Sunnyside, WA Population

Population: 13,905. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,426 (+3.7% change)
Males: 6,916 (49.7%), Females: 6,989 (50.3%)

Zip code: 98944

Median resident age: 25.1 years
Median household income: $27,583
Median house value: $87,900

Races in Sunnyside:

  • Hispanic (73.1%)
  • Other race (52.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (24.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (6.4%), English (4.2%), Irish (2.9%), United States (2.1%), Norwegian (1.5%), Scottish (1.3%).

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sunnyside

  • High school or higher: 46.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunnyside city

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

35.3% Foreign born (34.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,389 (+20.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sunnyside:

  • SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1016 TACOMA AVENUE PO BOX 719)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sunnyside:

  • PROSSER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; PROSSER, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE TOPPENSIH HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; TOPPENISH, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 41 miles; YAKIMA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sunnyside:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 40 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 63 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 75 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sunnyside:

  • SUNNYSIDE MUNI (about 4 miles; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Abbreviation: 1S5)
  • PROSSER (about 18 miles; PROSSER, WA; Abbreviation: S40)
  • DESERT AIRE (about 26 miles; MATTAWA, WA; Abbreviation: M94)
Amtrak station:
SUNNYSIDE (OUTPOST TEXACO, EXIT 69, I-82) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Sunnyside:

  • PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 8; Location: 214 S SIXTH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunnyside:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 64 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 117 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 146 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)

Schools

Public high schools in Sunnyside:

  • SUNNYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,347; Location: 1801 E. EDISON AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PRIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 105 S. 9TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sunnyside:

  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 920; Location: 800 E. JACKSON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CHIEF KAMIAKIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 917; Location: 1700 E. LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • PIONEER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 837; Location: 2101 E. LINCOLN; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HARRISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 810 S. 16TH STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 30; Location: 1115 S 9TH STREET; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Sunnyside:

  • SUNNYSIDE CHRISTIAN ELEM SCH (Students: 204; Location: 811 NORTH AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 907 SOUTH SIXTH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CALVARY LUTH PRE-SCHOOL – KDG (Students: 105; Location: PO BOX 507; Grades: PK – KG)