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.
When you are in Sunnyside, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 50.34% of Sunnyside’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sunnyside is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunnyside who work in farm management occupations (30.64%), office and administrative support (8.08%), and teaching (5.96%).
In Sunnyside, just 9.76% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sunnyside in 2010 was $14,279, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,116 for a family of four. However, Sunnyside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sunnyside is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sunnyside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sunnyside residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sunnyside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 82.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunnyside include English, Dutch, Irish, and Scottish.
In addition, Sunnyside has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.08%).
The most common language spoken in Sunnyside is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Indic languages.