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Sunny Side, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sunny Side had a population of 129 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Sunny Side is located at latitude 33.3407 and longitude -84.2908 in Spalding County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunny Side encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spalding County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of Sunny Side (GNIS ID: 2405549) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sunny Side is located within Sunny Side Division of Spalding County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunny Side: Sunnyside.


Sunny Side, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 129 (100%)
Population in Households 129 (100.0%)
Population in Families 108 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 654
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $42,026
Average Household Income $57,442
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $19,590
Wealth Index5 46


Total HU (Housing Units) 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $166,667
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.37% 0.46%
Households -0.36% 0.37%
Families 0.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   0.63%
Owner Occupied HU   0.6%


Sunny Side, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunny Side to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 602 4th
Population Density # 273 56th
Median Household Income # 327 48th
Housing Affordability Index # 33 5th
Per Capita Income # 434 31st
Diversity Index # 180 71st

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