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Ware County

Population in 2010: 1,303. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 618  (47.4%)
Females: 685  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip codes: 31501.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $55,108 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Sunnyside:

$55,108
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,641

Sunnyside CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $94,853 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Sunnyside:

$94,853
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,453; Detached houses: $119,453

Median gross rent in 2011: $629.

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  • White alone - 1,105 (84.8%)
  • Black alone - 134 (10.3%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.4%)

Races in Sunnyside detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunnyside: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (26.9%), English (20.2%), United States (11.1%), German (10.5%), Scottish (1.9%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sunnyside:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunnyside CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

131 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

This place:  8.7%
Georgia:  9.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $987 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $819 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (75.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (728.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Waycross, GA (1.4 miles ), Deenwood, GA (1.4 miles ), Blackshear, GA (2.6 miles ), Waresboro, GA (3.3 miles ), Hoboken, GA (3.6 miles ), Bristol, GA (3.8 miles ), Dixie Union, GA (3.9 miles ), Patterson, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.24 N, Longitude: 82.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Sunnyside-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Sunnyside place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/25/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunnyside-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ware County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ken Barfield - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sunnyside:

  • SATILLA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)

Airports located in Sunnyside:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunnyside:

  • Valdosta State University (about 63 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 72 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 75 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 9,893)
  • Jacksonville University (about 76 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 83 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • University of North Florida (about 84 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,254)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 87 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)

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Notable location: Okefenokee Church Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sunnyside include: Brooks Church (A), Grace Church (B), Victory Drive Church of God (C), Okefenokee Church (D), Sunnyside Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Ware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sunnyside, GA


4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Sunnyside compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Sunnyside travel time to work - commute


Sunnyside mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sunnyside (based on Ware County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.43%
Here55.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents54.8%18.5%5.8%3.5%2.0%
Congregations31.5%16.4%11.0%1.4%5.5%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.8%1.6%8.2%
Congregations5.5%1.4%1.4%8.2%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Ware County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Ware County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
This county:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Ware County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ware County:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

7.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pierce County, GA  1.25% ($25,567 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.42% ($27,043)
from Duval County, FL  0.28% ($23,906)


7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pierce County, GA  1.54% ($36,184 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.64% ($30,861)
to Glynn County, GA  0.28% ($46,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunnyside:

  • WFNS (1350 AM; 3 kW; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MARMAC COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; JESUP, GA; Owner: JESUP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunnyside:

  • WASW (91.9 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKUB (105.1 FM; BLACKSHEAR, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWUF (97.7 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: MATTOX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W214BG (90.7 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAJQ-FM (104.3 FM; ALMA, GA; Owner: BLUEBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunnyside:

  • W54CW (Channel 54; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sunnyside)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0ILH, Previous Call Sign: KB4FYC, Licensee ID: L00265731
    Grant Date: 07/01/2000, Expiration Date: 09/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2012
    Registrant: Robert L Wright Jr, Sunnyside, GA 30284



Sunnyside on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #96 (31501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries"
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