Sunnyside is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 16,325 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sunnyside is the 65th largest community in Washington.
Sunnyside is a blue-collar town, with 50.97% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sunnyside is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunnyside who work in farm management occupations (30.21%), office and administrative support (8.42%), and personal care services (6.74%).
The rate of college-level education in Sunnyside is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.12% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sunnyside in 2010 was $15,054, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,216 for a family of four. However, Sunnyside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sunnyside is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sunnyside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sunnyside, accounting for 84.50% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sunnyside residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sunnyside include English, Irish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
In addition, Sunnyside has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (30.51%).
The most common language spoken in Sunnyside is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Other Asian languages.