Sunnyside, Washington Population 2020

16,920

Sunnyside is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 16,920, it is the 63rd largest city in Washington and the 2110th largest city in the United States. Sunnyside is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,858 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Sunnyside has a population density of 2,244 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sunnyside is $59,271 with a poverty rate of 24.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $701 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Sunnyside is 25.2 years, 22.5 years for males, and 27.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.5 males.

Sunnyside Demographics

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

  • White: 88.04%
  • Other race: 9.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sunnyside, Washington is 16,920, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,858.

Sunnyside, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,47588.04%
Some Other Race1,5589.48%
Two or More Races2321.41%
Black or African American730.44%
Asian580.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.28%

Sunnyside Population Pyramid 2020

Sunnyside Median Age

25.2


Total

22.5


Male

27.6


Female

Sunnyside Adults

There are 9,956 adults, (1,292 of whom are seniors) in Sunnyside.

Sunnyside Age Dependency

89.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunnyside Sex Ratio

Female

8,161

49.64%

Male

8,281

50.36%

Sunnyside Households and Families

Sunnyside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sunnyside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
All56.5%43.5%
Male51.4%48.6%
Non Family43.5%56.5%
Female33.3%66.7%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3583.7156.5
Married2,2814.3371.9
Female1,0543.8533.3
Non Family6901.143.5
Male3334.451.4

4.01

Average Family Size

3.71

Average Household Size

12.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sunnyside Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,83034.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,26815.26%
High School Graduate1,82821.99%
Some College1,38816.70%
Associates Degree4165.01%
Bachelors Degree3143.78%
Graduate Degree2673.21%

Sunnyside Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,3882,618194
White1,7541,440297
Other Race81445170
Multiple Races159146
Asian585858
Native American463232
Black3131

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,254$27,307$17,895
Less Than High School$21,667$25,103$15,915
High School Grad$26,010$32,637$20,051
Some College$24,903$37,788$18,813
Bachelors Degree$54,758$$41,484
Graduate Degree$72,500$$68,173

$24,254

Average Earnings

$27,307

Average Male

$17,895

Average Female

Sunnyside Language

Sunnyside Language by Age

Sunnyside Language

26.54% of Sunnyside residents speak only English, while 73.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 72.82% of the population.

Sunnyside Poverty

Sunnyside Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,0983,74526.56%
Other1,52628918.94%
White1,96123812.14%
Black382668.42%
Native39717.95%

24.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

28.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunnyside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunnyside is Black, with 68.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunnyside is White, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.67%
Some College12.57%
High School11.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.09%
Female Employed20.49%
Male Unemployed17.60%
Male Employed6.74%

Sunnyside Income

Sunnyside Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,903$59,271
Families$40,721$58,855
Married Families$61,331-
Non Families$24,029$51,192

Sunnyside Marital Status

Sunnyside Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunnyside Married by Age and Sex

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

Sunnyside Veterans

244

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War142
Korea56
First Gulf War48
Vietnam40
World War II

$Sunnyside Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunnyside Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sunnyside Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.91%

Born in Washington

70.00%

Native Born

30.00%

Foreign Born

24.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

70.00% of Sunnyside residents were born in the United States, with 55.91% having been born in Washington. 24.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,920890.53%
201916,831890.53%
201816,7421761.06%
201716,566890.54%
201616,4771721.05%
201516,3051961.22%
201416,109250.16%
201316,084250.16%
201216,059-1-0.01%
201116,060760.48%
201015,9842,0791.40%
200013,9052,6672.15%
199011,2382,0131.99%
19809,2252,4743.17%
19706,7515430.84%
19606,2082,0144.00%
19504,1940.00%