Zip Code 98944 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSunnyside
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Area Code509
Current Population:22014
Racial Majority: 20.85%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 91.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$37944
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43320
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range699 - 3097 ft.
Area118 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.39417400, -119.95375100

Zip Code 98944 Description

Zip Code 98944 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98944 is primarily located in Yakima County. The official US Postal Service name for 98944 is SUNNYSIDE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98944 are contained within or border the city limits of Sunnyside, WA, Satus, WA, . The area code for zip code 98944 is 509. 98944 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98944 is 5.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98944 increased to 22014 from 20108 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98944 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98944 public schools is Hispanic. 93.6% of students in 98944 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4731 20.85% 4687 +1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 43 -100%
 Hispanic 17596 77.54% 16880 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.21% 106 -56%
 Asian 71 0.31% 121 -41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 34 0.15% 34 +0%
 Two Or More Races 134 0.94% 134 +60%

Zip Code 98944 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.6%
 Black Or African American 0.1%
 Hispanic 91.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 98944 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2201420108
Male Population50.70%
Female Population49.30%
Total Households6124
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
93.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37944
Income Under $50K Per Year62.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
98944 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$231127
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125951
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98944 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25293439465256554738312540
Avg Max Temp (°F)40475866748189897967504065
Avg Precip (In.).89.61.63.52.56.43.19.31.46.53.981.167.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98944
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours