Zonnemaire was a separate municipality until 1961, when it was merged with Brouwershaven.
In 2001, the village of Zonnemaire had 330 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.092 km2, and contained 151 residences. The statistical area "Zonnemaire", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1,040.
Zonnemaire was named after Sonnemare, the water between the former islands of Bommenede and Schouwen.