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The Sunnyside CDP(1) had a population of 1,358 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Sunnyside is located at latitude 31.2394 and longitude -82.3421 in Ware County. The formal boundaries for the Sunnyside Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Ware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Sunnyside Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sunnyside Census Designated Place is located within Waycross Division of Ware County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Sunnyside, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,358 (100%)
Population in Households 1,356 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,101 (81.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 957
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $51,948
Average Household Income $62,708
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $26,373
Wealth Index5 59


Total HU (Housing Units) 624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 373 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $99,398
Average Home Value $126,008
Housing Affordability Index3 329


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 365
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.25% 0.19%
Households 0.3% 0.25%
Families -0.43% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
Owner Occupied HU   0.32%

Sunnyside, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunnyside to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 334 47th
Population Density # 166 74th
Median Household Income # 234 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 581 93rd
Per Capita Income # 199 68th
Diversity Index # 402 36th

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