Sunnyside, WA 98944 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98944: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sunnyside, WA 98944

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Yakima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.329, Longitude -120.001
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 683
  • PO Box Addresses: 788
  • Residential Addresses: 6,338
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 341
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,997

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Sunnyside, WA 98944 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,216
Population in Households 21,948
Population in Familes 19,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 86


Median Household Income $45,321
Average Household Income $60,327
Per Capita Income $17,057


Total Housing Units 6,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,656 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,473 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $146,346
Average Home Value $187,384


Total Households 6,129
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 4,877
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.37%
Households 0.23% 0.31%
Families 0.17% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Sunnyside, WA 98944 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98944 to the other 581 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 151 74th
Population Density # 269 54th
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 479 18th
Per Capita Income # 551 5th

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