Sunnyside, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 1,303. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 558  (42.8%)
Females: 745  (57.2%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31501.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,386 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Sunnyside:

$57,386
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,270 (it was $19,852 in 2000)

Sunnyside CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,979 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Sunnyside:

$84,979
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $707.

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  • Races in Sunnyside, GA (2010)

    Sunnyside races chart
    • 1,10584.8%White alone
    • 13410.3%Black alone
    • 352.7%Hispanic
    • 141.1%Two or more races
    • 100.8%Asian alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sunnyside: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.3%), Irish (27.0%), United States (12.9%), Dutch (5.4%), German (2.2%), Welsh (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile   (low).

Sunnyside,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sunnyside:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunnyside CDP:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
Georgia:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,270 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $901 (1.1%)

Sunnyside satellite photo by USGS

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

Sunnyside household income distribution Sunnyside home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sunnyside: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sunnyside, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sunnyside-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 19% smaller 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 slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 172.6 miles away from Sunnyside center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 432.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Sunnyside center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 292.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunnyside topographic map

Birthplace of: Ken Barfield - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Sunnyside:

  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM IN WAYCROSS, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • SATILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • SATILLA PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • WAYCROSS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • DIALYSIS FACILITIES INC WAYCROSS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • WARE VISITING NURSES SERVICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WAYCROSS, GA)

Airports located in Sunnyside:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunnyside:

  • South Georgia State College (about 36 miles; Douglas, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,507)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 51 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Valdosta State University (about 63 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 65 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 73 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 75 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 75 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)

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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 2013: 28.6%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% 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
4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Sunnyside compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Georgia average:

12.6

Sunnyside travel time to work - commute Sunnyside mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sunnyside CDP (based on Ware County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,94671
Mainline Protestant2,77815
Black Protestant2,62011
Other1,1233
Catholic1,0951
None12,750-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Ware County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Ware County:

28.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

7.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pierce County, GA  1.37% ($25,833 average AGI)
from Brantley County, GA  0.40% ($28,667)
from Duval County, FL  0.28% ($23,906)


7.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pierce County, GA  1.46% ($27,259 average AGI)
to Brantley County, GA  0.42% ($27,188)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.32% ($28,243)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 22,010Total average daily traffic
  • 33,015Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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