%
201316,084190.12%
201216,065-2-0.01%
201116,067720.45%
201015,9952,0901.41%
200013,9052,6672.15%
199011,2382,0131.99%
19809,2252,4743.17%
19706,7515430.84%
19606,2082,0144.00%
19504,1940.00%

Sunnyside Population by Year